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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

Police detains 15 people as part of crack down on Idomeni rumour mill

Greek police on Tuesday detained 15 Greeks and foreign nationals who said they were volunteers working in Idomeni, as part of authorities' intensive efforts to stop rumors spreading by unknown individuals
April 14, 2016

Syrian nationals arrivals on Greek islands reduced to zero

Refugees and migrants' arrivals on northeastern Aegean islands moved at low levels in the last 24 hours.
April 12, 2016

Police fire tear gas at migrants on FYR Macedonian-Greek border

FYR Macedonian police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds of migrants as they tried to break through a border fence on the Greek side of the countries' shared border.
April 10, 2016

Closed borders, changing rules splinter families fleeing war

Greece faces uncertainty with more than 50,000 refugees and other migrants trapped on its northern border with FYR Macedonia and crowded into camps, detention centers and makeshift settlements.
April 9, 2016