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Another knife attack victim in Lesvos migrant camp

The island of Lesvos has reported another knife attack on the weekend, this time a 21-year-old Afghan male. According to authorities the Afghan male is in serious condition at the Mytilini hospital’s…

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Greek PM invites Pope Francis to Greece

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, Pope Francis discussed the global challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic and the…

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Two migrants in Lesvos test positive for Covid-19

The Ministry of Asylum & Μigration on Tuesday evening confirmed two migrants who arrived on the Eastern Aegean island of Lesvos earlier this month, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The individuals…

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Illegal immigrants attack another church on Lesvos

Continuing the never ending stream of church attacks by illegal immigrants on the Greek island of Lesvos, Saint Catherine in the town of Moria, has become the latest victim. This is only…

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Migrant services employees walk out indefinitely over 17 colleagues

Greece’s Minister of Asylum and Migration Notis Mitarachi announced on Thursday that employees from its Asylum service have staged a strike in defence of colleagues. Union representative said they were protesting the…

ZERO illegal migrant arrivals

ZERO illegal migrant arrivals on Greek islands

The average daily arrivals on the Greek islands for last week and the week of 13 – 19 April was zero, according to the latest report from the Office of the United…

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Shooting at Moria camp, with two migrants injured

Two migrants were injured after gunshots were fired at the overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, on Wednesday evening. The two migrants were transferred to the island’s hospital as…

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday announced the signing of an agreement with the United Kingdom in intelligence sharing and cooperation in their efforts to tackle the migration crisis. According…

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China sends 20,000 masks to Greek migrant reception centers

China will donate 20,000 masks to help curb the spread of coronavirus at migrant reception centers on the Greek islands. Following a phone call between Alternate Migration and Asylum Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos…

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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