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Greece’s floating sea barrier to stop refugees

Greece plans to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to stop migrant and refugee boats reaching its islands.

Greece’s floating sea barrier to stop refugees

Greece

Aid workers face growing hostility on Lesbos

Violence and harassment towards aid workers on Lesbos have NGOs concerned for the safety of their staff.

Aid workers face growing hostility on Lesbos

Greece

'We don't see our futures': A resurgent refugee crisis in Greece

Tensions mount amid anti-refugee vigilantism, migrant-led protests and desperate government proposals to lower arrivals.

Greece

Greece to start setting up closed migrant camps

Up to 20,000 migrants will be locked in overnight at the new camps, due to open by mid-2020.

Greece to start setting up closed migrant camps

Arts & Culture

Striking portraits celebrate individuality of refugee women

Clad in golden dresses made from emergency blankets, female refugees recount experiences in Olga Stefatou's Chrysalis.

Striking portraits celebrate individuality of refugee women

Human Rights

Greece: Seven arrested for planning to beat migrants

The seven young men were in possession of makeshift clubs, said police.

Seven arrested for planning to beat migrants on Greek island

Europe

Refugee children amid crowds of protesters tear gassed on Lesbos

Tensions mount as asylum seekers living in Moria, a notoriously overcrowded Greek camp, rally against poor conditions.

Greece

Greece says it's speeding up asylum cases and returns

Of 74,000 asylum seekers arriving in Greece last year, 42,000 remain on five east Aegean islands.

Greece says it's speeding up asylum cases and returns

Opinion

Russia's spy war in the Balkans

The Balkans have seen an uptick in Russian spy activity. Will this damage relations with Moscow?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Europe

Mediterranean refugee deaths drop but experts say risks remain

January sees lowest fatalities since 2014 but concerns mount over the situation in Libya, more deaths off Turkish coast.

Mediterranean refugee deaths drop but experts say risks remain

Health

More than 100 children in Greece's Moria camp need urgent care

Healthcare out of reach for at least 140 children with complex, life-threatening conditions in notoriously crowded camp.

More than 100 children in Greece's Moria camp need urgent care

Europe

Turkey, Greece brace for standoff over Cyprus gas drilling plan

Controversial Turkish plan to drill in Cypriot waters comes as regional industry leaders discuss energy plans in Athens.

Europe

Greece elects first female president

In rare display of unity, Parliament overwhelmingly elects top judge as Greece's next head of state.

Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou elected Greece's first female president

Refugees

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Child refugees in Greece are among those who would be affected if UK backtracks on Dubs amendment.

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Turkey

En route to Berlin, Haftar holds talks with top Greek officials

Greek foreign minister says Haftar will agree to ceasefire that recognises 'invalidity' of accords between Turkey, GNA.

En route to Berlin, Haftar holds talks with top Greek officials