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Greece Recovers 2 Bodies After Immigrant Boat Capsizes

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say the bodies of a woman and an 11-year-old boy have been found a day after a fishing boat crammed with immig...

Greece: Time for a Peaceful Revolution

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

For many young Greeks who face a record 50 percent unemployment rate, immigration seems to be the only practical option. Societal values are changing as different attitudes are evolving.

Greek Police Crack Down On Immigrants During Crisis

AP | COSTAS KANTOURIS | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

NEA VYSSA, Greece -- Border police jeeps hurtle along hot, dusty tracks past potato fields on their way to the river that marks the Greek-Turkish bord...

Anti-Immigrant Party Office Firebombed

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Authorities say arsonists have firebombed an Athens office of a far-right, anti-immigrant party, a day after the suspected racist mu...

Greece Detains 6,000 Immigrants

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 10.06.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Authorities in Greece are rounding up thousands of suspected illegal immigrants in a large-scale deportation drive to combat wh...

Greece Beefs Up Borders Over Syrian Conflict

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece is quadrupling the number of guards at its border with Turkey and boosting other defenses in part because of a potential infl...

This Is What Racism Looks Like

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Immigrants living in Greece have been targeted in at least 300 violent attacks in the last three months, local anti-racism campaigne...

Groups: Immigrants In Greece Face 'Alarming' Increase In Attacks

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — A leading human rights organization is urging Greece's new government to take "urgent action" to curb an "alarming" increase in...

Groups: Immigrants In Greece Face 'Alarming' Increase In Attacks

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — A leading human rights organization is urging Greece's new government to take "urgent action" to curb an "alarming" increase in...