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Syrian Refugee Finds and Returns Wallet With Cash and Credit Cards

A refugee from Syria who has been staying for the past month in an accommodation center at Tsepelovo -- a village in Zagori region, Ioannina -- found a wallet with cash and credit cards and rushed to find the...

Emergency Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA)

PM Alexis Tsipras summoned an emergency Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) on Friday morning. The decision to order KYSEA came on Thursday night after 31 aerial trespasses, six flights of Turkish fighter jets over Oinousses and one embroilment...

Europe Beefs Up Border Controls to Stem Migrant Inflow

European states raise fences, close borders and bring military forces to protect their borders from the massive refugee and migrant inflow. On Thursday, about 200 Austrian soldiers and police officers conducted a joint operation on Austria's border with Slovenia in...

Massive Reservation Cancellations Strike Greece's Tourism Industry

Greece's tourism - one of the country's most core financial resources - is facing a great threat, as massive cancellations in reservations are occurring in touristic destinations where there are refugee and migrant flows. According to an interview in Kathemerini,...

Greek Islanders to Be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

An international group of academics will propose for the residents of Greek islands who are found on the front lines of the refugee crisis to be nominated for a nobel prize. Academics from the universities of Oxford, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell...

There Have not Been Any Refugees Arrivals at the Island of Lesvos on Monday

Greek Police reported something that is difficult to believe for anyone paying attention to the ongoing refugee crisis these past few months: there has not been a single refugee or migrant arrival at the East Aegean island of Lesvos...

Greek Authorities Unable to Track Jihadists in the Continuous Migrant Flow

Greek authorities have been struggling to contain the refugee crisis that started a few months ago, when the flow of refugees and migrants coming from the Turkish coast increased significantly. However, monitoring the large number of people who come...

This Refugee Is Travelling from Syria to Germany with His Wheelchair

Khaldoun is a Syrian refugee from Damascus who came to Greece searching for a better future, a route many of his compatriots chose to finally reach Northern Europe. They have to walk for miles crossing borders to Turkey and then...