Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas suggested that the Greek government would be willing to consider opening a safe passage for refugees through the fence on the Evros border in northeastern Greece if there is an agreement with Turkey, Bulgaria and ...
The influx of refugees threatens to destabilize the EU as Germany's insistence on a bloc-wide adoption of an open door policy has infuriated Hungary and many other member states. This infograph tells the story.
The European Union is predicting that 3 million more migrants could arrive in the 28-nation bloc by the end of next year, with the refugee emergency already providing a stern test of EU capacities to provide shelter and welcome.
The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO), which was on the second day of a 24-hour strike on Tuesday leaving ferry boats tied up at port, is due to discuss whether to resume bringing refugees from the islands to the mainland.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slammed on Friday the level of debate among European Union governments in dealing with the migrant crisis as 'sad' for a lack of cohesive action in dealing with the crisis.
After a year of increasing refugee arrivals it’s safe to say that the pan-European approach, to the extent that it can even be said to exist, is a dismal and deadly failure.
At least 22 people drowned in two new shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea Friday as thousands of Middle Eastern refugees and economic migrants sought to reach the Greek islands in rough seas, while the death toll over the past three ...
2 billion euros may just be the beginning. As long as Greece agrees to absorb migrants and refugees into society...then the German Government is signalling that it may 'help' Greece more financially. In everyday life this is called blackmail.
Can we expect Juncker to tells Tsipras: “you either accept the joint patrols or I cancel the 35-billion-euro package.”
At least 13 migrants died off the coast of Turkey Sunday after the inflatable dinghy carrying them to Greece collided with a ferry, Turkish media reported.
Thirty-four refugees, almost half of them babies and children, drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island on Sunday, almost certainly the largest death toll in those waters since the migrant crisis began.
As tensions build on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, where 20,000 migrants and refugees await the documents into Europe, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos asked European Council President Donald Tusk to call an emergency summit of European Union leaders to address ...
Eight people were rescued and six people are still missing, with one confirmed death, as a boar carrying migrants capsized off the coast of the Greek island Lesvos.
5,000 migrants arrived in Serbia on Sunday on a journey further west, after attempts to forcefully prevent the refugee flow from the Greek-Macedonian border failed.
Thousands of migrants and refugees fleeing Syria and Libya remain locked in a football stadium on the Greek island of Kos, as police struggle to maintain control of the situation.
Greek Police used fire extinguishers and batons against migrants on the island of Kos as tensions boiled over in a sports stadium where hundreds, including young children, gathered to wait for immigration papers.
Facing a 750 percent surge in the influx of refugees, the Greek government must try harder to provide adequate care and accommodation for those fleeing war zones, the UN has claimed. Greece says the humanitarian emergency exceeds the crisis-torn economy’s ...
With hundreds of refugees and undocumented migrants arrive daily to Greece from Turkey, the situation has gotten out of control as the video from the Lesvos (Mytilene) shows.
Migrants fleeing Syria and Afghanistan have turned the Aegean Island of Kos into a “disgusting hellhole,” according to Britain’s Daily Mail online edition. Was it not David Cameron, the EU and US that pushed hard to bomb Libya and destroy ...