Tag: Leros

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Illegal migration to Greece comes to a near standstill

According to Greek government sources illegal migration flows have come to a near standstill, noting huge decreases since the coronavirus outbreak. Specifically, 2,773 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece in April 2019,…

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Turkey violates Greek airspace 91 times

It has been reported that on Tuesday, Turkey violated Greek airspace 91 times. The barrage of illegal flyovers and violations by the Turkish Air Force comes after the U.S. stressed that they are…

Greek mainlanders protesting against relocation of migrants 11

Greek mainlanders protesting against relocation of migrants

Locals from mainland regions of Greece took to the streets over the weekend to protest against the transfer of migrants from Greek islands to towns in Northern Greece. Numerous groups of protesters…

Greece passes tougher asylum law 13

Greece passes tougher asylum law

The Greek government has passed a new asylum law aimed at speeding up the asylum procedures and returns of migrants to Turkey. The 237-page bill, entitled “international protection and other provisions”, has…

Aussie celebs have fallen in love with Greece 15

Aussie celebs have fallen in love with Greece

A famous Aussie chef, real housewife, and an actress have all fallen in love with Greece, after spending some time on the Aegean over the summer months!  Whether it be for work,…

Military missiles go missing from Greek navy base on Leros island 29

Military missiles go missing from Greek navy base on Leros island

Greece’s navy authorities announced that “Military material” has gone missing from a naval facility on the Greek island of Leros. According to reports, anti-tank missiles, ammunition, and grenades were taken from the…

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Foreigner arrested for arson on Leros

Police authorities on the island of Leros arrested a 20 year old foreign national and charged him with arson. The foreigner, who resides in Leros was accused of causing a fire on…

Fire on Leros island traps swimmers on the beach 31

Fire on Leros island traps swimmers on the beach

Over 50 people were trapped on a beach in Leros after a huge blaze swept across the Dodecanese island. The fire broke out at around 12 pm in dry grass near the island’s…

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