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First refugees leave Athens to be reunited with their families in Germany

The first refugees that will be reunited with their families in Germany departed on Monday from Athens. The 117 refugees, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, left on a charter flight from Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" in the context of the agreement between Greece and Germany that calls for the completion of the family…

Refugees in Greek universities and studies guide

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki has created a 'studies guide' for refugees that choose to stay and continue their studies in Greece, in the context of the programme Supporting University Community pathways for REfugees-migrants -…

Merkel: Talks with Greece on refugees have advanced

Talks between Berlin and Athens on a deal for refugees are fairly advanced, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, highlighting that an agreement with Italy still has some time yet

Dimitris Vitsas welcomed additional EU funding for refugees

Minister for Migration Policy Dimitris Vitsas on Wednesday welcomed the European Commission's decision to grant emergency aid of 20 million euros for refugees living on the Greek islands and mainly on Lesvos, saying that the Greek islands…