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Greek border defence to be supplemented by Israeli drones

Israel will lease drones to Greece to defend its borders in the first military deal between the countries including an option to buy the...

Second Greek migrant camp quarantined

Greece quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said. The Afghan...

Greek migrant camp quarantined

Greece quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said. Tests on 63 people were conducted after a...

Migrants blocked from entering Greece

Greece repulsed 35 000 migrants trying to cross into its territory illegally since Turkey opened its border a week ago, government sources said, as...

EU immigration conundrum

European Union countries offered further funding for border policing in Greece and humanitarian aid in Idlib, Syria, but are in a bind over Turkey...

Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

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Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said...

Migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least twelve people drowned when their boat sank off a western Greece island, Greek authorities said, marking the deadliest toll in months in...

Greece claims Libya/Turkey accord invalid and in bad faith

Greece lodged objections with the UN over an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries as a violation of international law, the...

Greece expels Libyan ambassador

Greece expelled the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out a sea boundary between the two countries close to...

Greece sees first mass arrival of migrant boats in three years

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Over a dozen migrant boats landed on Greece’s Lesbos island within minutes of each other on Thursday in the first such mass arrival from...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...