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Paris Attacks: Published Pictures of Greek Boat Tickets of Suspected Jihadists

The Syrian passport found outside the Stade de France on Friday night leads to a person who had passed through Greece among refugees. Protothema.gr published pictures of the boat tickets of two persons who are likely to be involved...

Assailant Involved in Paris Attacks Passed Through Leros, Greece

At least one of the eight Paris attack perpetrators was among the refugees who had passed through Greece in October holding a Syrian passport, Greek authorities say. According to Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas, the Syrian passport found at...

Ferry to Transfer 3,000 Refugees to Thessaloniki

The ferry that was to transfer 3,000 refugees from Kos to Athens, will now transfer them to the Thessaloniki Port after stops to board more from the islands of Kalymnos and Leros. The ferry "Eleftherios Venizelos" is already in the...

UN: 160,000 Seaborne Migrant and Refugee Arrivals in Greece in the Past 7 Months

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Monday that 20,483 seaborne immigrants arrived in Greece between August 8 and August 14. To put this number in perspective, in 2014, 43,500 migrants and refugees entered Greece through the sea. By the end...

Small Greek Island and Residents Not Recognized for Financial Gain

A Greek family that has been living alone on a small Aegean island called Levitha since 1820 is not being acknowledged by the state which will not recognize their or the island’s existence, in order to serve financial interests...

Greek Islands Facing Migration Crisis – Devastating Conditions for Migrants and Refugees

While Greece has almost completed a bailout deal with international creditors, the migration crisis on the country's islands is becoming a major problem for the Greek government and the country. The Guardian reported that after Tuesday's migrant riot on the island of Kos,...

Greek Islands Can't Handle Mass Migrant Influx

The situation in several islands of the Aegean Sea is out of control as hundreds of refugees and irregular migrants arrive daily from the coasts of Turkey, creating grave problems to local communities. Refugees from war-torn Syria and irregular migrants...

Leros Island to Require Registration for Passenger Animals

Horses, donkeys and mules will receive registration numbers and legal liability for accidents on the Greek island of Leros, following a decision by the island’s City Council. The new regulation will include all “passenger animals” and it provides that...

Greek Islands See Sixfold Increase in Refugees This Year

Over 42,000 migrants arrived by sea in Greece during the first five months of 2015, with the majority of them being refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Eritrea, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The influx of migrants on the...

Turks Buy Greek Marinas

Turkish companies operating in the yachting sector are aiming to expand in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and specifically in Greece. Turkish companies are the only ones to invest in this sector and buy Greek marinas since both Greeks and investors from...