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Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by Syrian and Kurdish children living in Thessaloniki. They worked with designers and translators to create a...

Two Young Children Abandoned Outside Church in Thessaloniki

Two boys aged two and four were abandoned outside the church of Aghios Panteleimon in Thessaloniki’s Kalamaria area on Tuesday. People who saw them standing outside the church alerted police who transferred them to the local Greek police station. The...

Greece's Children Pay the Price of Economic Crisis

Greece's children pay the price of the prolonged economic crisis, as a shelter for abused children is now taking in those whose parents are unable to provide food for them, a Reuters report says. As one fourth of the country's...

Greek Women Have Fewer Babies Later in Life Compared to EU Counterparts

  Greek women are having fewer babies and later in life compared to their counterparts in the EU. This is the main conclusion drawn by a Eurostat survey on Tuesday, based on a fertility survey in the EU which compiled the...

Greek Economy Ministry Bans Marketing Offensive Products Aimed at Children Under 14

The Economy Ministry of Greece has issued a ban on marketing offensive products to young children under the age of 14, sources have reported. According to the reports, a deciding factor forcing the ministry to take this action was the...

Zach Galifianakis Welcomes His Second Child

Reporters recently discovered the birth of Zach Galifianakis' second child with wife Quinn Lundberg on November 7 of this year! Why the delay in the news? Galifianakis is extremely private about his personal life and wishes to keep his children and...

Greek National Medicine Organization Stockpiles on 5 Brands of Children's Vaccines

Greece's National Organization for Medicines on Friday issued a temporary ban of parallel exports, stockpiling or intra-Community trade of five brands of children's vaccines guarding against hepatitis and whooping cough, in order to ensure an adequate domestic supply. The ban...

UN: Death Toll Among Refugees Crossing Mediterranean Is Highest Ever

The U.N. refugee agency estimates nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach one year ago. During the first eight months of this year,...

Human Rights Group Tells Greece to Stop Jailing Refugee Children

  Human Rights Watch, a rights group concerned with the refugee crisis, called on Greece to stop holding unaccompanied migrant children in police station cells. Greece is urged to find facilities to hold minors entering the country and offer them...

Police Brutality Shown to Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Greece

Doctors Without Borders have reported violence at the Reception and Identification Center of Morias at Lesbos. The case came to light when 12 Pakistani minors visited the medical center on June 24, accompanied by the center's chief for an...