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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...

Number of Refugees, Migrants on Lesvos Now Under 5,000

The number of refugees and migrants on Lesvos is now less than 5,000, according to figures released by the Greek Ministry of Migration

Double the Number of Migrants are Leaving than Entering Greece

Migrants are leaving Greece at a much faster pace than they are entering it, according to the newest figures on migration released Wednesday.

Four Afghans Jailed for Moria Camp Blaze in Greece

A Greek court sentenced four Afghan asylum seekers to 10 years in prison for taking part in a fire that destroyed the Moria migrant camp

Greece Builds Walls of Concrete Around Refugee Camps

Greece has been erecting concrete walls at several refugee camps across the country, a move decried by human rights groups.

European Rights Body Urges Greece to Stop Migrant Pushbacks

Europe's leading human rights body has urged Greece to end migrant pushbacks on its borders, a practice that Athens denies carrying out.

Second Asylum Seeker in a Week Found Dead at Greece’s Chios Camp

A 51-year-old Iraqi national was found dead at the VIAL asylum-seeker hosting facility structure on the Aegean island of Chios.

Body of Asylum Seeker Discovered on Greece’s Chios

The body of a Somali asylum seeker who died in his tent on Chios Island, Greece, was discovered covered in mice that were eating his flesh.

Greece To Limit Economic Assistance For Asylum Seekers

It was recently announced that asylum seekers and refugees in Greece will need to be housed in government facilities in order to qualify for economic assistance. The Ministry of Migration and Asylum stated to the press that by July 1,...