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Two migrants were discovered hidden inside bed mattresses
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Two migrants were discovered hidden inside bed mattresses

Panos - Jan 03, 2019

Two migrants were discovered hidden inside bed mattresses strapped to a van in a desperate bid to reach Europe. Shocking footage shows border officers slashing open plastic-wrapped…

Sailboat carrying 63 irregular migrants intercepted off SW Greece
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Sailboat carrying 63 irregular migrants intercepted off SW Greece

Panos - Dec 24, 2018

Sixty-three foreign nationals were arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday on charges of illegally trying to exit the country, after a crowded sailboat carrying the…

The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora
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The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora

makis - Nov 30, 2018

Young but courageous, helpless but determined to succeed, the first Greek migrants who arrived in Australia in the early 1900s, seeking a better future for themselves and…

The concept of home through the eyes of a child of Greek migrants
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The concept of home through the eyes of a child of Greek migrants

makis - Nov 06, 2018

“Photography has always been it for me,” says Anna Kiparis, who discovered her passion for the medium at the age of 15. The child of Greek migrants,…

Nine migrants drown off coast of western Turkey
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Nine migrants drown off coast of western Turkey

Panos - Aug 09, 2018

At least nine people, including children, died Thursday after a boat carrying 13 illegal migrants capsized off western Turkey’s Kuşadası coast. Coast guard units and numerous ambulances…

Greece: More than 12.000 migrants granted asylum in 2017!
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Greece: More than 12.000 migrants granted asylum in 2017!

makis - Apr 19, 2018

In 12.015 people were granted asylum by Greece last year, according to the latest Eurostat data, which is the seventh highest in relation to the population, in…

Afghan migrants clash in Greece Island leaving 4 dead, wounded
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Afghan migrants clash in Greece Island leaving 4 dead, wounded

Panos - Nov 27, 2017

The Afghan migrants clashed among each other in a Greek island leaving at least four people dead or wounded, the country’s police officials said Sunday. The incident…

Migrants rescued near Kastellorizo
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Migrants rescued near Kastellorizo

makis - Aug 10, 2017

The crew of a vessel belonging to the European Union’s border monitoring agency Frontex Thursday rescued 43 undocumented migrants from an inflatable dinghy off the islet of…

EU nations start process of returning migrants to Greece
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EU nations start process of returning migrants to Greece

makis - Aug 08, 2017

European Union countries have begun the process of sending migrants who arrived in Europe via Greece over the last five months back to have their asylum applications…

173 more migrants land on Greek islands
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173 more migrants land on Greek islands

makis - May 24, 2017

173 more illegal migrants crossed into Greece in the past 3 days. The majority (115) landed on the island of Samos, while 58 arrived on Chios from…

Migrant fruit pickers win European court case against Greece
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Migrant fruit pickers win European court case against Greece

makis - Mar 30, 2017

A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh have won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights court, after being shot at by employers for demanding…

Smuggling ring dismantled by Greek-British operation
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Smuggling ring dismantled by Greek-British operation

makis - Mar 03, 2017

Authorities in Iraklio, Crete, on Friday detained 12 suspected members of a criminal racket believed to be smuggling undocumented immigrants from Greece to other European Union member-states…

UNCHR calls on Greece to fix ‘dire’ situation for migrants
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UNCHR calls on Greece to fix ‘dire’ situation for migrants

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Governments along the Western Balkan route into the European Union must do more to help migrants and refugees who are dying in the cold winter weather rather…

Greece sends navy ship to help freezing migrants
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Greece sends navy ship to help freezing migrants

makis - Jan 11, 2017

Greece's navy has sent a tank landing ship to the island of Lesvos to house refugees and migrants during a cold snap that has triggered public health…

Activists, migrants squatting in city buildings
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Activists, migrants squatting in city buildings

Sokratis - Jan 07, 2017

Residents and shop owners in parts of central Athens have told Kathimerini that an increasing number of derelict buildings are being occupied by activists and refugees and…

Finland wants EU deals with Iraq and others on migrants
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Finland wants EU deals with Iraq and others on migrants

makis - Dec 14, 2016

Finland said on Wednesday it would push the European Union to step up efforts to curb illegal migration by negotiating agreements with Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia. European…

Four migrants dead in crippled boat, 15 saved
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Four migrants dead in crippled boat, 15 saved

makis - Nov 16, 2016

Four people believed to be migrants have been found dead on a crippled boat in the northern Aegean Sea and another 15 survivors have been rescued, Greek…

Tensions flare at camps after migrants hit and killed by car
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Tensions flare at camps after migrants hit and killed by car

Panos - Oct 18, 2016

Tension among migrants and refugees at accommodation facilities in Thessaloniki was palpable Monday after a woman and her 9-year-old son were killed by a car on Sunday…

Refugee crisis topping premier’s list of concerns
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Refugee crisis topping premier’s list of concerns

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Topping the list of concerns of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in recent days and weeks, according to sources close to the premier, is the refugee crisis as…

Migrants Rescued from Fire at Refugee Camp in Thessaloniki
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Migrants Rescued from Fire at Refugee Camp in Thessaloniki

chris1 - Aug 21, 2016

Authorities in Thessaloniki are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Saturday at a migrant reception center near the Thessaloniki Port Authority. Twelve firefighters along…