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Greek EU Presidency Expressed Regret over Swiss Vote on Immigration

“The Greek Presidency of the EU Council expresses its regret on the outcome of the referendum in Switzerland on the initiative “against the massive immigration,”” announced Greece’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “The introduction of quotas on the immigration of EU...

Kedikoglou: Illegal Immigration Biggest Issue for Greek EU Presidency

In the aftermath of the Farmakonisi incident, New Democracy and SYRIZA continue to exchange words regarding Greece's pressing illegal immigration issue. In the latest round of rebuttals, it was Greek Government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou who, replying through a press...

Human Rights Watch Slams Greece

Human Rights Watch used harsh language towards Greece and the EU in its annual report that was published on Tuesday January 21, 2014. “European Union (EU) leaders in 2013 acknowledged problems of rising intolerance and persistent human rights violations...

Tsipras Calls for Patriarch Bartholomew’s Support on Migration Policy

In a meeting on Thursday, Alexis Tsipras, the president of SYRIZA, asked for the support of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and churches from other countries on the universal humanitarian request for a change on the current migration policy. That policy...

Greeks Choose Norway for Work

In the past, Greeks used to choose countries such as Germany, Belgium, Australia and the USA to find a job. These countries were like a land of hope and voluntary exile for Greeks who were seeking a lifetime opportunity...

Greek Awarded for Helping Immigrants

The Federal Republic of Germany awarded Greek immigrant Gregores Zarkadas with a Medal of Merit for his contribution in building “bridges” between cultures by helping other immigrants. The Deputy Prime Minister of Hesse state, Jörg-Uwe Hahn, presented Zarkadas with the...

Malmström Visits Greece to Address Immigration Issues

On Tuesday, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, met with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Minister of Public Order, Nikos Dendias, focusing on the immigration issue in Greece. In particular, they presented Malmström with Greece’s revised...

Dendias: Immigration Policy During EU Presidency

The Greek Minister of Public Order--Nikos Dendias--said that the Greek government will put under discussion, the issues of immigration that promote a common European future and coincide with Greek interests and positions, during the Greek presidency of the EU. In...

Documentary Based in Athens Nominated for European Film Award

The European Film Academy has chosen three documentaries to compete in the European documentary category at this year's European Film Awards. One of those films, "Stop-Over," is about a group of illegal Iranian immigrants stranded and struggling to survive in...

Samaras Pushes EU on Illegal Immigration and Jobs for Youth

Arriving at a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said he would "push" for solutions to the problems of illegal immigration and youth unemployment. As he said to reporters "We're here to push for more...