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EU Approves 130 Million Euros for Refugee Facilities on Greek Islands

    The European Commission announced on Monday the disbursement of a total of 130 million euros designated for the construction of three controlled-access refugee and...

Greek Islands Revolt Over Migrant Detention Centers

Authorities in several islands in the North Aegean have now openly revolted against the Greek government after Monday's announcement of a new bill allowing...

Greek Communities Resist Migrant Temporary Settlements

The atmosphere in Giannitsa, northern Greece, early on Sunday morning was volatile as residents tried to prevent buses carrying 100-150 migrants and refugees from...

Greek Islanders Threaten to Block Migrant Ship From Docking

The residents of the island of Leros are threatening to mobilize in protest against the large number of refugees and migrants who are living...

1500 Refugees Live in Squalor at Greek Psychiatric Hospital

Fifteen hundred migrants and refugees are living under squalid conditions at the Leros Psychiatric Hospital, along with 154 patients, according to a complaint by...

Stolen Weapons Probe Eyes Naval Base Guards on Leros Island, Greece

Greek police and naval investigators probing the theft of military equipment and weapons from a naval base on the island of Leros are now...

Military Equipment Goes Missing From Greek Navy Premises on Leros Island

The General Staff of the Greek Navy announced in the early hours of Tuesday that military equipment which had been stockpiled at Leros Naval Technical Installation...

Young Refugee Teaches Greek Language to Kids Worldwide

A young Palestinian refugee on the Greek island of Leros, who arrived on a rickety boat from Turkey in December of last year, has...

Leros and ‘Greek Challenge’ to Bid for Extreme Sailing Series

'Greek Challenge' along with the municipality of the southern Aegean island of Leros have teamed up in order to bid and host international sailing...

Turkish Coast Guard Ship ‘Stopped Greek Fishermen’

Allegations of harassment at sea of Greek fishermen by Turkish boats and the country's coast guard continued on Friday. It follows reports earlier this week...

Greek Fishermen Accuse Turkish Boats of Opening Fire off Leros Island

Greek fishermen have reported that they were fired upon by Turkish fishing boats near Kalapodi islet, 300 meters off the coast of Leros island. Two...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

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