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Asylum Applications in Greece Increased in 2017 – Highest Number in EU

Asylum applications in Greece increased by 15 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the AIDA Report on Greece for 2017, presented by...

Refugee Girls Use Cyprus Music Program to Free Their Creativity (video)

Music is being used on Cyprus to help, heal and empower young women separated and alone having fled war in their home countries. Twenty-five girls...

Refugee Runners Seek Support for Greek Road Race (video)

Although most people would find the idea of running a 21-kilometer (13 mile) half-marathon a challenge, for 20 would-be athletes in Ioannina the obstacles...

German Police Say Greece Remains Key Entry Point for Migrants, Smugglers

German police have claimed Greece is one of the most important entry points for irregular migrants and people smugglers. The online version of Der Spiegel...

300 Migrants Arrive at Greek Island

Tuesday evening saw around 300 migrants and refugees land on the Aegean island of Lesvos, already home to thousands of undocumented people. Eight boats landed...

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...

ISIS Member Jailed by Greek Court

A 33-year-old Syrian national has been convicted of terrorist offences by a Greek court. The man, who first came to Greece in 2016 with his...

Children Fleeing War Find New Home in Greece

  The front door slams and the sound of feet stomping past can be heard before a rattle of cutlery and the din of chattering...

Campaigners Call Greek Island Camps ‘Open Prisons’

"Deplorable" conditions endured by refugees and migrants in camps on the Aegean islands must be ended, a group of NGOs said on Tuesday. Later this...

German Press: Greece Refuses to Take Back Refugees from Germany

Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of the Dublin Treaty, says Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. According to the report, in...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

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