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Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

Witness in Netanyahu Corruption Trial Killed in Greece Plane Crash

A witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed along with his wife in a light plane crash in Greece on Monday. Israeli media report that the victims are Haim Garon, former Communications Ministry...

Two Killed in Private Airplane Crash Off the Coast of Samos

Two people died on Monday after a small airplane crashed off the coast of the island of Samos. The light private plane was making a trip from Israel to the Greek island with only two passengers. The plane crashed...

Wildfire on Samos Island Forces Evacuation of Greek Holiday Resort

Dozens of firefighters aided by helicopters and three air tankers are battling a wildfire on the island of Samos which started on Thursday.

Greece Charges Migrant for His Son’s Death While Crossing the Aegean

A 25-year old Afghan migrant, who lost his son in the Aegean Sea, has been charged by Greece for child endangerment.

Mayors of Greek Islands Call for Changes to EU Migration Pact

The mayors of the three Greek islands which have borne the worst of the migration crisis asked for an amendment to the new EU migration pact.

Samos: One Child Dead, Six Refugees Missing as Boat Capsizes in Aegean

A child has passed away and six people are missing after a small boat carrying 24 refugees capsized off the coast of the Greek island of Samos on Sunday morning. The Hellenic Coast Guard recovered the child's body in the...

Greek Island of Samos Rises 18-25 Centimeters After Powerful Earthquake

According to preliminary data released by Greek scientists on Wednesday, the Greek island of Samos has risen 18-25 cm (9.84 inches) after it was struck by a powerful earthquake on Friday, The massive earthquake, which measured 7.0 magnitude on the...

300 Buildings Deemed Unsafe on Earthquake-Stricken Samos

A total of 300 buildings on the Aegean island of Samos have so far been judged to be temporarily as unsafe for habitation among all those inspected by infrastructure ministry civil engineers up until late on Sunday. Fifty-seven civil engineers...

Greek Island of Samos Mourns at Funeral of Two Teenagers Killed by Friday's Earthquake

On Sunday, the island od Samos bid farewell to the two unfortunate teenagers who died tragically when they were crushed by a wall during the destructive earthquake that hit the island on Friday. The 17-year-old Aris and 15-year-old Claire, high...