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Greece to Further Boost Security at Evros Border with Turkey

Greece announced on Sunday that it will further boost security at the border with Turkey along the Evros River by hiring 250 new border guards over the next few months. Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos, who was visiting the region...

EU Calls for Investigation into Alleged Migrant Pushbacks by Greece

The EU executive called on Wednesday for an investigation into alleged migrant pushbacks by Greece, which Athens is flatly denying. The announcement follows reports in the German media outlets Der Spiegel and ARD, according to which some of these operations...

Greece Defends New Samos Migrant Facility Decried as Prison

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended on Friday the first enclosed migrant facility on Samos Island, which has been decried as "prison" by some humanitarian groups, saying that it is a modern facility for the temporary accommodation of asylum seekers. Visiting...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

European Agency Deploys Blimps to Monitor Greek Borders

Aerostats are to be deployed to monitor the northern Greek border by Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

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.

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

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.

Greek Coast Guard Boat Harassed by Turkish Vessel

A Greek Coast Guard patrol boat was harassed by a Turkish counterpart on Sunday, suffering minor damages but no crew member injuries

Migrants in Jeopardy Says MSF, Calls on Greece to Change Approach

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called on the EU and Greece to completely change conditions for migrants and their approach to migration.