Refugees

From Mosul to Moria: 'A US air strike killed all of my family'

An Iraqi refugee remembers the day when 12 of his relatives, including a six-month-old, died in the Battle for Mosul.

From Mosul to Moria: 'A US air strike killed all of my family'

Macedonia

Macedonian parliament approves name change

Two-thirds of the MPs vote in favour of changing the country's name.

Macedonian parliament votes to approve name change

Europe

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

Pro-change politicians fall short of an absolute majority in the parliament, casting doubt on the deal's future.

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

Greece

The 'peaceful' refugee camp with yoga classes and lavender bushes

Pikpa is run and celebrated by Lesbos residents, just a short distance from Moria, one of the world's worst camps.

The 'peaceful' refugee camp with yoga classes and lavender bushes

Greece

Greek FM resigns amid tensions over Macedonia accord

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias resigned after a heated exchange with right-wing defence minister, reports say.

Greece: FM Kotzias resigns amid tensions over Macedonia accord

Greece

Greek official blows whistle on refugee funding costs

Head of government agency that handles refugee services says funding misuse needs to be investigated.

Greek official blows the whistle on refugee costs

Macedonia

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

PM Zoran Zaev will need support of two-thirds of parliament to change the name to Republic of Northern Macedonia.

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

The Far Right

Why has Greece's Golden Dawn trial taken so long?

When Golden Dawn's trial started in 2015, it was expected to span 18 months. Today, it continues to drag on.

Greek prosecutors say Golden Dawn 'stalling' as trial drags on

Europe

Greek police could have prevented murder of rapper by far right

A forensic report revealed Greek police’s failure to prevent the murder of Pavlos Fyssas by far-right Golden Dawn party.

Europe

Greece moves refugees from Moria camp to mainland

As winter approaches, Greece has moved 18,000 refugees to the mainland.

Europe

'North Macedonia' future uncertain after failed referendum

Only 36.9 percent of eligible voters turned out to Sunday's name-change referendum, making the result legally invalid.

'North Macedonia' future uncertain after failed referendum

Macedonia

Macedonia 'yes' vote clouded by low turnout

Macedonian PM Zaev urges parliament to "confirm the will of the majority" but opposition says it was unsuccessful.

Macedonia 'yes' vote clouded by low turnout

Weather

What and where is a 'medicane'

Libya, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey will all feel the effects of this sub-tropical cyclone over the next three days.

What and where is a 'medicane'

Macedonia

'Noose around our neck': Macedonia president slams vote

Gjorge Ivanov says Macedonians are being asked to commit 'historical suicide' in Sunday's referendum on name change.

Macedonian president urges voters to boycott name referendum

Europe

Refugees on Aegean islands live in squalid conditions

Twenty thousand asylum seekers have arrived in Greece this year and are forced to remain on Aegean islands, where local authorities are overwhelmed.