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Dimitris Vitsas: Sewage works starting soon at Moria hotspot

The reception and registration refugee and migrant center at Moria on Lesvos island will not be dismantled, but works is starting soon to take care of the sewage, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas told radio 24/7 on Tuesday.

Turkish Air Force planes infringe Athens FIR in East Aegean

Two pairs of Turkish Air Force fighter jets entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) at 14:32 on Friday, flying in formation between Limnos and Lesvos islands without submitting flight plans, the Hellenic National Defense General…

Four asylum-seekers hospitalised after fight in Moria hotspot

Four people were injured and taken to Mytilene hospital following fighting that broke out among Arab and African-origin asylum-seekers at the migrant reception and identification centre in Moria, on the island of Lesvos, on Wednesday…

New boat line connects Lesvos with Kucukkuyu

A boat line connecting Petra on Lesvos island in the northern Aegean with Turkey's coastal town Kucukkuyu will open to the public within the next few days, officials said Thursday.

Tsipras visits Limnos and Lesvos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be visiting Limnos and Lesvos, on Thursday, within the scope of the 14th Regional Development Conference of the Northern Aegean, held in Mytilene. The first stop of the Greek PM will be Limnos, where he…