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Greek Islanders to Strike, Demanding Shutdown of Migrant Centers

Residents of Samos Island in the eastern Aegean called for a "day of action" on Thursday in protest against the cramped migrant center on the island. Municipal...

59 Migrants Rescued Off Greek Islands of Chios and Samos

A total of fifty-nine migrants were found and rescued from two different boats on Sunday morning in the Aegean Sea. FRONTEX, the European Border and...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Off Samos

The Greek Coast Guard rescued at least 44 migrants off the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Wednesday who had come over the sea...

Hotspots on Greek Islands Better Prepared

The European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said on Tuesday that the Greek islands are better prepared to host migrants this winter in comparison...

Greek Island of Samos Struggles with Overcrowded Migrant Camps (video)

The Greek island of Samos is home to at least 3,800 asylum seekers which is half the size of the local population and four...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and re