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Britain, France make new push to block migrants

Britain and France said Sunday it was a "top priority" for them to block the onslaught of thousands of migrants seeking passage to England via the Eurotunnel.
August 2, 2015

Hundreds of migrants try again to storm Eurotunnel

A few hundred migrants have tried once again to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais, France, in week of chaotic attempts to get from continental Europe to Britain.
July 30, 2015

Europe’s twin crises collide in Greece as migrant numbers soar

The Turkish coastline is clearly visible from the beaches of Lesbos island in Greece. And it is from those shores that the migrant boats arrive day and night, with their human cargo packed tightly on board.
July 26, 2015

EU Ministers again fail to meet migrant relocation targets

European Union interior ministers failed on Monday to find temporary homes on the continent for some 40,000 African, Asian and Middle Eastern asylum-seekers encamped in Greece and Italy after perilous journeys across the Mediterranean.
July 21, 2015

Greek island refugee crisis: local people and tourists rally round migrants

Residents and even holidaymakers on Lesbos are exposing themselves to threats and possible legal action by helping newly arrived refugees
Guardian: July 9, 2015

On Greece's Lesbos island, locals worry about potential impact of refugee crisis on tourism

On the waterfront beneath this village of stone houses cascading down a castle-topped hill, two worlds collide. Tourists saunter along the pier, gazing at the fishing boats bobbing in the harbor.
FOX News: June 24, 2015

Refugees strain Greek islands

Refugees fleeing war and conflict continue to put a strain on the Greek islands. Tens of thousands have arrived by sea so far this year from Turkey. And a lot more are expected.
June 17, 2015

Greek island migrants hold protest

Hundreds of Syrian and Iraqi refugees have protested on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos, demanding better living conditions and to be housed separately from Afghan arrivals after a fight broke out in one of the island's camps.
Belfast Telegraph: June 15, 2015

The Hellenic Coast Guard: Greece’s First Line of Maritime Defense

A detailed profile of the Greek Coast Guard and the challenges ahead
Ioannis Michaletos: June 17, 2015

EU urges refugee action as over 1,000 migrants reach Greece

The European Union urged its 28 nations Wednesday to swiftly endorse its plan to relocate 40,000 migrants as 1,000 more migrants arrived in Greece in just one day.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: June 10, 2015