Teo Kermeliotis

Teo Kermeliotis is an Online Editor with Al Jazeera English.


Greece: Syrian man dies after suffering extensive burns

Refugee who sustained burns covering 85 percent of his body in Chios detention centre passes away in Athens hospital.

Syrian Refugees

Chios: Syrian refugee critical after 'self-immolation'

Man, 29, sustains burns to 85 percent of his body after incident inside the Vial centre on the Greek island of Chios.


Greece charges cleric with child refugees' sexual abuse

Police arrest 52-year-old French accused of molesting unaccompanied refugee minors after offering them food and shelter.


4.1 Miles: Oscar nod for film capturing refugee rescues

Daphne Matziaraki's powerful short documentary follows a Greek captain and his crew as they save refugees off Lesbos.


Spurned, hopeless and attacked, refugees' drama goes on

Calls grow for refugee protection, as frustration mounts on Greek islands and more boat disasters occur off Libya.


Greece: Souda refugee camp on Chios island attacked

Tensions rise in Chios as refugee camp comes under suspected far-right attack with Molotov bombs and massive stones.

Battle for Mosul

Battle for Mosul: Civilians face 'impossible choice'

Aid groups warn huge numbers of civilians are at risk as a major offensive to recapture ISIL-held Mosul gathers pace.


Ghana: Call to remove Gandhi statue over 'racist views'

Campaigners urge removal of Indian social activist's statue from university, saying he was racist towards black people.

Human Rights

Greek theatre hosts play for refugees after 2,100 years

Famed ancient monument in Delos, Greece, reopens with performance raising awareness about the plight of refugees.


Iraqis and Afghans drown as boat sinks off Greek island

Latest Aegean Sea disaster comes as people continue trying to reach Europe despite the EU-Turkey refugee-return deal.


Kenya honours Muslim teacher who died saving Christians

Teacher killed protecting Christian bus passengers from al-Shabab posthumously awarded "Grand Warrior of Kenya".


Refugees attempt suicide by hanging from tree in Greece

Two men rushed into hospital after suicide attempt in Victoria Square, a gathering point for refugees coming to Athens.