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Greece to construct new refugee & migrants centers on 3 islands

Greece will build three controlled-access refugee and migrants facilities on the islands of Samos, Kos and Leros in eastern Aegean Sea. For this purpose the European Union has approved 130 million euros. At the same time, Greece continues decongestion of the islands camps, while refugee and migrants flows have significantly …

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Four men missing after migrants boat capsizes NW off Crete

Greece’s Coast Guard continues Search and Rescue operation on Monday morning, after a boat carrying migrants and refugees capsized North-West off the island of Crete on Sunday afternoon. Only survivor is, so far,  a 25-year-old Algerian national who has been transferred to the hospital in Chania. According to his testimony, …

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Only 18 NGOs allowed to operate within migrants & refugees centers

Only 18 out of 40 non-governmental organizations operating in migrants and refugees hosting structures have applied to register in the new registry and were granted the right to continue their work. The NGOs that were certified in the old registry of the Interior Ministry had a deadline to register again …

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Sharp decrease of refugees and migrants arrivals in April and May

Migration flows to the islands and through the land border of Evros keep on falling and reached record high drop in April and May. Citing government sources, media report that a decrease of 97.26% was recorded in April when compared to the same month in 2019. The decrease was at …

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Two migrants on Lesvos tested positive to COVID-19

Greece’s Migration Ministry confirmed on Tuesday evening that two migrants have been tested positive to COVID-19. They had arrived on the island of Lesvos with boats from Turkey last week. The two migrants are asymptomatic and have been placed in isolation within a temporary refugee accommodation facility at Megala Therma, …

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Frontex expects fresh wave of migrants at Greece’s Evros border

European Union border agency Frontex expects a fresh wave of migrants seeking to cross Evros, the land border between Turkey and Greece, German daily Die Welt reports on Friday. The daily cites an internal agency report by the Frontex Situation Center, dated May 5,according to which the wave is expected …

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Turkish Coast Guard escorts migrants boat to Greece (video)

Vessels of the Turkish Coast Guard have been escorting migrants boats to Greece. A Greek Navy ship and patrol boats of the Hellenic Coast Guard spotted a boat carrying migrants in the sea area North-East of the island of Lesvos on Wednesday morning. According to a GCG statement, following the …

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Migrants arrested for leaving accommodation center placed under quarantine

Greek police has arrested five migrants who had left a reception and accommodation center placed under quarantine due to confirmed cases of coronavirus. The migrants were arrested at the metro station <Stathmos Larissis> on Friday and were reportedly about to get on broad on a train. Following their arrest, the …

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Turkey removes remaining 1,500 migrants from Evros border to Greece

Greek military sources report on Friday, March 27, that Turkey has removed around 1,500 migrants who were still at the Evros border in Kastanies. The migrants departed on buses that were most likley organized by the Turkish authorities.The 1,500 people were still camping in the area, after thousands returned to …

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Erdogan calls Migration Summit in Istanbul, claims Greece “killed 4-5 migrants”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he has invited a few European leaders for a Migration Summit in Istanbul. At the same time, he claimed that Greek security forces have “killed 4 or 5” migrants. Speaking to journalists on his way back from Brussels where he met with top …

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Commission president calls on Erdogan to “move migrants & refugees away from Greek border”

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the Greek border. “It was the Turkish president who said the EU borders were open. They were not open, they are not open, they …

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Lesvos: German neo-nazis against migrants; get beaten by locals

A group of five neo-nazis from Germany and Austria landed on the island of Lesvos amid the migration crisis and one was them was sent to hospital after they provoked locals opposing their presence. “We will do to you what we did to you in Kalavryta” the neo-Nazis have been …

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Armed vigilantes in Northern Greece apprehend migrants VIDEO

Together with national guards groups of armed vigilantes, locals who have self-proclaimed “border guards” apprehend migrants who have illegally crossed into Greece and hand them over to the Greek Army and police. The vigilantes are farmers and breeders from the area who know very well all the secret passages and …

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