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Thousands of Tundra Swans in Northern Greece

During the last few days, Greek conservationists in the area of Evros Delta, northern Greece have recorded a large number of tundra swans, specifically of the Bewick's Swan subspecies. According to Panagiotis Ioannidis, environmental chief of the agency for managing the protected...

Illegal Work Reigns in Northern Greece

The presidents of labor unions described the gloomy picture of unemployment in Northern Greece at a meeting which took place in  Thessaloniki in the framework of the TIF. As they said, illegal and uninsured work reigns, while unemployment rates have...

Greek Authorities Put Lives in Danger by Pushing Refugees and Migrants Back to Turkey

Refugees and migrants trying to reach the EU via Greece from conflict-torn countries like Syria and Afghanistan are being unlawfully returned to Turkey by Greek coast and border guards, Amnesty International reveals in a new report out today. The 40-page...

Greek-Turkish Agreement on New Road Bridge

In Edirne, also known by its old name Adrianople, a city in the northwestern part of Turkey, a protocol of agreement was signed by  Greece and Turkey concerning the construction of a new road bridge at Kipoi, Feres in...

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...