A passenger ferry carrying around 2,500 migrants arrives at Greece’s mainland from Lesbos, an island struggling to cope with the tens of thousands of people reaching its shores after fleeing war, persecution and poverty.
Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.
Conservative New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis concedes defeat on Sunday in Greece’s national election to his leftist rival, Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras.
Profile of former Greek Prime Minister and Syriza Party leader Alexis Tsipras.
UN Refugee Agency predicts the number of migrants crossing the border between Greece and Macedonia to remain at 3,000 per day.
Migrants on the Greek island of Kos are turned away from a ship processing and accommodating refugees as Syrians are given priority.
Migrants fight over limited food and water supplies on the Greek island of Kos.
The conditions for migrants on many Greek islands are “totally shameful” the director of the U.N.’s refugee agency says, calling for Greece and Europe to act to end the crisis.
A blue moon rises over Cape Sounion, illuminating the Temple of Poseidon.
Greeks in Athens rage against Germany, blaming Berlin for the tough terms their government accepted to secure an agreement to negotiate a third Greek bailout.