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New Greek Government Pledges to “Immediately” Improve Refugee Living Conditions

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Monday with Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, at Maximos Mansion in Athens....

New Surveillance System to Monitor the Aegean for Athens and Brussels in Real Time

A new, state-of-the-art integrated maritime surveillance system will be developed in the Aegean Sea, as the European Internal Security Fund  has decided to grant...

Greek-French Architect Designs Multipurpose Life Jacket for Refugees and Migrants

A young Greek-French architect has recently developed a new, innovative life jacket which could help refugees and migrants in many ways while they make...

Nine Migrants Missing as Boat Sinks off Turkey’s Aegean Coast

The Turkish Coast Guard announced on Monday that a dinghy carrying forty migrants sank near the coast of Bodrum in the Aegean Sea. Thirty-one people...

ECHR Accuses Greece of Violating Human Rights of Five Minor Migrants

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Greece had violated the human rights of five minors aged between 14 and 17...

Greece in the Spotlight Over Alleged Pushbacks of Migrants to Turkey

The European Commission has contacted Greek authorities concerning reports of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants to Turkey in the Evros region on Greece's northeastern...

At Least Seven Dead as Migrant Dinghy Capsizes off Lesvos, Greece

A new tragedy involving refugees and migrants took place in the early hours of Tuesday off the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos,...

Over 2,000 Greek and Migrant Students Participate in “A Home Away from Home” Contest

Over 2,000 Greek and refugee students in Livadia participated in a competition to express their personal idea of home, with 100 of them winning...

Frontex Saves Sixty Migrants in the Sea off Samos, Greece

Sixty migrants who were trying to make their way to Greece as passengers aboard a dinghy were saved near the village of Agios Constantinos...

Vatican Delegation Donates $100,000 for Refugees on Lesvos

A Vatican delegation which visited refugees living in a rag-tag collection of tents on Lesvos on Thursday has donated more than $100,000 to Caritas...

Europol to Install Unit in Greece’s Evros to Tackle Migrant Smuggling

It was announced on Wednesday that Europol will dispatch a mobile unit with a number of expert officers to assist the local Greek Police...

Survey Finds Greeks Are More Empathetic Toward Refugees Than Other Europeans

A new report published recently shows that the Greek people are more empathetic toward refugees compared to other Europeans. The report, titled ''Attitudes Towards National Identity,...

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