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EU Commission presents new migration plan

EU Commission presents new migration plan

The European Commission on Wednesday revealed a new migration plan that stresses mandatory burden sharing and sending illegal migrants back to their home countries. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president, called…

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021 3

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021

All the illegal immigrants who are in Lesvos today will have left by Easter 2021, Greek Minister of Civil Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis told The Guardian. “They will all leave. Of the roughly…

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained 4

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained

Almost a week after the catastrophic fire that turned the Moria migrant camp to ashes and left thousands of illegal immigrants on the street without shelter, the Minister of Civil Protection, Michalis…

Three people die as migrant boat sinks off Crete

Three people die as migrant boat sinks off Crete

Three people died and fifty-three were rescued when a migrant boat sank off the southern Greek island of Crete on Monday. According to the port authority, one of the passengers called the…

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.…