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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...

Refugee Cookout Steals the Show at 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Four Syrian and four Iraqi refugees held a cookout with traditional dishes for visitors and other refugees attending the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival on Friday. During the event, called “Food Uniting People #WithRefugees,” the four men from the refugee camps of...

Alt Migration Min Mouzalas Urges More Action From European Parliament Concerning Refugee Crisis

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas urged European Parliament President Martin Schulz to boost the body's role in the refugee issue during a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. According to a ministry press release, Mouzalas described the situation in...

Philippiada Parents Say 'No' to Refugee Children after Orestiada

The Parents and Guardians Association of the 2nd Primary School of Philippiada, northern Greece, have expressed their objections to the refugee integration program at their children's school. The objections come just a week following similar complaints by the parents...

Parents Threaten School Occupation to Keep Out Refugee Children

The Greek school year kicked off on Monday with the Greek government facing the task of having to integrate more than 15,000 refugee and migrant children into the national education system. While this in itself is no easy task,...

Monday's Tally: 59,569 Identified Migrants and Refugees in Greece

There were 59,569 identified refugees and migrants on Greek territory on Monday while 110 new arrivals were reported in the last 24 hours. According to the Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body's figures, 16,774 of the refugees are in northern Greece,...