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Refugee Student Saidu Kamara Granted Asylum in Greece

A refugee student facing deportation was granted asylum in Greece, the government spokesman announced on Friday. 17-year-old Saidu Kamara from Guinea in West Africa won his appeal against an earlier decision by the Greek immigration services. Kamara’s story inspired the Greek...

Greek PM Meets with Refugee Student Facing Deportation

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Saidu Kamara, a refugee student facing deportation who won over the hearts of Greeks across the country, on Tuesday. During the meeting, Mitsotakis helped guide the refugee regarding the status of his asylum...

Birthday Surprise for 7-Year-Old Ukrainian Refugee in Greece

Staff at a refugee camp near Serres, northern Greece held a birthday surprise for a 7-year-old Ukrainian refugee over the weekend. The Greek Ministry of Migration posted the photo of the young refugee blowing out seven candles on her birthday...

Refugee Corridors in Ukraine lead to Russia and Belarus, Kyiv Says

Several new refugee corridors in Ukraine that are supposed to allow people to escape the fighting actually lead to Russia and Belarus, Kyiv says. The Ukrainian deputy Prime Minister called a new proposed cease fire agreement that calls for...

Residents of a Welsh Town Set to Become Europe’s First Climate Refugees

A coastal village of 700 residents in the UK has been declared the first place on earth that may produce climate refugees, as the community has been identified for a high risk of permanent flooding. The British town of Fairborne,...

Young Refugee Teaches Greek Language to Kids Worldwide

A young Palestinian refugee on the Greek island of Leros has set up a page called “Learn Greek” on social media to teach the language.

Red Cross Volunteer Who Hugged a Refugee Becomes Internet Target

A Spanish Red Cross volunteer gave a Senegalese refugee a hug went viral and became the target of online far-right hate on Wednesday. 

Refugee Dies in Container Fire in Greece's Lesvos Migrant Camp

A 27-year-old female Afghan refugee burned to death early on Thursday morning in the container in which she was living with her family in the Cara Tepe refugee camp, on the island of Lesvos. The woman was living in the...

Body of Young Girl Found Off of Greece's Lesvos

The body of a young girl was spotted floating off of the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos on Sunday morning. People saw a body floating near Vatera on Greece's Lesvos Island and called the port authority of the island. Units...

Greece: A Refugee Paralympic Dream (video)

Over the past two years 13-year-old Syrian boy Najib, has been confined to a wheelchair. Coming to terms with his injury as well as his life in exile, had exhausted his confidence in the future. Now, however, as a refugee in...