AJ IMPACT

Brazil says Greek ship carrying Venezuelan oil tarred its beaches

Police document suggests Greek-flagged vessel to blame for massive oil spill but ship's manager says 'no proof'.

Brazil says Greek ship carrying Venezuelan oil tarred its beaches

Human Rights

Greek asylum law under fire

Under-pressure Greek authorities, with thousands of migrants held in awful conditions, trying to stop more arrivals.

Human rights community decries new Greek asylum law

Europe

New law in Greece against asylum-seeking criticised

New law will make it more difficult to claim asylum. Rights groups say law falls short of European standards.

Europe

Europe breaking own rules to deter asylum seekers

Hundreds of procedural breaches have been seen by Al Jazeera, all seemingly aimed at reducing asylum seekers' chances.

Europe breaking own rules to deter asylum seekers

Opinion

The invisible violence of Europe's refugee camps

Refugees in Greece's Moria camp describe a 'psychological war' of lost hope, suicidal feelings and PTSD.

Marianna Karakoulaki

by Marianna Karakoulaki

Marianna Karakoulaki

Middle East

Forest wildfires: Europe sending help to Lebanon

Worst wildfires in Lebanon in decades and environment minister warns risk is not over.

Humanitarian crises

Second Greek migrant camp in flames as arrivals continue to rise

Hundreds of migrants left without shelter after fire breaks out at massively overcrowded camp on Samos.

Second Greek migrant camp in flames as arrivals continue to rise

Turkey

Child dies, baby missing, as refugee boat sinks off Turkey coast

Turkish coastguard rescues 33 of 35 people on board after boat sinks off Ayvalik district in western Balikesir province.

Child dies, baby missing, as refugee boat sinks off Turkey coast

AJ IMPACT

Greece launches hydrocarbon production as part of green agenda

As energy companies celebrate, environmentalists warn against exploration projects which could damage biodiversity.

Greece launches hydrocarbon production as part of green agenda

Europe

Refugees in Greece: Record number in overcrowded camps

As frustration grows, government urges European Union and Turkey to help stop new arrivals.

Greece

'There is war everywhere. Why would we start a fire here?'

Amid inhuman conditions, refugees in Moria, an overcrowded Greek camp, are angered by claims they started deadly fire.

'There is war everywhere. Why would we start a fire here?'

Greece

US, Greece hail strategic relationship after signing defence deal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signs revised cooperation agreement, says Greek-US ties have 'never been stronger'.

US, Greece hail strategic relationship after signing defence deal

Europe

EU calls on Turkey to speed up readmission of irregular migrants

Greece, Germany and the European Commission urge Turkey to fully implement its migration agreement with the EU.

EU calls on Turkey to speed up readmission of irregular migrants

AJ IMPACT

Greek workers strike for second time in 2 weeks

Workers walk off the job, responding to a government bill critics say will hurt unions.

Greek workers strike for second time in 2 weeks

Europe

Greece oil drilling could offset debt, threaten oceans

Oil exploration in Greece to start in 2020, potentially helping the nation's coffers and stopping costly oil imports.