China has announced that the coronavirus death toll Wuhan was nearly 50% higher than previously reported. The revision highlights just how seriously current figures may be understating the true toll of the pandemic around the globe.
By Aritz Parra, Mike Corder, Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Human rights activists and medical nonprofits are calling on the Greek government to evacuate overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where an outbreak of COVID-19 would likely cause humanitarian catastrophe. Concerns are especially grave regarding Moria camp…
By Malcolm Brabant
Manolis Glezos, a Greek World War II resistance hero who remained active in politics into his nineties, has died in Athens. He was 97.
By Associated Press
Fire broke out at a refugee center on the Greek island of Lesbos, Greece's firefighting service said Sunday, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no injuries. It was the second fire at an installation built for migrants, after a…
By Demetris Nellas, Associated Press
Tensions escalated Saturday on Greece’s border with Turkey as migrants attempting to get into Europe faced off with Greek police. Authorities used tear gas to try and disperse a group of migrants armed with rocks who tried to tear down…
Fighting between Turkey and Syria in Idlib has driven hundreds of thousands of refugees toward Syria’s border with Turkey. What obligation does NATO have to help member nation Turkey handle the ensuing humanitarian crisis? Nick Schifrin talks to Ben Wallace,…
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said Thursday it would deploy special forces along its land border with Greece to prevent Greek authorities from pushing back migrants trying to cross into Europe, after Turkey declared its previously guarded gateways to Europe…
By Costas Kantouris, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
Migrants are trying to cross into Greece after Turkey made good on its threat to open its border.
A video surfaced on social media that appeared to show a Greek coast guard boat intimidating a dinghy full of migrants by passing close by at high speed. A child drowned after the dinghy capsized.
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