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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.

Number of Refugees, Migrants on Lesvos Now Under 5,000

The number of refugees and migrants on Lesvos is now less than 5,000, according to figures released by the Greek Ministry of Migration

Pope Francis Plans to Visit Greece in November

Pope Francis, who is recovering from intestinal surgery that he underwent this month, has accepted an invitation to visit Greece in November.

Double the Number of Migrants are Leaving than Entering Greece

Migrants are leaving Greece at a much faster pace than they are entering it, according to the newest figures on migration released Wednesday.

Greece Defends Use of Sound Cannons to Deter Migrants at Borders

Greece defended its use of sound cannons to stop migrants crossing at the Turkish border on Wednesday amidst European Union criticism. 

Greece Says Turkey is Safe for Migrants from Five Countries

The Greek government announced on Monday that some migrants seeking asylum in Greece should seek it in Turkey instead.

Greece Begins Vaccinations at Refugee Camps

Greece launched on Thursday a mass vaccination campaign at refugee camps, months after the first shots were rolled out to the wider population

Migrant Crisis: Children’s Bodies Washed Up on Libyan Beaches

Disturbing photographs came to light on Tuesday showing children's bodies (including babies and toddlers) washed up on a Libyan beach.