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Population of Greece’s Notorious Moria Migrant Camp at All-Time High

The population at the Reception and Identification Centre in Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos, with a capacity of 3,000 individuals, reached an...

Greece’s Historical Ermis Cafe, in Operation on Lesvos Since 1800

"Ermis," the oldest cafe in Greece, which has been in operation since the year 1800 in Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos Island, has recently...
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More Than 240 Migrants Land on Greece’s Lesvos on Wednesday (video)

At least 243 migrants arrived on Wednesday on Greece's Lesvos, more than cancelling out the transfer of 215 migrants from the notorious Moria camp...

UN Refugee Agency Calls on Greece to Move Thousands of Migrants to the Mainland

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called on Greece on Tuesday to urgently move thousands of refugees and asylum seekers out of dangerously overcrowded reception...

More than 200 Migrants Moved From Lesvos to Athens

Greek authorities transferred a total of 215 migrants from the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos to the port of Piraeus early on Tuesday in...

Rioting Breaks Out at Greece’s Moria Camp After Migrant Dies in Fire

Greek riot police clashed with angry migrants at the Moria Reception Center on Lesvos on Sunday after one woman died in a fire at...

One Dead After Large Fire Breaks Out in Refugee Camp of Moria on Lesvos

A mother and her child died on Sunday afternoon after a large fire broke out in the Moria camp on Greece's island of Lesvos. According...

Plan Revealed to Transfer 10,000 Immigrants from Islands to Mainland

According to a plan of Greece's Ministry of Citizens' Protection, up to ten thousand migrants, including economic refugees and asylum seekers, are expected to be...

EU Ready to Offer Greece Emergency Assistance To Tackle Immigration Crisis

Natasha Bertaud, deputy chief spokesperson of the European Commission, said on Monday morning that the EU is ready to mobilize anything it can to...

Migrant Crisis Dominates Former Greek PM Tsipras’ Meeting with Pope Francis

President of main opposition party SYRIZA and former prime minister Alexis Tsipras had a one-hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday. According...

Life-Jacket Graveyard on Greece’s Lesvos “Poses Environmental Threat”

Local authorities on Lesvos issued a warning on Thursday about the  environmental hazard of thousands of abandoned life jackets used by illegal migrants crossing...

Governor of Moria Migrant Camp on Greece’s Lesvos Island Resigns, Citing Fatigue

The governor of the overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesvos handed in his resignation on Wednesday, citing fatigue. Yannis Balbakakis told...

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