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By Malcolm Brabant
Pope Francis returned Sunday to the Greek island of Lesbos to offer comfort to migrants at a refugee camp and blast what he said was Europe’s indifference and self-interest “that condemns to death those on the fringes.”…
By Nicole Winfield, Trisha Thomas, Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
A Greek police operation was underway on the island of Lesbos Thursday to move thousands of migrants and refugees after a fire destroyed their overcrowded camp into a new facility on the island.
By Elena Becatoros, Vangelis Papantonis, Associated Press
Thousands of refugees and migrants left without shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp have held a brief protest demanding to be allowed to leave.
By Iliana Mier, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a huge fire erupted at the port in Beirut, Lebanon, a month after a catastrophic explosion there that killed 190 people and injured 6,500. Black smoke billowed over the port’s ruins. The military said the…
By Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
A major overnight fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp, which had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown.
By Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press
Greek authorities say they are conducting a major testing and contact-tracing operation at the country's largest migrant camp on the eastern island of Lesbos.
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…
Five years into Europe's migration crisis, the conditions in the notorious Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos are hellish. Refugee children are especially vulnerable, facing hunger, bad sanitation and the threat of violence. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports…
Amid growing unrest in Greece, the government there is temporarily halting construction of permanent detention centers for asylum seekers. Tens of thousands of migrants have been stranded in the country for more than four years, since its border with Macedonia…
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