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Greece and Italy Make Joint Demand for EU-Wide Solution of Migration Issue

The nations of Greece and Italy made a joint request on Wednesday for a European-Union-wide solution to the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis which the...

2,793 New Migrants Arrive on Greek Shores in Last Seven Days

Despite the severe weather conditions which prevailed in the country during most of last week, a total of 2,793 new migrants and refugees arrived...

PM Mitsotakis Presents Plan for Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented a new national action plan on Sunday for the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children who are currently living...

PM Mitsotakis Says Greece Can No Longer Be “Convenient Parking for Refugees and Migrants”

The German newspaper Handelsblatt published a front-page interview today with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who spoke to interviewers about Greece's economy, migration, and how...

Greek Monastery Set to Become Refugee Camp

An abandoned monastery in Western Greece is about to become an accommodation facility for refugees from Syria, local media reported on Wednesday. The monastery is...

Greece Aims for “Fair” Distribution of Migrants Throughout Mainland

The Greek government under pressure from some local communities who are resisting the hosting of migrants, spelled out its new policy on Tuesday for what...

Forty-one Migrants Found Crammed in Truck in Xanthi, Greece in Routine Inspection

A tragedy similar to what happened a few days ago in Essex, England, where 39 migrants from Asia were found dead in a truck,...

Greek Communities Resist Migrant Temporary Settlements

The atmosphere in Giannitsa, northern Greece, early on Sunday morning was volatile as residents tried to prevent buses carrying 100-150 migrants and refugees from...

Kos Residents Prevent 75 Migrants from Disembarking on Island

The mayor and residents of Kos prevented the disembarkation of some 75 migrants and refugees coming from Kastelorizo on a passenger ship early on...

Human Rights Watch Blasts Greece’s Proposed Asylum Legislation

The international group Human Rights Watch on Tuesday sharply criticized the new asylum bill brought forward by Greece's new conservative government as it restricts...

Aegean Migration Spikes; 116 People Rescued on Tuesday Morning Alone

The Greek Coast Guard intervened in three separate incidents involving migrants and refugees in the Aegean Sea in the early hours of Tuesday, rescuing...

Turkish Foreign Minister Claims Greece Fired on Boats with Refugees; Greece Responds

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Saturday strongly refuting the claims made by Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu that Greece...

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