The European border surveillance system Eurosur went into operation Monday, allowing real-time information sharing and coordinating border protection efforts between the 18 members states in the Schengen area.
eKathimerini: December 3, 2013
Greek authorities have arrested two men for trying to smuggle a group of migrants to Italy, 12 of whom died when their boat capsized, the coastguard said.
eNCA: November 18, 2013
At least twelve migrants including four children died early Friday after their inflatable boat sank off a western Greek island in the Ionian Sea, port authorities said.
AFP: November 15, 2013
A plane packed with Pakistani deportees from Greece will land at Allama Iqbal International Airport on November 14, said the sources in the Federal Investigation Agency.
The Nation: November 12, 2013
Greek authorities have systematically rejected more than 2,000 refugees fleeing conflict, among them many women and children, and ill-treated some of them in the process, according to a new report by a German group supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Reuters AlertNet: November 8, 2013
Kathimerini reports, on Monday, that more than 1,000 migrants were repatriated by Greece in October.
November 4, 2013
Lesbos island - the Greece's third largest, and a place of extraordinary natural beauty - has long been another of Europe's key gateways for migrants.
BBC: October 31, 2013
The mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa warned European leaders Thursday that they need an urgent rethink on refugees and migrants -- with Mediterranean states demanding urgent EU action.
AFP: October 25, 2013
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is leaving Greece on Thursday for Brussels to attend the EU Summit.
October 24, 2013
Beautiful beaches, olive groves and green mountains long summed up Greece's third-largest island Lesbos, but this corner of the Aegean Sea also faces an ever-rising tide of migrants reaching its shores.
AFP: October 15, 2013