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Greece Offers Permanent Residency to Dozens of Afghan Dissidents

Greece announced on Thursday it is offering permanent residency in the country to a group of 35 Afghans, including human rights workers and their families, following a short stay in neighboring North Macedonia. North Macedonia’s government said the 35 had...

Merkel Meets With Erdogan in Turkey on Farewell Visit

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during her last official trip to Turkey on Saturday. Merkel, who has lead Germany for the past 16 years, enjoyed a friendly relationship with Turkey, despite periods of...

Afghan Refugee in Greece Awarded Scholarship to Study in US

Arezu, a young Afghan refugee living on the island of Lesvos, Greece, was awarded a scholarship to study in Boston recently. The 12-year-old girl fled Afghanistan with her family when she was just seven years old. Her mother, Mariam, was...

The Japanese Ship that Saved Greeks During 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.

Biden Vows He “Won’t Repeat Mistakes in Afghanistan”

US President Joe Biden addressed the political situation in Afghanistan on Friday as the country faces increasing problems in finding destinations which will take in the thousands of Afghans at the Kabul airport who are attempting to flee the...

Greece, Turkey Forge Common Front on Refugees from Afghanistan

Greece and Turkey apparently agreed on Friday to cooperate to prevent a possible mass influx of refugees from Afghanistan into their countries. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed via telphone the developing situation in Afghanistan...

Greece, Europe Brace for Afghan Refugee Influx

Greece and Europe are preparing for an influx of Afghan refugees as more are expected to flee the country following Afghanistan's takeover by the Taliban. Thousands of Afghans rushed to the capital's Hamid Karzai International Airport in hope of fleeing,...

A Refugee’s Success Story in Greece Thanks to the Home Project

The HOME Project is a group that helps some of the most vulnerable groups of all in Greece -- unaccompanied young migrants and refugees.

Migrant Trafficking in Greece tied to NGO Members

Ten foreign activists -- including four NGO members -- have recently been detained for illegal migrant trafficking in Greece. The group attempted to help migrants gain entry into Greece from neighboring Turkey through the Aegean Islands, according to Greek...

Greece, EU Have Legal Case Against Turkey for Violating Refugee Deal

Greece and the EU have a legal case against Turkey's violation of the refugee deal, says Todd Carney, specialist in international law.