The Greek government has chartered a cruise ship to help ease the situation on the island of Kos which has been overwhelmed with migrants and asylum seekers this summer. [caption id="attachment_4110" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Migrants boarding the cruise ship Eleftherios Venizelos, which the Greek government has chartered...

On average 1,000 refugees are now arriving on the Greek islands every day creating an unprecedented emergency, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported on Friday. [caption id="attachment_2738" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Two boys rest next to their tent outside the screening centre at Moria. Refugees and migrants live...

The body of a man was recovered and 18 others are feared drowned after a boat destined for Greece capsized about 15kms off Turkey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Dw7jq-1X2w Some 21 survivors told rescuers there were about 40 people on the boat when it capsized probably due to overloading. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is still...