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17 illegal migrants in Cyprus are ISIS and Al-Qaeda fighters

Seventeen people who are terrorists of the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda are in Cyprus, specifically in the migrant reception centre in Menogia, the Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris revealed. Speaking to…

Moria hotspot on Lesvos Island

Migration Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (06 – 12 April 2020)

As the Greek government moved 2,000 asylum seekers this week from hotspots due to their vulnerability to coronavirus, another twenty unaccompanied refugee minors left the Moria hotspot on Lesvos Island on Tuesday…

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Boat with thirty-nine migrants arrives in Lesvos

A small boat carrying 39 migrants of Afghan and African descent, arrived on Wednesday morning in a seaside area of ​​Kleios in northern Lesvos. They were immediately transferred to a chapel outside…

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Migration Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (23-29 March 2020)

As Europe went into lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Greek-Turkish border at Evros saw the thousands of illegal immigrants retreat into Turkish territory and arrivals on Greek islands decline. We…

Greek Evros border

Migrant Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (16 – 22 March 2020)

Greece continues its struggle to maintain control of its Evros land border with Turkey where hundreds of young foreign national males, are aided and abetted by Turkish authorities in their violent attacks…

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‘War-like’ scenery on the Greek Evros border (VIDEOS)

Tension continues at the Greek Evros border, with chemicals and stones ‘raining‘ down on the Greek forces from illegal immigrants and Turkish police on the other side of the fence. The war-like…

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Greece quarantines 190 migrants over coronavirus fears

Some 190 migrants stranded on the Greek island of Kea were quarantined in an abandoned hotel on Thursday, due to suspicion some had contracted coronavirus. According to the island’s mayor Eirini Velissaropoulou,…

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Migration Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (09 – 15 March 2020)

As Greece struggles with the mass exodus of immigrants from Turkey at its border in Evros, arrivals to the country via the Aegean islands has decreased by more than half as reported…