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Greece Takes Part in Southern EU Summit

  Migration is expected to dominate a high-level meeting of southern European states -- including Greece -- to be held later in Rome on Wednesday. Senior...

Avramopoulos Decribes Tusk’s Paper on Migration as ‘Unacceptable’ and ‘Anti-European’

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Tuesday, the proposals of European Council President Donald Tusk on migration, included in a letter issued...

World Population Day: More People in the EU, But Less in Greece

On January 1, 2016, Eurostat recorded the population of the European Union at 510.1 million people, compared with 508.3 million on January 1, 2015....

European Parliament Discusses Replacing FRONTEX with New Agency

The full revision of the EU border agency FRONTEX’s mandate and its renaming to European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) to allow for a...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos Stresses Need to Turn Migration Into an Asset for the Economy

"The timely and effective integration of third countries is crucial for turning migration into an advantage for the economy and the cohesion of our...

EU Justice Ministers Agree on New PNR Rules

EU Interior and Justice ministers approved on Friday a compromised text agreed upon with the European Parliament on the proposal for a directive on...

Europe Pledges $1.9 Billion for ‘Root Causes’ of African Migration

At a summit in Malta attended by European and African leaders, the European Union agreed on a nearly $2 billion aid package aimed at...

Report from Lesvos: without safe access to asylum, people will keep risking their lives...

By Heaven Crawley I stood in the corner of a dusty cemetery on the Greek island of Lesvos and watched a mother bury her child....

Over 600 Greeks Treated at Mental Health Clinic in Berlin

More than 600 Greek patients are being treated in the Humboldt Municipal Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Berlin's Wittenau district. Three out of four of...

Dimitris Avramopoulos and Ban Ki Moon Discuss Migration Issues

European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Thursday had a meeting with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, presenting...