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Fires at Greek Island Migrant Camp Force Evacuation

Two fires that broke out on Sunday evening outside the migrant camp on the island of Samos, in the eastern Aegean, have destroyed a...

Athens Issues NAVTEX from Lesvos to Samos to Limit Refugee, Migrant Passages

Greek authorities recently issued a Navigational Telex (NAVTEX), legally blocking off a large maritime area around the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos in...

US Embassy Issues Travel Warning for Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Evros Border

The American Embassy in Athens and the American Consulate General in Thessaloniki issued a travel warning on Wednesday for US citizens who currently are visiting...

Why Greek Islanders Are Rebelling Against Migrant Camps

While Lesvos and Chios residents continue to clash with police, heavy construction machinery has arrived at the plots of land where the government's proposed...

Migrant Crisis: Northern Aegean Islands Will Go on General Strike Wednesday

Greece's Region of the North Aegean and its municipalities have called for a general strike on Wednesday, in a fresh protest against the tough...

Greek Islanders Create Blockades, Vow to Stop New Migrant Centers

Residents of Greece's three eastern Aegean islands which have been under the hottest spotlight during the migration crisis began putting up blockades on Monday...

Greek Islands Revolt Over Migrant Detention Centers

Authorities in several islands in the North Aegean have now openly revolted against the Greek government after Monday's announcement of a new bill allowing...

North Aegean Islanders Go on General Strike in Protest Against Migrant Crisis

A general strike scheduled weeks ago took place on Wednesday on the islands of the North Aegean region of Greece, which have been the...

World War II-Era Bomb Defused on Greek Island of Samos

A Second World War-era bomb was successfully defused on the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Tuesday, just hours after hundreds of people had...

46,000 New Migrants Land on Greece’s Eastern Aegean Shores in 2019

The total number of refugees and migrants who reached Greece's Eastern Aegean islands during 2019 reached the astounding figure of 46,026, according to official...

Migrant Influx to Greece Continues Through Christmas Despite Severe Weather

Despite the ongoing severe weather conditions and freezing temperatures which have prevailed in Greece over the past several days, the influx of migrants from...
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Samos Mayor Shouts at, Pushes Migrants in Island’s Central Square (video)

The mayor of the Greek island of Samos took the law into his own hands on Tuesday by shouting at and pushing away refugees...

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