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EU Calls for Investigation into Alleged Migrant Pushbacks by Greece

The EU executive called on Wednesday for an investigation into alleged migrant pushbacks by Greece, which Athens is flatly denying. The announcement follows reports in the German media outlets Der Spiegel and ARD, according to which some of these operations...

Greece Defends New Samos Migrant Facility Decried as Prison

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended on Friday the first enclosed migrant facility on Samos Island, which has been decried as "prison" by some humanitarian groups, saying that it is a modern facility for the temporary accommodation of asylum seekers. Visiting...

Border Crisis Heightens for Biden as Thousands Camp Under Bridge

Over 10,000 migrants trying to make their way into the United States are now camped under the Del Rio, Texas bridge separating Mexico and the United States in the latest border crisis, with thousands more apparently on the way...

Greece Completes 40-km Fence at Border with Turkey

Greece completed earlier in the week a 40-km (25 mile) fence on its border with Turkey and a new surveillance system was in place to stop possible asylum seekers from trying to reach Europe following the Taliban's takeover of...

Repercussions for Greece After Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

As the world watches foreign nationals and Afghans evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the repercussions for Greece are twofold. The Greek government hopes to circumvent a mass migration of Afghan refugees as well as preserve...