Greece

Pandemic pushes harder Greek refugee policy, but also solidarity

Coronavirus has been a catalyst for European countries offering to take in migrants who have been stuck in Greek camps.

Pandemic pushes harder Greek refugee policy, but also solidarity

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Italy

Tensions on Italian island as refugees arrive after ports closed

Italy shut ports as a 'safety' measure but people fleeing war and persecution continue to arrive, upsetting some locals.

Tensions on Italian island as refugees arrive after ports closed

Refugee Crisis

By refusing refugees, Poles, Hungarians and Czechs 'broke EU law'

Warsaw, Budapest and Prague will face no immediate penalty for refusing to host refugees in 2015.

By refusing refugees, Poles, Hungarians and Czechs 'broke EU law'

Coronavirus pandemic

Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

Many suffer from dearth of basic needs and sanitation on Lesbos Island, the biggest entry point for migrants in the Aegean - with more than 20,000 arriving there since 2016.

Greece

Violence and vigilantism on the Greece-Turkey border

Asylum seekers, villagers and vigilantes share their stories as tensions grow along the border.

A journey through the refugee crisis on the Greece-Turkey border

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan demands 'concrete support' from EU, NATO over Syria

Turkish president in Brussels for talks with EU and NATO leaders after tensions at Greek border over fate of refugees.

NewsFeed

Child dies as refugee boat capsizes off Lesbos

Footage appears to show the Greek coastguard harassing a boat of migrants and refugees.

Europe

Turkey's Erdogan heading to Brussels to discuss refugee crisis

Talks come amid tensions on the Turkish-Greek border after Ankara's move to not prevent people from trying to reach EU.

Turkey's Erdogan heading to Brussels to discuss refugee crisis

Greece

Turkish police bolster Greek border to stop migrants' return

The chaos on the Greece-Turkey border continues to deepen.

Europe

Greece denies killing migrant attempting to cross from Turkey

Tension at the Greece-Turkey border is at boiling point after Ankara said it would not stop people heading for the EU.

Europe

Greece on high alert at Turkey border

Thousands have been trying to enter Europe since Turkey said it would open its border to allow refugees through.

Greece on high alert at Turkey border

Greece

Child dies as refugee boat capsizes off Lesbos

Another child in hospital, 46 others rescued after makeshift boat packed with dozens of refugees and migrants capsizes.

Greece

Islanders on Lesbos block camp and port as refugee arrivals spike

By Sunday evening, more than 500 people arrived on Greece's eastern Aegean islands of Samos, Chios and Lesbos.

Islanders on Lesbos block camp and port as refugee arrivals spike

Inside Story

Is the European Union facing a new refugee crisis?

Refugees and migrants try to reach Europe after Turkey opened its borders.