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North Aegean Islanders Go on General Strike in Protest Against Migrant Crisis

A general strike scheduled weeks ago took place on Wednesday on the islands of the North Aegean region of Greece, which have been the...

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...

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...

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...

Greek Authorities Rescue Crew of Liberia-Flagged Vessel Adrift off Sagri, Lesvos

Greece's Coast Guard have saved all the crewmembers of a Liberia-flagged vessel that was floating completely adrift between the islands of Lesvos and Skyros...

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...

Greece to Set Up New Migrant Detention Camps, Shut Down Notorious Moria

The Greek government on Wednesday announced plans to shut down the notorious migrant camp at Moria on the island of Lesvos and set up...

Baby in Greek Migrant Camp Dies From Severe Dehydration

A nine-month-old baby has died of "severe dehydration" at the Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, the aid organization Doctors Without...

EU Court Slams Eastern States While Migrant Crisis in Greece and Italy Escalates

Official data on the numbers of new arrivals of refugees and migrants on the islands of the Northern Aegean in Greece was made public...

Official Data: 795 New Migrants Land on Greek Shores in Less Than Two Days

According to official data from the Greek Ministry of Citizen's Protection, a total of 795 new migrants and refugees arrived on Greek shores on...

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