Category: Greece


Bulgaria strengthens southern border control

Bulgaria Interior Minister Mladen Marinov has announced that security along the country’s southern border with Greece will be...
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False news sparks violent clashes between migrants and police near the Greece-Macedonia border

Greek police used tear gas and stun grenades when attempting to halt the advance of some 2,000 migrants as they tried to reach...
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Afghan migrant who walked 4,000 miles to reach Europe returns home

Like many other young Afghans, Kasim travelled irregularly to Europe in search of a better life. Instead, he found poverty, abuse...
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Eritrean migrants caught attempting to sneak into the UK

A group of 18 Eritrean migrants have been caught trying to enter the UK in the back of a truck on 13 March 2019. The migrants...
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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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