Category: Greece


Three years after EU-Turkey migrant deal, thousands still stranded in Greece

Three years ago, the European Union and Turkey inked a deal to prevent migrants and asylum seekers from crossing irregularly from...
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New report condemns conditions in Moria camp, prompting Greek government vows to do more

Greece and its EU partners are failing vulnerable people seeking protection in Europe, said UK-based aid agency Oxfam in its...
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Mental health crisis afflicting migrants in overcrowded Moria camp

Migrants living in Greece’s largest refugee camp, Moria, are under “enormous mental strain” according to the International...
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Hundreds of migrants seek shelter from winter in Greece

Earlier this month, hundreds of migrants camped outside a police station in Thessaloniki in northern Greece, waiting to be...
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Car crash in Greece leaves migrants dead

At least 10 migrants and a people smuggler have lost their lives after their speeding car collided with a truck in northern...
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Over 30 migrants, mostly Kurds, feared dead after boat capsizes in Aegean Sea

A boat carrying 35 irregular migrants, many of them Kurds, capsized in the Aegean Sea on 9 October, killing all but one woman on...
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More child migrants arriving on Greek islands to dismal conditions

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that over 7,000 migrant children have made it to the Greek islands...
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Thousands of migrants due to be returned to Turkey stuck on Greek islands

Thousands of migrants, including women and children, are stuck in overcrowded camps on Greek islands to be returned back to...
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Kurdish refugees attacked for being “infidels”

Kurdish migrants were attacked by other migrants in Moria camp, on the Greek Island of Lesbos. The confrontation was reportedly...
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