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A Refugee’s Success Story in Greece Thanks to the Home Project

The HOME Project is a group that helps some of the most vulnerable groups of all in Greece -- unaccompanied young migrants and refugees.

Migrant Trafficking in Greece tied to NGO Members

Ten foreign activists -- including four NGO members -- have recently been detained for illegal migrant trafficking in Greece. The group attempted to help migrants gain entry into Greece from neighboring Turkey through the Aegean Islands, according to Greek...

Number of Refugees, Migrants on Lesvos Now Under 5,000

The number of refugees and migrants on Lesvos is now less than 5,000, according to figures released by the Greek Ministry of Migration

Pope Francis Plans to Visit Greece in November

Pope Francis, who is recovering from intestinal surgery that he underwent this month, has accepted an invitation to visit Greece in November.

Seventh-Century BC Artifacts Found in Lesvos Archaeological Dig

On Lesvos, three buildings were brought to light recently in the excavation of the castle of Agioi Theodoroi, identified as ancient Antissa.

Double the Number of Migrants are Leaving than Entering Greece

Migrants are leaving Greece at a much faster pace than they are entering it, according to the newest figures on migration released Wednesday.

Four Afghans Jailed for Moria Camp Blaze in Greece

A Greek court sentenced four Afghan asylum seekers to 10 years in prison for taking part in a fire that destroyed the Moria migrant camp

Four Afghans on Trial for Burning Down Migrant Camp on Greece’s Lesvos

Four young Afghan migrants went on trial in Greece accused of starting the fires that burnt down the migrant camp of Moria in Lesvos.

Marginalized, Victimized Transgender Greek Found Dead

Transgender Greek, Dimitri Kalogiannis missing since April 6 was found dead. Her body was identified by her brother it emerged on Thursday.

Greece Says Turkey is Safe for Migrants from Five Countries

The Greek government announced on Monday that some migrants seeking asylum in Greece should seek it in Turkey instead.