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PM Mitsotakis Says Greece Now Faces Migration, Not Refugee, Crisis

Greece is now facing a migrant issue and not a refugee issue, as was the case in 2015, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on...

Greek Cabinet Adopts Emergency Measures for Islands Awash in Migrants

The Greek cabinet decided on Monday to go ahead with two ambitious programs which aim to ease the burden on the Eastern Aegean islands...

Greece Officially Requests Further FRONTEX Assistance to Tackle Migrant Crisis

The Greek Coast Guard sent a request to the European Border and Coast Guard agency FRONTEX on Monday to send further assistance to Greece, amid the...

One Dead After Large Fire Breaks Out in Refugee Camp of Moria on Lesvos

A mother and her child died on Sunday afternoon after a large fire broke out in the Moria camp on Greece's island of Lesvos. According...

Plan Revealed to Transfer 10,000 Immigrants from Islands to Mainland

According to a plan of Greece's Ministry of Citizens' Protection, up to ten thousand migrants, including economic refugees and asylum seekers, are expected to be...

Erdogan Threatens to Open Gates for Syrian Refugees if EU Does Not Give Support...

Turkey will let Syrian refugees on its territory leave for Europe if the West does not give more financial support to Ankara and does...

Turkey’s Erdogan Repeats Threats to Open Europe’s Gates to Migrants

The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated on Saturday his threats that he is going to allow millions of refugees and migrants to...

Migrants Arriving from Turkey Sleep on the Streets on Greece’s Symi

The problem of the increasing migrant flows from Turkey to European shores was recently highlighted by the local authorities of the island of Symi. Symi...

Greece Summons Turkish Ambassador To Protest Migrant Arrivals on Lesvos

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendas summoned the Turkish Ambassador to Greece, Burak Özügergin, on Friday to protest the huge numbers of migrants who arrived from...

UNICEF Says More than 1,100 Migrant Children in Greece in Urgent Need of Shelter

The number of unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children who are living in dangerous and overcrowded reception centers on the Greek islands and...

Rescue Operation Launched for Migrant Boat in Distress South of Peloponnese

The Greek Coast Guard and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex launched a rescue operation on Monday afternoon to locate a boat...

Greece Will Resume Deportation of Migrants to Turkey

In an effort to deal with the increasing number of illegal crossings in recent weeks, the Greek government has said it is recommencing deportations...

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