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Migrants’ Rescue Details Revealed by Greek Authorities

The Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum provided details on the rescue of the group of 38 migrants in Evros River.

Group of Migrants Stranded on Evros Islet Rescued by Greek Authorities

The group of 39 migrants reported stranded on an islet in Evros River last week were rescued by Greece on Monday, August 15.

Migrants Stranded on Islet in Evros River Abandoned to Die

40 migrants trapped on an islet in Evros River plea for help as neither Greece nor Turkey assumes responsibility for their rescue.

Greece to Further Boost Security at Evros Border with Turkey

Greece announced on Sunday that it will further boost security at the border with Turkey along the Evros River by hiring 250 new border guards over the next few months. Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos, who was visiting the region...

EU Border Force FRONTEX Finds No Evidence Yet of Refugee Pushbacks in Greece

Frontex, the border and coast guard agency of the European Union issued a response to media allegations on Thursday that illegal pushbacks of refugees had been taking place on the land and sea border between Greece and Turkey. This came...

Thousands of Albanians Line Up at Kakavia Border to Re-Enter Greece

Thousands of cars from Albania were lined up at the Kakavia border on Sunday, August 16 after the Greek government relaxed restrictions on the amount eligible to enter the nation. According to the recent decision, the amount of people able...

Greece Restricts Border Crossings to Just Six Points to Limit Coronavirus Spread

  Greece will restrict its land border entry points into the country to just six, in order to better control the spread of coronavirus in view of the upsurge in cases in neighboring Balkan countries, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced...

Turkey Provokes Tension by Disputing Land Border with Greece

Turkey on Saturday disputed the exact boundary of the Evros River that divides the two countries and said it would not allow any "fait accompli" on its border. "In spite of our warnings and proposals of cooperation, Greece initiated land-leveling...

Turkish Soldiers Fire and Take Aim at German, Greek Officers at Evros Border

Turkish soldiers fired at least one warning shot and then aimed at German and Greek guards patrolling the border with Greece on April 28, according to an exclusive report by German magazine Der Spiegel, which has been conformed by...

Greece's Determined Defense of Evros Border Forces Migrants Away

Greek authorities believe that Turkey has started to evacuate the migrants sent to the border in the northeastern Evros region to try to cross over into Europe. Shortly after midnight on Thursday, migrants who have been camping out on the...