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Italy Rescues More Than 4,000 Migrants

Italy's coast guard said it coordinated the rescue of more than 4,200 migrants off Libya’s coast while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea since Friday. In some of the most intense Mediterranean migrant traffic of the year, a total of...

Norway Funds Migrant Reception Center in Greece

Greece and Norway have agreed to use funding from the European Economic Area and Norway Grants to establish a new reception center on the island of Lesvos. This is Norway’s contribution to alleviating the Mediterranean migrant crisis, according to The Norway...

EU Leaders Consider Drastic Measures to Save Migrants in the Mediterranean

European Union member-states' leaders are considering ways to double the financial sources they could use in order to prevent tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea and save the lives of thousands of migrants who are trying to reach Europe. Moreover,...

Greece Asks EC for Emergency Funds to Tackle Flood of Refugees

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in continuous communication with the European Commissioner on Immigration issues and with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy over the issue of the recent flood of refugees and...

Turkish News Website: 156 Greek Islands Belong to Turkey

Not 16, but 156 Turkish islands and islets in the Aegean Sea are occupied by Greece, said a Turkish news website odatv.com report. The report comes after a discussion in Turkish parliament a few weeks ago regarding 16 islands of the...

Entry of Illegal Migrants in Greece Increased 223%

More than 165,000 illegal migrants crossed the Mediterranean Sea the first 10 months of 2014, according to figures released by the United Nations. Illegal migrant inflow through the Mediterranean was 60,000 people in 2013. This year's numbers show a 223.22...

Greek, Italian Activists Launch Flotilla Against Syria Chemicals

A group of 40 Greek and Italian activists set off in a flotilla from the port of Chania on the island of Crete, Greece, on Friday to protest for the destruction of Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons in the sea,...

Overfishing Threatens Mediterranean Fish

According to a recent research from the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR), fish population in the Mediterranean Sea is showing a continuing and alarming decrease in the last 20 years. The figures are extremely worrying. While in other parts of Europe,...

Protests in Crete Over Syrian Chemicals Destruction

On Saturday July 19, residents, unionists and members of environmental organizations blocked the road to the NATO naval base in Souda Bay, Crete, protesting against the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons in the Mediterranean Sea. The blockade is expected to last...

Australian Journalist Praises Greek Hospitality

Australian Huw Kingston, praises Greek tourism to the Australian media and does so very effectively as he describes his experiences traveling in Greece. Kingston works as a travel journalist and owns a company that organizes adventure tours. His passion for...