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Police Operation in Idomeni to Evacuate Refugees Completed

The police operation underway in Idomeni on Tuesday morning in order to evacuate train tracks that were occupied by Afghan refugees, is completed. The refugees were protesting against FYROM’s decision to ban their passage through the borders. Police forces have...

Thousands Demonstrate on Kos Against Refugee Hotspot, Clash with Police (video)

On Sunday residents of the island of Kos in the Eastern Aegean organized a protest against the creation of an identification and registration centre for refugees and migrants who are entering the European Union through Greece. Protesters are demanding that...

Greece Is Making Progress in Management of Refugee Crisis

A European Commission report focusing on the progress made by Greece in the handling of the refugee crisis says that some progress has been made by the Greek authorities, but more remains to be done. First, the report notes that...

Bad Weather Conditions Intercept Refugees Arrival on Lesvos

The adverse weather conditions that prevail across the country have, at least temporarily intercepted the migrants and refugees inflow to Lesvos in the last 24 hours. Only 17 persons have been identified at Moria hotspot while according to authorities 2,854...

First Migrant Hotspot Opens in Lesvos

The first migrant and refugee registration centre opened in the East Aegean Greek island of Lesvos on Friday at a former military base in the area of Moria. The hotspot will be operated by Greek authorities as well as Frontex and Europol...