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The Japanese Ship that Saved Greeks During the Smyrna Catastrophe

The story of the Japanese ship that saved Armenians and Greeks from genocide after the Smyrna Catastrophe was the theme of a Tokyo lecture.

Young Refugee from Iran Who Aced Tests to Mentor Others

Kouros Durmohamadi Bagi, a refugee from Iran in Greece who amazed the country after excelling in the Greek national exams, will become a mentor for other young refugees in the country. The young man, who is called Kyros after the...

Greece Records Sharp Increase in Migrant, Refugee Arrivals in May

Nearly twice the number of migrants and refugees entered Greece in May 2022 in comparison to the previous year, led in large part by the 8,700 Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion. Since the onset of the invasion in late February,...

Angelina Jolie Visits War Victims in Ukraine

US Actress Angelina Jolie was spotted at numerous locations in the city of Lviv, in war-torn Ukraine on Saturday April 30.

Greece Announces Big Drop in Migrant Numbers

On Thursday, Greece announced a massive drop in the number of migrants and asylum seekers in the country, particularly on the Aegean islands. Minister of Migration and Asylum Notis Mitarakis said that the population of migrants on the North Aegean...

Nearly 5 Million Ukrainian Refugees Have Fled Country Due to War

In what may be the largest movement of people in Europe since the Second World War, nearly 5 million Ukrainian refugees have fled their homes in the 50 days since Russia invaded the country. The data, which comes from the...

Greece, Europe Welcome Ukraine’s Refugees When they Shun Others

Throughout Europe, including Greece, governments are welcoming millions of refugees from Ukraine when for years they have been erecting barriers to stop refugees from other parts of the world. It is not a surprise that many commentators talk of...

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...

Top Refugee Student Participates in Greek Parade, Then Faces Deportation

Refugee Saidu Kamara participated in his school's Greek Independence Parade on March 25, then he is set to be deported from the country. Each year in honor of the country's fight for freedom from the Ottoman Empire, local Greek students...

US to Accept 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees

The US will accept 100,000 refugees fleeing violence in Ukraine, the Biden administration announced on Thursday. According to the UN, over 3.5 million Ukrainian refugees have fled the war in their country, making it the largest movement of refugees in...