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European boots on Libyan ground

That's just one of the questions facing EU foreign and defense ministers as they consider migration crisis options.
Politico: May 17, 2015

At Greek port, migrants dream and despair in abandoned factories

Rapper Mahdi Babika Mohamed's journey to a better life in Europe started in his native Sudan and passed through Libya and Turkey before abruptly ending in a squalid abandoned factory at Greece's western port of Patras.
Reuters: May 6, 2015

Austria wants refugee quota for each EU member to help absorb influx – paper

Austria wants a refugee quota for every country in the European Union to help absorb hundreds of migrants arriving every day by boat in southern Europe, Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a newspaper interview.
Euronews: May 3, 2015

Migrants rescued off Evia to be housed in basketball court

A boatload of 93 irregular migrants plus three suspected traffickers rescued on Thursday while adrift in a wooden craft in the Kafireas Straits (Cavo d' Oro) near Rafina
April 24, 2015

Traffickers of sailing boat that run aground off Rhodes to the prosecutor

Two Syrian nationals, aged 26 and 27, alleged to be the traffickers of the undocumented migrants on board the vessel that run aground in the area of Zefyros, Rhodes island,
April 21, 2015

Three undocumented migrants dead after sailing ship runs aground off Rhodes

The bodies of a man, a woman and a child were recovered on Monday during a rescue operation at the sea region of Zefyros on Rhodes island after the sailing boat they were on board run aground.
April 20, 2015

Italy, Greece straining under influx of migrants

Conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and other parts of the world are creating waves of refuges, ready to risk their lives to escape misery.
April 17, 2015

Migrants killed in 'religious clash' on Mediterranean boat

Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy.
BBC: April 16, 2015

Emergency measures to tackle migrant flows decided at government meeting

Emergency measures to deal with an anticipated new wave of migrants and refugees entering Greece were decided at a government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday,
April 15, 2015

Kammenos: Migrants are a European issue

The migrants problem is a major one and the country cannot take such large inflows, Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said on Tuesday
April 14, 2015