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How Climate Change Weakened the Ottoman Empire

At its peak, the Ottoman Empire spanned three continents, controlling a vast part of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Demetrios Papademetriou, Top Scholar on Migration, Dies at 75

Demetrios Papademetriou, a leading scholar on international migration, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 75 according to a statement released by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), where he served as President Emeritus until his death. He is survived...

Pope Francis: Greece Helped Humanity Expand its Horizons

Pope Francis, who began a three-day visit to Greece on Saturday, spoke warmly about the hosting nation and its contribution to humanity at a ceremony held in the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Addressing Greece's President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis,...

Number of Migrants at Greek Islands Drops by Two-Thirds

Greece announced on Tuesday that the number of migrants and asylum seekers residing at Greek island facilities has dropped by 76 percent compared to October 2020. According to figures released by the Migration & Asylum Ministry, the number of asylum...

EUMED 9 Summit Tackles Climate Change, Immigration Challenges

Leaders from nine Mediterranean nations held a summit in Athens called the EUMED 9 on Friday afternoon to address issues such as climate change, migration, Turkey and Afghanistan, among others. The EUMED 9 enabled representatives from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy,...

Border Crisis Heightens for Biden as Thousands Camp Under Bridge

Over 10,000 migrants trying to make their way into the United States are now camped under the Del Rio, Texas bridge separating Mexico and the United States in the latest border crisis, with thousands more apparently on the way...

Greece Completes 40-km Fence at Border with Turkey

Greece completed earlier in the week a 40-km (25 mile) fence on its border with Turkey and a new surveillance system was in place to stop possible asylum seekers from trying to reach Europe following the Taliban's takeover of...

Repercussions for Greece After Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

As the world watches foreign nationals and Afghans evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the repercussions for Greece are twofold. The Greek government hopes to circumvent a mass migration of Afghan refugees as well as preserve...

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.

Erdogan Accuses Greece Of Provocations In Phone Call To Merkel

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made accusations that Greece was pushing back refugees at sea in a call with Germany's Angela Merkel.