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Hotspots on Greek Islands Better Prepared

The European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said on Tuesday that the Greek islands are better prepared to host migrants this winter in comparison...

New Video Emerges Showing Lesvos Landslide

A new drone video shows the size of the destruction caused by a landslide that occurred on Friday night on Greece's Lesvos island, near...

Dozens of Buildings Evacuated Following Lesvos Landslide

Experts meeting in the town of Plomari in Lesvos on Sunday following a landslide on the island, decided to evacuate 29 buildings, fifteen of which...

Homes Damaged in Lesvos Landslide

Homes and vehicles were seriously damaged on Friday evening following a landslide near the town of Plomari on the Greek island of Lesvos. Huge rocks...

Lesvos Migrant Camp ‘a Scar on the Conscience of Europe’, Says Amnesty International

The secretary-general of Amnesty International, Kumi Naidoo, has sent an open letter to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, calling on him to take all necessary...
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The Astonishing Journey of a Congolese Migrant to Greece’s Top Basketball League

Born in the jungle of Congo, it wasn't easy to follow his dream of playing basketball, but perseverance, hard work and "God" helped Christ...

Greek Sea Scouts Accept John McCain Prize on Behalf of Lesvos

Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents...

People of Lesvos to Receive John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service

The people of Lesvos will be the first recipients of the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service, in recognition of their hospitality to...
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From Syria to Greece, from Refugee to Lifeguard

It was just over a year ago when Obada “Ibo” Al-Nassar made the perilous venture across the Aegean to reach Lesvos. The friendship that...
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Video: Mistreatment of Elderly Female Migrant by Greek Police on Lesvos

An internal investigation is underway to look into the allegations that four Greek officers mistreated an elderly female migrant at the Moria hotspot on...

Following Takedown, Holy Cross Raised Again in Lesvos

Just a week after a holy cross was destroyed, a new holy cross has been raised at the same location on the Greek island...

Newsweek Accused of Fake News About Notorious Greek Migrant Camp

The director of the Moria migrant camp on Lesvos has accused U.S. magazine Newsweek of reporting "fake news" regarding the situation at the camp...

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