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Greece Calls for the Return of 1,450 Migrants to Turkey

Greece called on the European Union and its border agency Frontex, on Thursday to remove 1,450 migrants who are not entitled to asylum and...

Migrant Crossings into Greece Fall by 76 Percent in 2020

Migrant crossings into Greece fell by 76% in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest data from Frontex, the European Border and Coast...

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...

Search and Rescue Underway for Migrants off the Island of Lesvos

A search and rescue attempt is currently underway off the Greek island of Lesvos after three women were reported to have fallen off a...

Hundreds of Child Refugees Moved from Greece to Germany

More than 1,000 migrants and refugees, including 612 children, have been relocated from Greece to Germany over the last several months following an agreement...

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...

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...

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...

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