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A girl wears a protective face mask at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp, during a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, on the island of Lesbos, Greece. Photograph: Elias Marcou/Reuters

Although to date there been few reports of significant coronavirus clusters in overcrowded refugee camps, whether in huge camps like Cox’s Bazar in Ba(...)

Greek riot police clash with demonstrators during the construction of a migrant camp near the town of Mantamados on the island of Lesbos, on February 26th. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP

The death of Greek writer Alki Zei, at the age of 97, closes not only a life of distinguished authorship but also a period of Greek history which is a(...)

Migrants wave and shout for help following a failed attempt  to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos. Photograph: Reuters/Umit Bektas

An Irish doctor who was part of a group of healthcare professionals attacked by local men on the island of Lesbos last weekend says many of the doctor(...)

Refugees and migrants walk back to Moria camp after police push them back from the port of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, where they were hoping to get on a ferry to Athens on Tuesday. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty Images

Pressure on EU states to reform refugee and asylum rules – notably the Dublin Regulation, which puts responsibility for reception on the state where n(...)

The vehicle Nicola Cochrane was travelling in (front) was attacked by men on motorbikes who smashed the windows of five cars carrying doctors, nurses, psychologists, a pharmacist and a translator. Photograph: Nicola Cochrane

An Irish doctor volunteering in the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos has described how the car she was travelling in on Sunday was attacked (...)

Protesting residents of Mantamados village clash with riot police forces outside their village, Lesbos Island, Greece, on Wednesday. Photograph: Panagiotis Balaskas/EPA

Demonstrators gathered for a fourth consecutive day on Thursday on the eastern Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios to protest against government plans t(...)

A temporary camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos. Photograph: Elias Marcou/Reuters

“A country with a rather poor tradition in crisis management and faced with a demographic crisis, tough economic obligations, chronic failures of the (...)

Residents of the island of Lesbos  demonstrate against migrant camps, at the port of Mytilene,  January 22nd. Photograph:  Aris Messinis/ AFP/Getty

“We want our lives back. We want our islands back.” So reads the sign hung above the town hall in the centre of Mytilene, the capital of the Greek isl(...)

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 (...)

Amphorae at the shipwreck site off the coast of Protaras, Cyprus, on Wednesday. Photograph: Spyros Spyrou/via Reuters

An ancient wooden ship complete with cargo has been discovered off the eastern coast of Cyprus near the resort town of Protaras. The ship belongs to t(...)

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