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Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants 7

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants

Thirty-six illegal immigrants were rescued in the early hours of the morning by the Hellenic Coast Guard, in the sea area between the Turkish coast and the northwestern coast of Lesvos. The…

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women 8

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women

Between June 1- 7, 72 illegal immigrants arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from the previous week’s 55 arrivals but a decrease from last year’s 766 arrivals during the same period,…

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Aegean Airlines updates Summer 2020 flight network

Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced further adjustments in its network for June, July and August 2020. The update follows the latest announcement from both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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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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Aegean Airlines implements new enhanced health and safety measures

Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines on Monday announced enhanced health and safety measures on all domestic and international flights, to protect in-flight personnel and passengers from COVID-19. “Having as absolute priority the…

France to welcome 750 asylum seekers

France to welcome 750 asylum seekers from Greece

Greece’s Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos announced that 750 asylum seekers will be relocated to France, following an agreement made in January this year with French Minister of State…