Tag: Mytilini

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a "garbage dump"

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a “garbage dump”

Photographs published today by Protothema, show that the burnt Moria refugee camp has turned into “garbage dump,” which residents of the area are calling a “sanitary bomb.” Less than a month ago,…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of restrictive measures for the island of Lesvos, in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The measures which were announced on Sunday by the…

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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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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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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…

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Two illegal immigrants on Lesvos charged with burglary

Three cases of thefts were thoroughly investigated by the Mytilini Security Directorate, with the assistance of the Department of Criminological Investigations of the General Regional Police Directorate of the North Aegean and…

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Greek islands consider quarantine options for migrants

Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum reported on Monday that Minister Notis Mitarachi met with the mayors of the islands of Mytilini and Chios to review quarantine options for migrants. According to…

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Italy in national coronavirus lockdown

As Italy is in a national coronavirus lockdown, the number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases in Greece currently stands at 84. Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called for every Italian to make…

coronavirus reported in Lesvos

First case of coronavirus reported in Lesvos

Reports are emerging that a woman in Lesvos has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus. The sources state that she is currently in quarantine at a Hospital in Mytilene, while her children have…

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Turkey angry and offended at EU support for Greece

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a scathing rebuke of the European Union over its support for Greece during the border – migration crisis. In its statement, the EU Foreign Affairs Council among…

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Migrant search and rescue ship denied entry into Lesvos

Residents on the island of Lesvos prevented the NGO ship ‘Mare Liberum’ to tie at the port of Mytilini for resupply on Thursday. The move was part of the continuing protests on…

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Austria slams Turkey for exploiting human misery in migration crisis

Austria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Alexander Schallenberg on Tuesday slammed what he called “Turkey’s cynical and aggressive use of human misery as a political tool,” during a joint press conference in Athens with…

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Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos vandalised by refugees

Images are emerging of a Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos which was vandalised by refugees. On Monday, more than 500 refugees grouped together to head down to the port of Mytilini from…

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