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EU Adopts New Migration Strategy on Voluntary Return and Reintegration

The European Commission announced earlier this week that the Union is adopting the first EU migration Strategy.

More Migrants Leaving than Arriving in Greece, Minister Says

More migrants are now leaving Greece than arriving, said Migration Minister Mitarakis, who said that the influx of migrants has dropped off.

Greece Charges Migrant for His Son’s Death While Crossing the Aegean

A 25-year old Afghan migrant, who lost his son in the Aegean Sea, has been charged by Greece for child endangerment.

Greek Immigration Minister Says Left Waging War Against FRONTEX

Greek Immigration Minister Mitarakis recalled that one year ago Greece protected the EU from a breach of the border using FRONTEX troops.

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...