refugees

Lesbos island: Refugees burn down camp

Following the tension of recent days, situation on the island of Lesvos went completely out of control on Monday, when refugees set fire to...

More than 60,000 refugees in Greece at the moment

Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body’s data released on Tuesday, show that refugees in Greece exceed 60,000 at the moment. Useful are the conclusions drawn from...

Two Greek volunteer groups share UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

The Hellenic Rescue Team and Efi Latsoudi of “PIKPA village” on Lesvos joint winners of humanitarian honour. Konstantinos Mitragas on behalf of the Hellenic Rescue...

UNHCR Filippo Grandi concludes his visit to Greece

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi concluded his three-day visit to Greece on Thursday. The UNHCR chief, after concluding his tour of refugee...

67 migrants rescued off the coast of southern Peloponnese

Greek coast guard rescued 67 migrants, whose boat had run aground on two islets, south of the island of Sapientza off the coast of...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos: Family and Church held the Greek society together

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos, praised the role of the Church in the year of the economic crisis during his meeting with...

Four people drowned near the island of Lesvos

According to information so far, a shipwreck occurred this morning in the sea area off the airport Mytilene resulting to the death of four...