Frontex in Evros: United European Shield Deployed at Greek-Turkish Border
Frontex, the Border and Coast Guard Agency of the European Union, has been deployed in full since Friday morning in the Greek region of Evros, next to the Greek-Turkish border, which is also the Union's external border. Hundreds of police...
Australian Lifesaver Travels to Greek Island to Rescue Refugees
Simon Lewis, an Australian volunteer lifesaver from Melbourne is traveling to Greece, to participate in the efforts to rescue refugees, attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesvos. Over the last year, thousands of migrants and refugees have lost their...
EU Commissioner Avramopoulos on European Border and Coast Guard Agency
"The most important element of the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency is that it goes beyond what Frontex was able to do, but that we do not replace member states' responsibilities and definitely not their sovereignty," European...