Tag: migrants

Evros border fence project to be completed in eight months

Evros border fence project to be completed in eight months

The construction of a fence running along a section of the Greek-Turkish land border in Evros will be completed in eight months, Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis announced in Parliament on Monday.…

Greek coast guard rescues 92 migrants at sea

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 92 illegal immigrants at sea

A major search and rescue operation took place in the eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday night, after authorities received an emergency call from a migrant boat. The Hellenic Coast Guard said authorities…

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19 1

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19

Seventeen of the thirty-eight illegal immigrants who landed at a beach in the area of Plomari in Lesvos last week, have tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement was made by the municipality…

30 illegal Pakistani immigrants deported from Greece 6

30 illegal Pakistani immigrants deported from Greece

The first flight to return illegal immigrants of Pakistani nationality back to their country of origin took place late yesterday afternoon from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. Yesterday’s flight returns 30 Pakistanis…

Germany to take another 100 refugee children from Greece

Germany to take another 100 refugee children from Greece

One hundred refugee children will be relocated to Germany on Friday, following an agreement in March, a spokesperson of Germany’s federal Interior Ministry said on Monday. Their countries of origin include Afghanistan,…