Greece can receive new 2.8-billion-euro aid tranche, EU sources say

Greece's creditors are expected this week to approve a further 2.8 billion euros (3.1 billion dollars) in bailout aid for the cash-strapped country, EU sources said Monday.

Offices set on fire in refugee camp on Greek island of Lesbos

Containers used as offices by an EU asylum body were set alight on Monday in the latest incident of violence at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Athens clearing up centre after overnight anarchist riots

The centre of the Greek capital Athens was being cleared up Thursday after a night of rioting by anarchists that prompted police to respond with tear gas after being pelted with Molotov cocktails...

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Greece over four-day period

More than 600 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek islands from Turkey over the last four days, 280 of whom reached the country's shores by boat in the past 24 hours, the Greek refugee...

Outrage as tear gas used against senior citizens in Athens demo

Police in Athens used tear gas against a group of demonstrating senior citizens on Monday in Athens, triggering outrage in the media and from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to reports...

Greece passes bailout hurdle with appointments to privatization fund

Greece has passed an important hurdle to receive its next bailout tranche by securing the European Commission's approval for top appointments to a new privatization fund, a spokeswoman for the...

Eighteen arrested for fire that destroyed Lesbos refugee camp

Greek police have arrested 18 migrants following a fire at a refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, the Athens-based newspaper Kathimerini reported Tuesday.

Large fire in Lesbos refugee camp contained, arson suspected

A fire that forced thousands of people to flee a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos destroyed most of the camp but is now under control, eyewitnesses said Monday.

Thousands flee fire in refugee camp on Lesbos

More than 3,000 people fled a fire in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Greek media reported.

Number of migrant arrivals in Greece rises sharply

The number of migrants reaching Greece has sharply risen, with at least 374 arriving from Turkey over the weekend, the country's migration crisis authority said on Monday.

Greek island firefighters work to limit blaze to southern half

The southern part of the Greek island of Thasos is in flames as efforts to control a forest fire continue, Greek broadcaster Skai reported Monday.

Large forest fire rages across Greek island

A forest fire on the Greek island of Thasos in the northern Aegean Sea has destroyed several homes.

Number of migrants from Turkey to Greece skyrockets

The number of migrants crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands skyrocketed Tuesday, with 462 people arriving in the last 24 hours, the country's working group for the refugee crisis announced in...

Greece reports spike in migrant arrivals to Aegean islands

Greek authorities reported Friday that they had seen a spike in migrant arrivals from Turkey to the Aegean Sea islands after months of dwindling numbers.

Charity warns that children at risk in crowded Greek migrant camps

Overcrowding in Greek migrant camps is putting thousands of Syrian children at risk, a charity group said Wednesday, as the coastguard reported hundreds of rescues in the last nine days.