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Hundreds of Migrants Housed in New Facility on Greece’s Lesvos Island

A total of 800 migrants and refugees who had been left without shelter after the fires that destroyed the Moria camp on Lesvos last...
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Thousands Flee Fire at Notorious Greek Migrant Camp of Moria

Thousands of migrants fled the overcrowded camp at Moria, on the Greek island of Lesvos, after multiple fires gutted much of the site early...

Greece’s Moria Migrant Camp Quarantined After First Covid Case Detected

Greek health authorities placed the overcrowded migrant camp of Moria, on the island of Lesvos, in quarantine for 14 days beginning Wednesday, after they...

Afghan Migrant Kills Teenager in Moria Camp on Lesvos Island

A 16-year-old Afghan teenager was stabbed and killed early Wednesday morning by a 20-year-old Afghan man a short distance from the north gate of...

EU to Offer €2000 to Migrants on Greek Islands to Return to Their Countries

The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson announced from Athens on Thursday that Brussels will offer €2,000 ($2,250) to every migrant currently living...

European Investment Bank Offers €200M to Support Infrastructure in Evros, North Aegean

The European Investment Bank will offer 200 million euros to Greece for the support of infrastructure works due to the recent migration-related developments on...

Athens Issues NAVTEX from Lesvos to Samos to Limit Refugee, Migrant Passages

Greek authorities recently issued a Navigational Telex (NAVTEX), legally blocking off a large maritime area around the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos in...

Greek Islanders Create Blockades, Vow to Stop New Migrant Centers

Residents of Greece's three eastern Aegean islands which have been under the hottest spotlight during the migration crisis began putting up blockades on Monday...

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...

Greece Adopts “Robust” Measures to Deal With Migrant Spike

The Greek government on Saturday announced a new "robust" migration policy that, it says, will address the increase of migration flows to the Aegean...

Greek PM Convenes Security Council Over Migrant Spike

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis convened on Saturday a meeting of his top security officials as fears grow that the number of migrants crossing...

Greece Summons Turkish Ambassador To Protest Migrant Arrivals on Lesvos

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendas summoned the Turkish Ambassador to Greece, Burak Özügergin, on Friday to protest the huge numbers of migrants who arrived from...

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