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Body of migrant recovered from Evros river in NE Greece

The body of a migrant was recovered from the Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. According to local media, the man’s age is estimated between 20-25 years old and his origin was from Africa. The body was discovered by police officers in the river on Thursday afternoon. …

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German newspaper publishes “The List” with 33,293 people who died trying to reach Europe

German daily Tagesspiegel has published The List, a document and a piece of art with the names of 33,293 people who have died trying to reach Europe. 33,293 names 33,293 fates 33,293 dead The work is compiled by Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu. The List comprises data about thousands of immigrants, …

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PM Tsipras speaks with Afghan family that became target of racist attack (video)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with the mother of  11-year-old Afghan boy, Amir, whose home was target of racists attack in the early morning hours of Friday. “I spoke with Amir’s mother and expressed my support to what they have been through,” Tsipras tweeted. “Amir, and every child in our …

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Three dead when migrant boat sinks in the Aegean Sea, many missing

One woman was recovered dead and there are fears that many people have lost their lives when a boat carrying migrants wrecked south of the islet of Kalolimnos, near Kalimnos in the eastern Aegean Sea on Friday. A huge Search and Rescue operation is underway with four Coast Guard vessels, …

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Patras: Migrants swim to ferries in order to get on board and travel to Italy (video)

In Patras, Western Greece, migrants are seen to jump into the sea and are swimming towards departing ferries in an effort to leave Greece for Italy. They climb through the hanging ropes and try to get on board. The desperate ‘escape’ has been observed in the old port of Patras …

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5-year-old refugee girl from Syria may have died due to chemical weapons exposure

Forensic examination conducted on Monday did not shed light into the causes of death of a 5-year-old refugee child from Syria that died in the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos. According to initial information the child was suffering from a brain disease and that was …

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