A Syrian Alawite refugee woman sits with her children in a tent at the courtyard of Pirsultan Abdal Cemevi in Istanbul on October 11th last. Turkey has registered more than 600,000 Syrian refugees. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Syrian refugees detained by Greek police last month say they were beaten and denied food and water during a 12-hour detention period. “Mohammad”, a m(...)

Presidential guards are framed through a burned EU flag in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the parliament in central Syntagma square in Athens. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Greece’s anti-immigrant Golden Dawn party scuffled with police who stopped them distributing food exclusively to Greeks in Athens’ central squa(...)