Lesbos

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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 (...)

Refugees and migrants walk towards a makeshift camp near the village of Idomeni, Greece, on Monday. Photograph:  Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters

A controversial plan to tackle Europe’s refugee crisis has made no immediate impact on numbers of migrants reaching Greece from Turkey, as the Mediter(...)

 The “Volunteer Cook”: Rayyan Haries (26) from Malaysia gives food to thousands of migrants from his makeshift soup kitchen just yards from the beach in Lesbos

Alan Kurdi is a name that crops up often in conversations with volunteers who have come from far and wide to do what they can to assist the thousands (...)

Migrants arriving at the port of Mytilene on Lesbos: Since the start of this year, more than 500 people have drowned while trying to make the sea crossing between Turkey and Greece’s islands. Photograph: Stratis Balaskas/EPA

Like most urban burial grounds in Greece, space is at a premium in the main cemetery in Mytilene, capital of the country’s third largest island, Le(...)