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EU Parliamentarians Warn Refugees May Die on Greek Islands

The European Council and the European Commission must work urgently with Greece to prevent a humanitarian crisis this winter, according to the he Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament. The group called for a...

Prime Minister Tsipras Proposes Five Measures to Tackle EU Migrant Crisis

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed five measures to tackle migration and refugee flows on a European level, during his address at the two-day summit in Brussels on Thursday. Tsipras spoke of the recent increase in refugee flows in the Aegean,...

9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies after Rescue in the Aegean Sea

A 9-year-old girl died after she was rescued in the waters near the Greek island of Kastelorizo, in the early hours of Thursday. The girl was spotted at sea, together with her mother and another couple with their two children. A...

More than 2,700 Migrants Arrived in Northern Aegean Islands in September

Nearly 450 migrants and refugees landed on the  Greek islands of the northern Aegean over the last three days, bringing the total number of registered arrivals in September up to 2,755. The recent arrivals include 214 people that arrived at...

From Greece to the UK: Art Exhibition ‘Building Peace Though the Oceans’ Promotes Positive Dialogues on the Impact of Migrants

Humanitarian artist Salma Zulfiqar created the installation "Building Peace Though the Oceans" as a way to build "peace through the ocean – as a vehicle to promote debate about migrants, she recently told Greek Reporter. Humanitarian artist Salma Zulfiqar created...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt the dangerous crossing of the Aegean Sea in hopes of reaching Europe. The area of...

EU Commission to Discuss Migration Penalties for Bloc Members Refusing to Take in Asylum Seekers

On Tuesday the European Commission announced that in June it will be deciding on whether there are any legal cases or migration penalties to be made against countries in the EU, such as Poland and Hungary, which have failed...

Migrants Leaping onto Freight Trains in Hopes of Crossing Greece-FYROM Border

An increasing amount of migrants are attempting to leave Greece by hiding in freight trains that leave the country for other EU-border states such as FYROM, Reuters has reported. Moroccan, Tunisian and Algerian migrants have been living in "old rusting"...

Syrian Refugee Found Dead in His Tent in Moria Camp on Lesvos

A 46-year old refugee from Syria was found dead in his tent in the refugee camp of Moria on Lesvos. A few days ago a 22-year old Egyptian was also found dead in his tent in the same camp. A...

UNHCR High Commissioner Lepri: Greece has Ignored Proposals for Helping Migrants at Camps

On Thursday Giovanni Lepri of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spoke to reporters claiming that the UN had given Greece's Migration Ministry three proposals on three different occasions detailing how to deal with the overcrowded migrant reception...