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80% less illegal immigrants arrived in Greece in 2020

With a sprint of Olympic standards, the management of illegal immigrants climbed to the top of positive indicators of the government, overcoming all obstacles within a year: lack of confidence, distrust and…

First upgraded F-16 "in the Greek skies"

First upgraded F-16 “in the Greek skies”

An F-16 of the Hellenic Airforce, upgraded by the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and Lockheed Martin, completed its first test run on Sunday. “The first Greek #F16 upgraded to version #Viper in…

illegal immigrants via Somalia

NIS uncovers illegal network transferring immigrants from Somalia to Greece via Istanbul

Greek Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis has released the findings of an NIS secret report saying Somali immigrants have been purchasing their passage to Lesvos and Chios for between 500 to 800 euros to be transferred illegally to the Greek islands via boats from Turkey’s coasts. The investigation has helped to locate and stop over 2,500 illegal immigrants from Somalia, who were ready to cross into Greek territory from Turkey.

612 seriously ill refugee children relocated to Germany

612 seriously ill refugee children relocated to Germany

The ‘Greece and Germany relocation program’ for refugee children with serious health conditions and their families, has been completed. According to a joint statement released by the ministry and the German embassy…

Three arrested in bust on suspected people smuggling ring

Three arrested in bust on suspected people smuggling ring

Authorities in Greece arrested three suspected members of a people-smuggling gang responsible for transporting migrants from Greece to Italy, the Hellenic Coast Guard announced on Tuesday. The arrests were made after the…

104 illegal immigrants relocated to Hannover, Germany

104 illegal immigrants relocated to Hannover, Germany

One hundred and four illegal immigrants who had been living in overcrowded Greek island camps, have been relocated to Hannover, a city in Germany. According to the German embassy in Athens, the…

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants 4

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants

A Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and Afghanistan was signed yesterday by Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Meerwais Nab. The signing ceremony of the Memorandum in…

Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

The Greek Armed Forces have begun setting up barbed-wire obstacles and battle positions, repairing lookout posts and installing lighting along the country’s border with Turkey in Evros. The works are taking place…