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17-Year-Old Migrant Dead After Saturday Noon Shooting In Symi, Greece

A 17-year-old immigrant was found dead after an exchange of fire between port authority officers and traffickers in the southeastern Aegean island of Symi. An...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues More than 600 Migrants and Refugees in One Day

The Associated Press reported that the Greek Coast Guard conducted 20 search operations from Thursday to Friday around various eastern Aegean Greek islands that led to the rescue...

Greek Shipping Minister: 200,000 Migrants and Refugees in Greece Since Beginning of 2015

Greek Shipping Minister Thodoris Dritsas announced on Wednesday that 200,000 migrants and refugees have entered the Greek borders in 2015, with 100,000 having arrived in the...

UNICEF Setting Up Children Zone Near Greek-FYROM Border

UNICEF announced that it would set up a child-friendly zone in the area near the Greek-FYROM border for underage refugee and migrant children seeking...

20-Year-Old African Refugee Top Entrant in Greek Higher Education Institution

Among the thousands of students in Greece who were accepted in higher educational institutions across the country on Wednesday was Julien, a 20-year-old immigrant...

Police Officers in Lesvos Issue Notice About Risks With Migrants and Refugees

As the Greek islands have become the primary destination for migrants and refugees seeking to enter the European borders, local authorities have expressed the need...

Greece’s Refugee Burden Lightens Some After Germany Suspends Dublin Treaty

Germany has suspended the EU's Dublin Regulation regarding asylum-seeking Syrian refugees and has stopped deporting them to the country of entry to Europe. This...

Amnesty International: ‘Refugees in Lesvos Are Facing Dreadful Conditions’

Weak coordination and severe shortages in facilities and staffing are creating dreadful conditions for the hundreds of refugees and migrants arriving daily on the Greek island...

9,000 Syrian Refugees Arrived in Athens in 5 Days

Around 11:00 am on Monday morning, August 24, Greek ferry "Eleftherios Venizelos" arrived at the port of Piraeus carrying some 2,500 people, mostly Syrian nationals from...

Migrants Pass Greek-FYROM Border Barriers Heading for Europe

On August 22, migrants and refugees were desperately trying to bypass the FYROM police and army forces, located at the neutral zone near the...

FYROM Police Force Refugees Back to Greece

The situation at the Greek-FYROM border has gotten out of control as 5,000 migrants and refugees have gathered in the area seeking to enter...

Chaos Near the Greek-FYROM Border from Migrants and Refugees

Tensions were high in the neutral zone on the border between Greece and FYROM, where hundreds of refugees and migrants are stranded, waiting to...

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