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New Migrant Center on Lesvos Will be Built Expeditiously, Greek PM Promises

The new migrant center on the Greek island of Lesvos, to replace Moria the old camp which was burned down by migrants in September...

Somalis Make Up New Migrant Wave to Greece via Turkey

Greece is gravely concerned about a new illegal migrant wave of Somalis who are entering Greece by means orchestrated by Turkey, aided by a...

Entire Fossilized Tree Discovered Intact on Greece’s Lesvos Island

Greece's Museum of Natural History of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos announced recently a major discovery on the beautiful island of the eastern Aegean...

Greek Police Suspends 4 Officers for Beating Helpless Refugees on Lesvos

The Greek Police announced on Friday night that they suspended three border guards and one police officer on the island of Lesvos, following the...

Greece Accused of Imposing News Blackout from Migrant Camps

Human rights groups say that a new law approved recently by the Greek Parliament imposes a general news blackout on the dozens of migrant...

Seventh-Century BC Artifacts Found in Lesvos Archaeological Dig

Three buildings that are of particular interest to archaeologists were brought to light recently in the ongoing excavation in the castle of Agioi Theodoroi,...

Human Trafficking: Greece Says Turkey Provides Student Visas to Somalis

Greek officials implored Turkey to try to stop the movement of migrants and refugees from its soil, charging that the individuals who have come...

European Commission OK’s Plan for New Migrant and Refugee Center on Lesvos

Greek Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation for the...

Two Women Found Dead after Migrant Boat Capsizes Wednesday

The bodies of two women, declared missing after a boat carrying dozens of migrants and refugees capsized off the coast of the Greek island...

Two Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Greece’s Lesvos

A search and rescue operation is under way for two people missing off the island of Lesvos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants...

18-Million-Year Old Petrified Trees Unearthed on Greece’s Lesvos

Excavations for rainwater drainage pipes brought to light fourteen petrified trees, in an area near Sigri and the region of Lesvos island's Petrified Forest. "The...

Suspected ISIS Member in Peloponnese was Refugee on Lesvos in 2017

A man who had come on a boat to Greece from Turkey in 2017, claiming political asylum from the nation of Tajikistan, was brought...

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