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Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Photos Show Quake-Hit Lesvos Village Still in Ruins a Year Later

The village of Vrisa on Lesvos island was destroyed by an earthquake exactly one year ago, but is still in ruins with more than...

Dozens of Refugees, Migrants Found Off Lesvos Coast

Greek media are reporting that dozens of undocumented migrants and refugees were found in the Aegean Sea on Monday in two operations. An EU Frontex...

Lesvos Tensions Rise as Hundreds Decamp Across Island

More tension on the Aegean island of Lesvos is being reported after hundreds of asylum seekers were redistributed amid the deteriorating situation in the...

National Hellenic Museum Marks Refugee Day with Powerful Photo Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is marking World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibition -- Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through...

Drones, Satellites Help Greek Researchers Tackle Plastic Pollution

Researchers from the University of the Aegean have developed an innovative experiment off the coast of Lesvos to tackle one of the biggest environmental...

Greek Island Beach Demands to See Bathers’ Passports (photos)

A popular beach on the Greek island of Lesvos is refusing entry to bathers without a valid Schengen-area passport, in an apparent effort to bar...

National Hellenic Museum to Host Photo Exhibition on Refugee Crisis

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is hosting a new exhibition "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017." Set...

Drones Detect Plastic Waste in Greek Seas

University of the Aegean kgiyvbk researchers conducted a successful experiment detecting plastic waste in the sea of Lesvos with the use of drones. The Marine Remote...

Turkish Warplanes Enter Greek Skies over Aegean Sea

More reports came on Friday of Turkish warplanes entering Greek skies, following from more airspace violations earlier this week. Media reports say four Turkish planes flew...