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Greece Boots 10,000 Unlawful Migrants

Almost 600 illegal immigrants returned to their home countries in May, while since last August a total of 10,118 people of different nationalities have returned to their countries. According to the Hellenic Police data, reimbursement decisions were based on the...

Family Poisoned by Greens, Father Died

A 76-year-old man died on April 28, in the village of Itea near the town of Feres in the Evros region, northern Greece after consuming greens. Except for the father of the family, his wife and son also ate from...

Greek Islands Brace for Wave of Syrian Refugees

Local authorities on the Greek islands of the northeastern Aegean Sea are girding themselves for what is expected to be a growing wave of refugees from war-torn Syria, as measures to reduce the inflow of illegal immigrants via the...

German Journalists Amazed by the Number of Illegal Immigrants Crossing Greek Borders

The Documentary of the German TV channel WDR, entitled "Graveyard of the Illegals," describes the problem of illegal migration in Evros- north-eastern Greece and focuses on the plight of thousands of people losing their lives in a bid to...

Destination Nowhere Part II: Evros

9SIbeSkJNNM From the migrant exit point in Igoumenitsa, I made my way to Evros, the largest entry point for illegal immigration into Greece. I drove ten hours along the newly constructed Egnatia highway to Orestiada, a border town in the...