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The makeshift camp set up next to the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece. A charity says the country is denying adequate medical care to refugee children in the camp. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty

Greece’s government has been urged to order an immediate evacuation of more than 100 sick children from a notorious refugee camp on Lesbos. Médecins (...)

A man walks past a big national Greek flag hanging on the facade of the municipal theatre of Mytilene in the island of Lesbos on January 22nd, 2020. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images

Residents, business owners and officials have launched a day of protest on the Greek islands hardest hit by migration, demanding that the government e(...)

President of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell

It fell to Minister of State Finian McGrath to represent the Government during the State visit of president of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Áras a(...)

Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, has turned down a truce put forward by Russia and Turkey. File photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Libyan rebel general Khalifa Haftar has rejected a joint Russian and Turkish appeal for a ceasefire, advanced on the western city of Misrata, and anno(...)

The Bayraktar TB2 drone is pictured on December 16th at Gecitkale Airport in Famagusta in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP via Getty

A Turkish military drone has begun patrolling off Cyprus in support of Ankara’s natural gas exploration and drilling activities, which are regarded as(...)

The Custom House next to the River LIffey in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

Dublin has been ranked the worst city in the world to find a place to live for expats in a new study published on Tuesday. Ireland’s capital was in l(...)

President of Ireland Michael Higgins and his wife, Sabina, visit an olive grove near Corinth during his official visit to Greece in February last year. Photograph: Valerie Gache/AFP via Getty

“You are so lucky to have such an honest president.” Greece loves President Michael D Higgins. He impressed Athens during his state visit here last ye(...)

President Michael D Higgins addresses a press conference at the Arraiolos group meeting of heads of states in  Athens on Friday. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/EPA

President Michael D Higgins has urged Turkey “to seek an alternative negotiated approach, one that avoids military intervention and its resulting huma(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins on the first day of their visit to Greece in the city of Athens at the Stoa of Attalos. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has said society will be “judged by future generations as to whether we averted our gaze from the vulnerabilities of our p(...)

 Sifan Hassan of Netherlands celebrates wining gold in the Women’s 1,500 metres. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Oh mercy. Now that was properly incredible, Sifan Hassan producing the single most impressive women’s 1,500 metres in World Championship history to co(...)

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