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Migrants leave as a fire burns in the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos on Wednesday. Photograph: Manolis Lagoutaris/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of asylum seekers have fled a blaze that swept through an overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, in what critics condemned as a pre(...)

Children  among refugees at the dangerously densely packed Moria camp on Lesbos. Photograph: Elias Marcou

Doctors from across Europe have launched an appeal for the European Union to “bring refugees to safety immediately”, warning that an outbreak of coron(...)

 Award winners Yusra Mardini and Sarah Mardini during the Bambi Awards at Stage Theater in Berlin, Germany in 2016. File photograph: Isa Foltin/Getty Images for Kryolan

Greece’s high-security Korydallos prison acknowledges that Sara Mardini is one of its rarer inmates. For a week, the Syrian refugee, a hero among huma(...)

Migrants board  a ferry in the port of Mytilene, Lesbos island, Greece, on April 4th.  Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

Just hours before the first deportations of migrants from Greece to Turkey under the European Union’s controversial agreement with Ankara took place,(...)

Frontex police escort migrants, who are being deported from Lesbos, on to a ferry before it returns to Turkey on April 4th, 2016 in Lesbos, Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

In an early morning operation conducted under heavy security, the first deportations of migrants and asylum seekers from Greece to Turkey under the re(...)