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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 Makes Deal with Germany on Migrants, Refugees

Alexis Tsipras met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels on Friday on the sidelines of an EU summit to hammer out a bilateral deal on...

Greece’s Lesvos Shuts Down in Protest Against PM (photos)

Mytilene, the capital and port of the island of Lesvos, has shut down in protest against the visit of Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras. Shops...

More Crossing into Greece over Turkish Land Border: Minister

Greece's Minister of Migration Policy has said ongoing tensions with Turkey "creates problems" on managing migration flows, as the authorities reveal hundreds of people were...

Eastern Med Sees 30% Rise in Migrant Arrivals: FRONTEX

New data from the EU's border protection agency claim 7,900 migrants entered Europe through the Eastern Mediterranean route in the first quarter of 2018...

Greece Scrutinized for Role in EU-Turkey Migrant Deal

Turkey plans to leverage its millions of Syrian refugees for money and other concessions at a summit in Europe next week as Greece faces...

Ukraine Denies Its Citizens Got Life Sentences in Greek Courts

Ukraine's foreign ministry has denied reports that several of its nationals were handed down life sentences in Greek courts after being convicted of people...

Migration to Greece ‘Doubled’ Since August 2017 Says Minister

A Greek cabinet minister has claimed migration flows into the country have doubled since August last year. Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas said Greek islands can...

Tsipras at Davos: Greece Managed Migration with Dignity

  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday the migration problem is a European and international issue and not the concern of Italy and Greece...

Report: Greek Police Still Holding Lone Migrant Kids

Greece's government has been accused of failing to honor a commitment to house refugee and migrant children without families in special shelters. Human Rights Watch...
Athens, Art Exhibition, Refugee crisis, Art in Greece

Refugees Share Stories of Athens Life

  People who have been forced to leave their countries and make a new life in Greece are the focus of a new art project...

Prime Minister Tsipras Proposes Five Measures to Tackle EU Migrant Crisis

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed five measures to tackle migration and refugee flows on a European level, during his address at the two-day summit...

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