The death from hypothermia of another migrant, discovered in Greece on Monday, is a stark reminder of the extreme weather conditions displaced people are facing. The man, aged about 30, was pulled from under a meter-high pile of snow...Show More Summary
Refugees and migrants living in overcrowded camps in Greece as Europe prepares to return newly arrived asylum seekers.
Switzerland - International organization for migration (IOM) reports that 1,159 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 12 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 22,590 through the first 12 days of January, 2016.
According to The Mail on Sunday's Fred Mawer, package holiday bookings to places like Greece, Portugal and Spain are already up compared to this time last year - so now's the time to move.
Fare wars seem to be ratcheting up across the USA. LAX and SFO offer discount fares for travel to many airports across Greece, including islands like Santorini, Rhodes, Korfu and others priced from $535 to $611 through online travel agency sites found in Momondo.com and Skyscanner searches. Show More Summary
Greece Tipped Over... I spoke about "The Greek Tipping Point" in November 2015. At that point Greece was on the brink. As of today, Greece is over the brink. I am not sure the exact moment Greece tipped over; I think it was shortly after...Show More Summary
It's across countries such as Greece, Italy, Serbia and Turkey where the cold snap is causing the most suffering.
Greece urges Turkish troops to leave Cyprus, while Ankara insists full pullout of its troops is "out of the question".
Last weekend, the apparent temperature in Thessaloniki fell to 5 degrees.
In the village of Antia on Greece's Evia island, shepherds use whistling to communicate over long distances. This isn't a code but rather a real language. "Whistles let shepherds communicate between distant hillsides because a whistled sound wave travels farther than spoken words." (Scientific American)
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s cold snap and governments must do more to help them rather than pushing them back from borders and subjecting them to violence, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday. “Children are particularly prone to respiratory illnesses at a time like this. Show More Summary
A former chef is offering refugees a channel to vent their anger at poor living conditions in Greek camps.
At talks in Geneva, representatives of Britain, Greece and Turkey met with Cypriot leaders from both sides of the island nation, which has been divided since 1974.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Talks on reunifying Cyprus should produce a "radical" change in the island's security situation, which is currently guaranteed by Greece, Turkey and Britain, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades told a news conference in Geneva on Friday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe's sudden cold snap, and governments must do more to help them rather than pushing them back from borders and subjecting them to violence and confiscations, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday.
Rival Cypriot leaders, along with top diplomats from Turkey, Greece and Britain, agreed Thursday to push on with efforts to reunite the divided island and end one of the world's longest-running political rows. The conference in Geneva...Show More Summary
The Soulfood Retreat on the Ionian island of Zakynthos offers guests the chance to practice yoga in breath-taking surroundings - then photograph them with guidance from an expert.