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Egypt Building Walled Enclosure for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza, Photos Suggest

A monitoring group in Egypt has released evidence of construction work taking place in Rafah on the border with Gaza that may be intended to house Palestinians fleeing from the potential Israeli assault on the city. Photos and videos released...

At Least Three Migrants Dead Off Greece’s Lesvos

Authorities in Greece say at least three people died after a boat carrying refugees and migrants tried to cross from the Turkish coast to the island of Lesvos on Wednesday morning amid northerly winds of nine Beaufort. The boat reached...

New EU Pact on Migrants: What Does It Mean for Greece?

The EU reached an agreement on Wednesday on new rules designed to share the cost of hosting migrants more evenly between member states. The New Pact on Migration and Asylum that will come into effect next year obliges member states...

Greece Gives Migrants 3-year Permits to Tackle Labor Shortage

On Tuesday, Greece's Parliament approved a new law by a huge majority. The law will grant three-year permits to migrants to tackle the country's labor shortage. It foresees granting three-year stay and work permits to migrants who entered Greece illegally....

Wildfire in Evros, Greece Burns for 15th Day

The wildfire in Evros, northeastern Greece is burning for the 15th day on Saturday despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters. As of Friday, the firefighting effort involves 129 fire engines with a crew of 586 members, 16 teams of...

Greece Wildfires: 18 Bodies Found at Evros Inferno

At least 18 charred bodies have been discovered in the region of Evros north of Alexandroupolis, Greece as a huge wildfire is burning in the region. Firefighters who discovered the bodies near the village of Dadia, northeast of Alexandroupolis, say...

Amazon, Marriott and Other Companies to Hire Refugees in Europe

Major international companies, including Amazon, Marriott, and Hilton, made a significant announcement on Monday. They have committed to employing over 13,000 refugees in Europe over the next three years. Among these refugees are Ukrainian women who have fled the...

10 Suspects Allegedly Involved In Greece Migrant Boat Disaster Arrested In Pakistan

Ten suspects allegedly involved in Wednesday's migrant boat disaster in Greece have been arrested in Pakistan.

Capsized Migrant Boat Off Greece ‘Had 100 Children in Hold’

Officials have expressed fears that as many as 100 children may have perished when a migrant boat with hundreds on board capsized off Greece on Wednesday. Greek officials said the boat may have been carrying as many as 750 people....

Migrant Deaths in the Mediterranean: The Broader Picture

The sinking of a boat carrying hundreds of migrants in the deepest part of the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday has again brought the issue of migrant crossings to the forefront of international news. 79 of the migrants are believed to...