31 August, 2015 Greek coast guard picks up nearly 2,500 migrants in 3 days ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard picked up nearly 2,500 migrants from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations, part of a relentless flow of people seeking the safety of Europe after facing war and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
3 August, 2016 Desperate and depressed, Syrian refugees in Greece regret leaving home By Natasha Bowler ATHENS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If Mustafa had known what it would be like living in a refugee camp in the Greek capital, he would never have left Syria. Four months of living in a broken tent by Athens' Pireaus harbor, waiting for his asylum claim to be processed […]
20 August, 2015 Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move on By Michele Kambas PIRAEUS, Greece (Reuters) - A car ferry carrying just over 2,400 Syrian refugees arrived on the Greek mainland on Thursday as a wave of migrants fleeing conflict and poverty continued unabated, straining a country already in economic crisis. Many of the Syrians made 'V […]
19 August, 2015 Ferry packed with Syrian refugees heads for Greek mainland By Alkis Konstantinidis KOS, Greece, (Reuters) - A passenger ship carrying hundreds of Syrian refugees was heading to the Greek mainland from islands in the Aegean Sea on Wednesday amid confusion over its final destination and the fate of passengers. O...