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Alarming Number of Migrants Flood Greece

New waves of refugees and illegal migrants are flooding Greece on a daily basis. The data released by the North Aegean Prefecture are alarming. Prefect Christianna Kalogirou said that in the last 57 days, Greece has received 75% of the total...

Greek Deputy Migration Policy Minister Asks Athens Mayor's Help to House Migrants, Refugees

Greek Deputy Migration Policy Minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou received Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Friday and asked for the municipality's assistance in providing food and shelter to refugees and migrants entering Greece. They both agreed on the need for exemplary cooperation to deal...

Illegal Migrants and Refugees Camp in Downtown Athens

Omonoia Square and surrounding streets in downtown Athens, Greece, turned into a camp for refugees and illegal migrants as hundreds were transferred in the capital from the islands where they landed. A large number of them are refugees from war-torn...

The Greek Govt Improvises on Immigration Policy

It would have been a news report: A few hundred more refugees and illegal migrants were set loose in downtown Athens. The story would read that after their boats sank in the Aegean Sea and were rescued by the Greek...

Greek Government Seeking Emergency Plan for Refugees

The Greek government is seeking an emergency plan that will employ abandoned army camps and empty state buildings to house refugees from war-torn areas who flood Greece. Greece will receive large inflows of war refugees within the next months and...

Greek Defense Minister: If Greece Leaves the Euro, Spain and Italy Will Follow

His belief that if Greece is forced to exit the Eurozone, a domino effect will begin, sweeping off Spain and Italy, expressed Greek Defense Minister and junior coalition government partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos. In an interview to German newspaper Bild,...

UNHCR Expresses Appreciation over Cypriot Govt's Efforts to Assist Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appeared pleased with the Cypriot government's enormous efforts in providing assistance to over 330 Syrian and Palestinian refugees who have abandoned their war-torn homelands. As UNHCR underlined, Cyprus has done its best...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos: Coordinated Action on Migration Needed

The need to address the migration phenomenon with decisive and coordinated European action underlined the Commissioner for Immigration, Citizenship and Internal Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos. Addressing the First European Forum for Migration, the Greek Commissioner stressed the importance of civil...

Doctors Without Borders Call Greek Refugee Reception System 'Dysfunctional'

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have stated in a recent report that Greece’s refugee reception system is “dysfunctional.” Thousands of migrants and refugees risk their lives to reach the Aegean Sea islands each year, where they are faced with inhuman...

29 Refugee Children Without Families in Crete

The indoor gymnasium of Ierapetra in Crete currently hosts refugees who arrived on the Greek island with cargo ship M/V “Baris.” Twenty nine refugee children are among them, mainly from Syria, but also from Iraq, Iran and Palestine. The children have no parents...