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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...

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...

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