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Protesters Storm Chios Town Hall Over Plans for New Refugee and Migrant Camp

Dozens of angry protesters stormed the town hall on the Greek island of Chios on Monday evening, during a scheduled meeting to decide on...

First Baby Born in 2020 on Greece’s Lesvos was Born Into a Refugee Family

The first baby to be born in 2020 on Greece's island of Lesvos was a boy from a family of Iraqi refugees. The boy was...

Eight People Killed off Turkey’s Aegean Coast After Migrant Boat Sinks

Eight people perished after a migrant boat carrying approximately fifteen people capsized and sank off the Aegean coast of Turkey, the country's interior ministry...

46,000 New Migrants Land on Greece’s Eastern Aegean Shores in 2019

The total number of refugees and migrants who reached Greece's Eastern Aegean islands during 2019 reached the astounding figure of 46,026, according to official...

Migrant Influx to Greece Continues Through Christmas Despite Severe Weather

Despite the ongoing severe weather conditions and freezing temperatures which have prevailed in Greece over the past several days, the influx of migrants from...

Study Finds Vast Majority of Greek Teenagers Have Positive Feelings About Refugees and Migrants

According to a study published by Greece's University Mental Health Research Institute (ΕΠΙΨΥ) recently, the vast majority of Greek teenagers have positive feelings towards...

Europol Dismantles Migrant Smuggling Group in Greece and Italy

Europol, working along with the National Police of Greece and Italy, dismantled a large group that was illegally smuggling migrants into the two countries, it...

Refugee Dies in Container Fire in Greece’s Lesvos Migrant Camp

A 27-year-old female Afghan refugee burned to death early on Thursday morning in the container in which she was living with her family in...

UN High Commissioner Warns Greece Could Face ”Dramatic Consequences” on Migration

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Thursday that Greece could face ''dramatic consequences'' due to the refugee and migrant crisis. Grandi spoke...

2,793 New Migrants Arrive on Greek Shores in Last Seven Days

Despite the severe weather conditions which prevailed in the country during most of last week, a total of 2,793 new migrants and refugees arrived...

Greek Shipowners Donate 10 Patrol Boats to the Hellenic Coast Guard

The Union of Greek Shipowners (EEE) donated to the country's Coast Guard 10 state-of-the-art high-speed boats that will be built in Greece based on...

Choosy Migrants Turn Down Free Accommodations at Greek Monastery (video)

A group of migrants on Thursday refused free accommodations in a monastery in western Greece which had been offered to them by the authorities...

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