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President of Greek Forum of Refugees Admits Paying Trafficker to Bring Wife to Greece

The president of the Greek Forum of Refugees Yunus Mohammadi told a parliamentary committee on Friday that after official channels failed him he had resorted to paying a human trafficker 8,000 euros to bring his wife to Greece. The committee...

Greek Police Arrest Trafficker with 90 Migrants in Truck

Greek police say they have arrested a trafficker outside the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki carrying 90 migrants in his truck container. Police said on Saturday that the suspect is a 55-year-old truck driver from Greece. The migrants included 21 minors,...

Drug Bust: 15 Arrests in Huge Operation in Athens

A huge drug heist is underway by the Greek Drug squad. The operation has already resulted in the arrest of a 15 member ring -- including their leader who is a Balkan businessman and drug baron -- belonging to...

Migrant Traffickers Prepare New Route to Europe Through Italy

Migrant smugglers are preparing a new route to Europe that would transfer people by sailing to Italy, says Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. After the closing of the Balkan Route that refugees used to travel from Greece to central Europe...

German Police Patrol the Aegean for Traffickers

Five German police officers with two German ships, acting under FRONTEX, are trying to track down traffickers and save the live of refugees in the area of Samos island. The patrol ships of the German Coast Guard that normally supervise...