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Greek NGO Helping Refugee Children Wins $2 Million Prize (video)

The Greek Non-Governmental Organization called "METAdrasi" won two million dollars in a prize awarded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation on Monday. This represents the largest monetary amount of any humanitarian prize in the entire world. "METAdrasi – Action for Migration and Development"...

ECHR Accuses Greece of Violating Human Rights of Five Minor Migrants

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Greece had violated the human rights of five minors aged between 14 and 17 years. The unaccompanied minors had entered the EU via Greece in 2016, desiring to go to...

Betty White Makes Cameo in “Toy Story 4” Alongside Tom Hanks

Betty White will make a surprise appearance in "Toy Story 4", the newest installment of the "Toy Story" franchise starring Tom Hanks. Though the Disney-Pixar production won't be out in theaters until June 21, "USA Today" got news of a...

Nearly 12,500 Refugee Children Now Attend Greek Schools

Merope Tzoufi, Greece's Alternate Education Minister, presented the latest data concerning the Education of refugee children in Greece on Thursday. Tzoufi said at a special event held in the Greek Ministry of Education that approximately 12,500 refugee children are currently...

''Doctors Without Borders'' Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price in order to vaccinate children who live in refugee camps in Greece. MSF noted that this...

Two Young Children Die After Falling Into Cesspool in Aliartos, Greece

Two children, one 4-year-old and another 5-year-old, were found dead in the area of Agios Athanassios in the Central Greek town of Aliartos on Monday afternoon. The two children fell into a cesspool in the area and, according to local media reports,...

Greek Narrator Brings Folk Tales to Life in Stockholm

Anna Izountouemoi is a 25-year-old Greek psychologist who was born and raised in Athens by a Ugandan mother and a Nigerian father. She currently lives in the Swedish capital of Stockholm and has begun narrating fairy tales in the...

Half a Million Greek Children Seriously Injured Annually

Approximately 500,000 children are injured in Greece every year, resulting in the deaths of 700 children and the incapacitation of 3,000, according to figures released on Wednesday by Athens-based organization Pediatric Trauma Care. According to a review of data from...

Adoptions in Greece Show Significant Increase in 2017

Adoptions in Greece increased by 77 percent increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday. This increase is largely attributed to remarriage. Of the 393 adoptions which were recorded, 198 were girls...

Meet The Greek Family in Thessaloniki That Has 12 Children

A family in Thessaloniki’s Oreokastro is growing...even after 11 children. Zacharias and Demetra Veltsios have a happy family of 12 children, as Demetra is expecting their 12th child in the coming months. The couple says that they are happy, as the...