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Golden Dawn Trial's Sentencing Phase Continues in Criminal Appeals Court

The trial of the Golden Dawn organization resumed on Thursday, with the judges hearing arguments on whether or not the sentences already handed down to the organizations' members should be suspended. The sentencing phase  of the trial convened in the...

Greece and UK Sign Important Agreement on Controlling Irregular Migration

Greece and the United Kingdom signed a bilateral agreement on Wednesday in which the two countries pledge to significantly increase their cooperation to limit irregular entries of migrants to Greece. The UK shows a particular interest on the matter since...

Violent Clashes Erupt in VIAL Migrant Camp on Chios Island

Holy Saturday was marked by violent events on the island of Chios, and more specifically inside and around the VIAL refugee and migrant camp. The clashes began when a 47-year old Iraqi woman was declared dead, after a few days of...

Tens of Unaccompanied Minor Refugees Leave Greece to Begin New Lives in Germany

A total of fifty unaccompanied refugee children left Greece on Saturday morning to begin a new, hopefully, brighter life in Germany. Greece's Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the country's migration minister George Koumoutsakos went to the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport of...

US Sends Financial Assistance to Support Coronavirus Measures for Refugees in Greece

The US Department of State announced on Thursday that it will send $500,000 to Greece to assist the country's efforts to safeguard the refugee population from a potential coronavirus outbreak. ''$500,000 in MRA humanitarian assistance will support COVID-19 response efforts...

Greek Army Publishes Video Showing Actions During Evros Border Crisis

The Hellenic (Greek) National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) published a video on Wednesday showing the timeline of the events that led up to the recent border crisis in Evros. The Evros crisis began in late February, when the Turkish leadership...

German MPs Urge EU to Transfer Refugee Children Amid Pandemic Fears

Approximately fifty German Christian Democrat MPs from the ruling CDU party recently urged Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, to transfer the thousands of refugee and migrant children currently in Greek camps to other EU-member states. ''Given...

Refugee Camp in Malakasa Quarantined After Afghan Migrant Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A refugee and migrant camp in Malakasa, Attica was quarantined on Sunday morning according to Greek authorities. The decision was taken after a 53-year old Afghan national, tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The patient was transferred to a hospital in...