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5.0 Earthquake Strikes Lesvos on Monday

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale hit south of the Greek island of Lesvos on Monday morning. According to the National Observatory of Athens, the quake struck at 7:46 AM local time. The epicenter was 46 kilometers (28.5...

Syrian Rights Group Asks for Probe into Greece’s Alleged Migrant Abuse

A Syrian rights group based in the United States has formally asked for an international probe into alleged migrant abuse which they say occurred on Greek territory. The Associated Press reports that the Syria Justice and Accountability Center filed a...

Somalis Make Up New Migrant Wave to Greece via Turkey

Greece is gravely concerned about a new illegal migrant wave of Somalis who are entering Greece by means orchestrated by Turkey, aided by a network of NGOs and migrant traffickers. Earlier this month, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis said in a...