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Greece Transfers Hundreds of Migrants from Samos to the Mainland

Almost 500 undocumented migrants were transferred over the weekend from the island of Samos, in the eastern Aegean, to the mainland aboard two Greek...

Increased Dolphin Deaths in Greece Possibly Caused By Turkish Military Exercises

More than fifteen dolphins have been found dead in the Aegean Sea since the end of February, Greece's ''Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation'' disclosed...

Greek Supreme Court Orders Investigation of Racist Incidents Involving Refugees

An investigation was ordered by Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou on Thursday to investigate an attack on refugees which took place recently in Attica and...

Three Dead in Migrant Boat Sinking off Samos Island, Greece

One man and two children died on Thursday after the vessel they had been on sank in the sea off the east coast of...

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 registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

We Must Reduce Migrant, Refugee Pressures, Says Greek Minister

The numbers of people in migrant reception camps must be decreased, Greek Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday, referring to the northern...

More than 30 Migrants Rescued Off Greek Island of Samos

Greece's coast guard on Monday rescued a boat carrying more than 30 migrants off the coast of the island of Samos in the eastern...

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