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Greece Transfers 500 Asylum Seekers From the Islands to Mainland

The transportation of 500 individuals from the Aegean islands to accommodation facilities for asylum seekers throughout Greece was underway on Tuesday. The transfer began on...

Protesters Storm Chios Town Hall Over Plans for New Refugee and Migrant Camp

Dozens of angry protesters stormed the town hall on the Greek island of Chios on Monday evening, during a scheduled meeting to decide on...

Search Continues for Survivors from Migrant Boat Shipwreck in Greece

A rescue operation continued on Monday to locate refugees and migrants who were on a vessel that sank on Saturday morning, thirteen nautical miles...

At Least 12 Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes in Northwestern Greece

The Greek Coast Guard has recovered 12 bodies on Saturday after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the island of Antipaxoi in North-Western Greece. At...

Eight People Killed off Turkey’s Aegean Coast After Migrant Boat Sinks

Eight people perished after a migrant boat carrying approximately fifteen people capsized and sank off the Aegean coast of Turkey, the country's interior ministry...

46,000 New Migrants Land on Greece’s Eastern Aegean Shores in 2019

The total number of refugees and migrants who reached Greece's Eastern Aegean islands during 2019 reached the astounding figure of 46,026, according to official...

Migrant Influx to Greece Continues Through Christmas Despite Severe Weather

Despite the ongoing severe weather conditions and freezing temperatures which have prevailed in Greece over the past several days, the influx of migrants from...

Two Asylum Seekers Commit Suicide in Northern Greece

Two asylum seekers in their 30s who were living in a hotel packed with refugees in northern Greece hanged themselves over Christmas, a charity...

Study Finds Vast Majority of Greek Teenagers Have Positive Feelings About Refugees and Migrants

According to a study published by Greece's University Mental Health Research Institute (ΕΠΙΨΥ) recently, the vast majority of Greek teenagers have positive feelings towards...
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Samos Mayor Shouts at, Pushes Migrants in Island’s Central Square (video)

The mayor of the Greek island of Samos took the law into his own hands on Tuesday by shouting at and pushing away refugees...
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Are Greek Authorities Starting to Push Back Migrants?

A series of videos published earlier in the week by German magazine Der Spiegel allegedly show masked figures working for the Greek authorities secretly...

Eastern Aegean Islands Oppose New Migrant Detention Centers

Plans by Greece's conservative government to construct enclosed migrant detention centers on five eastern Aegean islands came under fire from local authorities on Thursday. The...

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