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Greece Could Close Border With Turkey to Stem Migrant Flow, Security Analyst Says

A recent report from CBS claims that “human smuggling is big business in Athens.” A human smuggler in Athens was secretly recorded on camera telling the CBS reporter that he helps “move ISIS members from Greece to the rest of...

Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Attempting Enter Greece via Lesvos

Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants who were attempting to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece's island of Lesvos, it was made public on Sunday. As Reuters reports, Turkish authorities in the area of...

Migrants Now Have Their Own Newspaper in Greece

A new newspaper called Migratory Birds is giving migrants around the world a voice, thanks to fifteen Afghan girls living in Greece. It was created by refugees for refugees, and it tells their own, sometimes unimaginable, stories of migration,...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece on Lesvos Migrants Camp

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has released a harsh report about the harsh reality and the lack of social support that most unaccompanied migrant children are experiencing in Greece's so-called migrant hotspots. The Commissioner recorded her...

Migrants Try to Burn Woman Alive in Camp, Four Men Stabbed

A violent fight occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday at the Thebes migrant camp, where a woman was attacked by four individuals who attempted to burn her alive. Four migrants suffered knife wounds during the altercation and were...

From Syria to Greece, from Refugee to Lifeguard

It was just over a year ago when Obada “Ibo” Al-Nassar made the perilous venture across the Aegean to reach Lesvos. The friendship that this Syrian refugee developed with some foreign lifeguards located outside of the camp where he was...

Evros: Woman, Two Children Missing after Boat Capsizes

A search and rescue operation has been launched by the Hellenic Police, to locate a woman and her two children who went missing after their boat capsized in the Evros River during their attempt to reach Greece. The river...

Human Rights Watch: Greece is Blocking Sick Refugee Children's Access to Care

This week the NPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) made statements criticizing the Greek authorities and bureaucracy in place that is responsible for detaining refugee children with mental and physical illnesses in the Aegean islands' camps, with no access to proper...

EU Leaders Reach Migration Deal (Full Text)

European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration, in the early hours of Friday morning, after nearly 10 hours of talks at a summit in Brussels. The deal, which will see the burden of resettling refugees shared more widely...

Germany Ends Migrant Relocations from Greece, Italy

Germany has announced it will stop accepting migrants from Italy and Greece, as the European Union's migrant relocation program draws to a close. An Interior Ministry spokesperson told German newspaper Die Welt that far fewer people had met the necessary...