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Port refugees face uncertainty as tourist season approaches

It has provided some respite amid the political storm that surrounds refugees, but as thousands face the prospect of being driven from their makeshift home in Athens’ port to make way for tourists, confusion and uncertainty have once again taken hold.
April 19, 2016

Tearful scenes and a shared meal with refugees during Church leaders' visit to Lesbos

Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Greece's Archbishop Ieronymos wrapped up their visit to the Moria hotspot on the island of Lesbos on Saturday by sharing a meal with three refugee families at the center.
April 17, 2016

Migrant crisis: Pope returns from Greece with 12 migrants

Pope Francis has taken 12 Syrian migrants back with him to the Vatican after visiting a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
BBC: April 16, 2016

Pope visits migrants on Lesbos

Pope Francis visited the Moria detention camp on the island of Lesbos Saturday. The Vatican says the pope's trip is not a "direct" criticism of the scheme, but is instead a purely humanitarian visit.
April 16, 2016

Ecumenical Patriarch in Lesbos, hopes Church leaders' visit will improve lives of refugees

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew expressed his wish on Friday that his short visit to the island of Lesbos, together with Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos,
April 16, 2016

Orthodox Patriarch urges Europe to open doors to refugees

Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, is urging Europe to stop trying to divide what he calls economic migrants from asylum seekers.
April 15, 2016

Greece: "As a doctor, I feel outraged"

Everything has now changed on the Greek island of Lesbos which last year saw well over half a million refugees and migrants take their first steps on European soil.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International: April 15, 2016

5 arrested in Britain terror probe

British police have arrested five people on suspicion of preparing terrorism attacks. Authorities say the arrests are part of an investigation involving Belgium and France.
April 15, 2016

Volunteers at Idomeni set up school for children refugees

An independent group of volunteers at Idomeni set up a school for children refugees and migrants.
April 14, 2016

Greek police arrest seven foreign nationals near Idomeni

Greek police made two more arrests near Idomeni as part of its efforts to crack down on the unknown individuals who misinform the refugees in the camp, raising the total number of those detained to seven.
April 14, 2016