Greece

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Debris found off Greek island in search for EgyptAir flight

Signs of possible wreckage have been found today off the Greek island of Crete in a search for an EgyptAir flight missing in the Mediterranean, a Greek military spokesman told AFP.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Greek PM seeks debt relief, end to 'vicious cycle'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says it is time to end the "vicious cycle" of cuts and to start talks with the eurozone on debt relief.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Migrant crisis: EU-Turkey deal is 'working'

Last month's EU-Turkey deal on tackling the migrant flow has begun to produce results, a top EU official says.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Pope takes Syrian migrants to Vatican

Pope Francis has taken 12 Syrian migrants back with him to the Vatican after visiting a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Greece starts migrant deportation to Turkey

Greece begins a process of returning migrants to Turkey under an EU deal, despite fears over lack of preparation and criticism from campaigners.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Greece to send first migrants back

Greek authorities are gearing up to send hundreds of failed asylum-seekers back to Turkey, which is racing to set up reception centres under a controversial EU deal.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Macedonia shuts border to migrants

Macedonia has said it will no longer let any migrants through its border with Greece, effectively blocking the Balkan route north.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Migrant crisis: EU to unveil emergency aid plan

The European Union is preparing to spend hundreds of millions of euros on humanitarian aid, as Greece struggles to cope with an influx of migrants.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Fears for migrants at Macedonia border

More than 7,000 migrants have been stuck in worsening conditions on the Greece-Macedonia border at a camp designed to support just 1,500 people.