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Poland Donates 156 Mobile Housing Units for Migrants in Greece

A total of 156 mobile housing units donated by the nation of Poland to be used for accommodating migrants and refugees were delivered to the Avlona Army Base, north of Athens, on Wednesday. The new units were received by Alternate...

Piraeus Bank Funds Purchase of Buses in Athens, Thessaloniki

The Piraeus Bank Group announced on Tuesday that it will fund the purchase of buses for the regions of Attica and Thessaloniki. Alongside Piraeus Leasing, the bank said it will pay for the purchase of 200 buses to be used...

The Moving Story of Alecos: From Chained Life in Crete to Liberty in Germany

The story of Alecos, the beautiful dog found chained to a tree near the town of Ierapetra, Crete this summer could perhaps make a great film. Alecos lived chained and forgotten on a mountain in Crete, something that unfortunately happens...

Non-Profits Join Forces to Create New Shelters for Minor Refugees in Athens

Two non-profit organizations announced earlier in the week that they have joined efforts to provide more safe and enabling environments for vulnerable unaccompanied minor refugees in Greece. The HOME Project and Movement On The Ground have partnered to open three...

Greece Sends New Shipment of Aid to Lebanon

The Greek warship "Ikaria" carrying food, construction materials and medical supplies left for Lebanon on Monday. Over 500 pallets with hundreds of tonnes of products from no fewer than 60 Greek enterprises were collected within the last 15 days. This is...

Greece Shows Solidarity to Suffering Lebanon with Shipment of Food, Medical Supplies

Greece has vowed to continue its support for the Lebanese people who are struggling to return to normalcy following the deadly explosion in Beirut earlier in August. Authorities in Athens announced recently that they are sending a Greek Navy vessel...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city of Beirut following last week's deadly explosion at the port, according to a statement released...

Pompeo Releases Statement on Beirut Explosion

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released an official statement on Friday, August 7, expressing the country's reaction towards the terrible destruction throughout Beirut, Lebanon. A devastating explosion had taken place in the capital city of Beirut on Tuesday, August...

Greece Sends Rescue Team, Equipment to Beirut After Blast

A fully-equipped Greek Fire Brigade search and rescue team departed for Lebanon on Wednesday morning in a C-130 military cargo aircraft, at the orders of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following a consultation with Deputy Civil Protection and Crises Management...