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Greek Island Official Rejects ‘New Migrant Camp’ Rumors

Officials on the Greek island of Lesvos have moved to deny reports of a new camp to help house thousands of migrants and refugees...

Six Die after Boat from Turkey Heading for Greece Capsizes

A rubber boat carrying 16 people from Turkey to Lesvos capsized and six people drowned, with three children among them, according to Anadolu news...

Man Accused of Shooting Teen on Greece’s Lesvos is Remanded in Custody

A 78-year-old Lesvos man accused of opening fire and injuring a 16-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker in his yard was on Monday remanded in custody, with...

Lesvos Meets China at Evolution Event

A conference on "Fossilised forests: evidence of the evolution of life on earth, examples from Lesvos and China" will take place on Sunday at...

Female Couple Make History by Tying the Knot on Greek Island

The beach of Eressos was host to the first-ever wedding ceremony between two women in the history of the island of Lesvos, joining a...

Fresh Fighting Erupts at Overcrowded Lesvos Refugee Camp

More violence has broken out at the refugee hotspot of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos. According to police reports, 19 people were arrested...

Greek Island Gets Set for Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018

Revelers are getting ready for this weekend's Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018 which promises fans of Greece's iconic tipple an event not to be forgotten. On...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Greece Gets €20M to Deal with Migration Problems on Greek Islands

The European Commission on Monday gave over €45 million ($52 million) to Greece and Spain to deal with migration issues. Monday's sums come shortly after Greece...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Drones, Satellites Help Greek Researchers Tackle Plastic Pollution

Researchers from the University of the Aegean have developed an innovative experiment off the coast of Lesvos to tackle one of the biggest environmental...

Greek Island Beach Demands to See Bathers’ Passports (photos)

A popular beach on the Greek island of Lesvos is refusing entry to bathers without a valid Schengen-area passport, in an apparent effort to bar...

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