On the Greek isle of Lesbos, thousands are coming to shore by boat every day; most are refugees from Syria and Afghanistan. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how they are being greeted.
A boat filled past capacity with more than 200 migrants and refugees capsized off the Turkish coast, less than two miles from their starting point. Twenty-two people, including some children, drowned. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant was on shore as survivors…
By PBS NewsHour
On the Greek island of Lesbos, 4,000 people a day are coming to shore. Krishnan Guru-Murthy of Independent Television News visits a municipal park that’s been taking over by migrants who are waiting to be processed before they can leave…
By Amanda Gomez
Egypt’s third richest man wants Greece and Italy to sell him an island for refugees who have been fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere.
By Colleen Shalby
The three-year-old boy’s name was Aylan Kurdi. His family was one of many trying to escape Syria’s civil war for Greece when their boat capsized. Eleven others drowned, including his five-year-old brother and their mother.
Officials from Germany, Great Britain and France called for a more comprehensive plan on Sunday to process and distribute the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have poured into Europe this year, undertaking journeys that have turned deadly and exposing…
By Michelle Harven
Greece saw its first female prime minister, Vassiliki Thanou, sworn in on Friday as the new head of the financially troubled nation’s caretaker government.
More than 5,000 migrants crossed into Serbia on Sunday en route to western Europe, as Greece ferried more refugees from overcrowded islands to its mainland.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced he is resigning after tough bailout negotiations, paving the way for snap elections. Judy Woodruff speaks to John Psaropoulos, a blogger for thenewathenian.com.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
What we're seeing is mostly theater — yes, a Greek tragedy starring supposedly evil Germans and supposedly defenseless Greeks, argues Laurence Kotlikoff. In the show, which is restaged every six months or so, the Germans force the Greeks to attend…
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