As conditions at the 28 official migrant camps on the Greek mainland deteriorate under pressure from the transfer of thousands of people from inadequate facilities on the islands, many new arrivals are being placed in private apartments and hotels.
Another 107 asylum seekers left the Moria reception and identification centre on the island of Lesvos late on Thursday. Their transfer was delayed due to strong winds blowing in the area.
National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos rejected criticism on the ministry's use of EU funds for migrants, saying on Monday that the expenditures were approved both by internal boards and by external accountants.
The government decided on Wednesday to step up measures in a bid to tackle the increased inflow of migrants and refugees, mostly from war-torn Syria, including readmission agreements with neighbouring countries and increased surveillance of…
Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 36 refugees and migrants that were on board a boat in the sea region south of the island Sapientza
Police said on Saturday they arrested a 33-year-old male on the Komotini national road for transporting four illegal immigrants.
A group of 48 migrants and/or refugees, including 15 minors, without papers to legally justify their presence in Greece, were intercepted by Thessaloniki police while walking on the Egnatia Highway, near the Profitis toll booths, on…
The operator of a speedboat was arrested near the island of Kos early on Monday, on charges of illegally transporting 13 foreign nationals to the Greek shore.
Thirty-four undocumented migrants who were trapped on an islet in the Evros River Delta, in northern Greece, were freed on Tuesday afternoon with the help of the local emergency squad (EMAK) and are in good health, border authorities said.
A rescue operation was underway on Tuesday to rescue a group of irregular migrants trapped on an islet in the Evros River Delta, in the area of Fylaktos.