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A boy kisses Pope Francis' hand during his April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

A boy kisses Pope Francis' hand during his April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis makes donation to Greek Lesbos island after earthquake

04/07/2017 11:49

Pope Francis has donated 50,000 Euro in aid for victims of the 12 June earthquake on the Greek island of Lesbos, according to the Apostolic Nunciature of Greece

 

A Syrian refugee at a camp north of Athens last week

A Syrian refugee at a camp north of Athens last week

Greek government under fire for neglecting migrants

16/01/2017 18:37

Twenty parliamentary deputies of Greece’s ruling left-wing Syriza party have called for a probe into what they call their own government’s indifference to the plight of migrants in Greek island holding camps

A migrant in the snowbound Moria hotspot on the Greek island of Lesbos

A migrant in the snowbound Moria hotspot on the Greek island of Lesbos

Greek Navy rescues snow-bound migrants on Lesbos

11/01/2017 18:58

The Greek Navy has sent a transport vessel to the island of Lesbos to take on about 500 migrants whose camp tents have been flattened by heavy snow.

A TV representative of the State Ministry of Information arrives in Athens to attend a multi-million euro auction for 4 private TV licences

A TV representative of the State Ministry of Information arrives in Athens to attend a multi-million euro auction for 4 private TV licences

Greek Government charged with trying to control airwaves

30/08/2016 18:54

Armed police blocked off the Greek government’s media regulator building in Athens on Tuesday morning in what many fear could be the start of an attempt by the leftwing-led government to control the airwaves.

Refugees undergo security checks as they enter an asylum service in Athens

Refugees undergo security checks as they enter an asylum service in Athens

Greece calls on Europe to ease migrant pressure

24/08/2016 08:45

Greece's government has called on East European countries to ease their restrictions on Middle Eastern migrants, saying it cannot keep operating its holding camps indefinitely

Migrants in Lesbos

Migrant youths on a seafront jetty on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos

Migrants clash with police on Greek island of Leros

11/07/2016 18:49

An uneasy calm settled on the idyllic eastern Aegean island of Leros on Monday, after a weekend of incidents between frustrated migrants and local vigilante groups backed by police

Injured refugees and migrants after clashes at Moria hotspot, in the pre-dawn hours on Lesbos island

Injured refugees and migrants after clashes at Moria hotspot, in the pre-dawn hours on Lesbos island

Riots hit Greek migrant camps as more refugees die crossing Med

03/06/2016 15:49

Dazed migrants and refugees gradually returned to their holding camp on the island of Samos on Friday after a night of mayhem in which migrant youths battled one another with knives and set fire to compound buildings