European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos on Tuesday said that the Greek islands are better prepared to host migrants this winter in comparison with previous years.
Three foreign nationals, members of a criminal group that transferred migrants and refugees from the region of the Evros river to the areas of the Peloponnese for transportation by sea to Italy were arrested, police said on Monday.
Thirty migrants, including women and children, were found by the coast guard in the sea off the coast of Makri in Alexandroupolis on Sunday.
The Greek Migrants Forum, the University of Athens and the Spanish institution Acsar created an application for mobile phones to help refugees get basic everyday information.
A tanker picked up 29 migrants on a boat in distress off the island of Gavdos, south of Crete. The migrants had called the European assistance number (112).
A boy was killed and 27 people were injured in northern Greece on Friday night when the minivan they were traveling in crashed on the national highway between Kavala and Thessaloniki.
An elderly man was arrested in Thessaloniki accused of illegally renting lodgings to irregular migrants. The 85-year old was renting two flats in the area of Neapolis without having signed a residential lease agreement.
The Greek Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued 26 migrants that were on board a dinghy that capsized in the sea region of Farmakonissi. The migrants were transferred to the island's port.
Greece does not suspect "every migrant and refugee from Asia and Africa trying to reach the borders of the European Union looking for a way to survive" of being a terrorist, Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick said at the "Aqaba Process…
Greek authorities on Thursday intercepted 119 migrants, among them 14 women and 17 children, on a beach near Savalia, Ileia. The migrants were found in the afternoon and transferred to the Katakolo coast guard headquarters.