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Teenage Girl Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Near Lesvos

A 15-year-old girl went missing on Tuesday off the coast of Greece’s Lesvos Island. The girl disappeared when a boat carrying fifty-two migrants who were trying...

More Than Two Thousand Migrants Arrive on Greek Islands in January

According to the latest data provided by the Greek Coast Guard, 2,075 new migrants and refugees arrived on Greek islands in the Eastern Aegean...

Famous Greek Matriarch Who Helped Migrants Dies (Video)

Maritsa Mavrapidou, who was famously photographed in October 2015 with a refugee baby together with two other ladies on the Greek island of Lesvos,...

Migrant Found Dead at Lesvos Refugee Camp

A 24-year-old man from Cameroon was found dead inside the Moria migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos early Tuesday morning. According to...

Two Injured in Refugee Protest at Diavata Camp

Two people were injured during a Monday morning protest that occurred in Thessaloniki’s refugee camp of Diavata. Approximately forty refugees and migrants blocked the road outside...

Human Rights Commission Accuses Greece of Illegally Returning Migrants

The National Human Rights Commission of Greece (NHRC), an independent advisory body to the Greek State on matters pertaining to human rights protection, raised...

Four Humanitarian Volunteers Released on Bail

File photo An investigative judge on Thursday ruled that four humanitarian activists should be released on bail as the charges that led to their arrest...

Declining Refugee Flows to Greek Islands and Evros

The flow of refugees to the Greek islands and through Evros, the land bridge which forms the border with Turkey, has been on the...

Number of Refugees, Migrants at Moria Camp Drops Below 6,000

The number of migrants and refugees at the Moria reception and hospitality center on Lesvos has dropped below 6,000, according to new figures by...

Over 42,300 Refugees Seek Asylum in Greece in 2017

Photo: wikimedia A total 42,305 refugees coming from Turkey to Greece applied for refugee status in Europe in 2017, according to the European Spatial Planning...

Greek Sea Scouts Accept John McCain Prize on Behalf of Lesvos

Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents...

Greek Government Vows to Improve Migrant Living Conditions

The Greek government aims to transfer 6,000 people from island refugee areas to the mainland by early 2019, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said...

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