Living conditions in overcrowded camps triggered recent demonstrations in which two people died and five were injured.Full Story
About 24,000 asylum-seekers are stranded on Greek islands in “horrendous” conditions, according to charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).Full Story
About 12,000 migrants, most of them Afghans, are housed in a space designed for 3,000 in deteriorating living conditions.
Washington wants the tanker detained because it says the vessel has links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, which it has designated a terrorist organization.
The head of the European Commission (EC) proposed an "effective and human" pact on migration and asylum.
Students in Greece are protesting to keep universities out of reach of the police and maintain the academic sanctuary intact.
Humanitarian organizations supporting migrants fear the right-wing government restrictions on access to asylum.
The skull in question was found in the late 1970s during the excavation of the Apidima Cave in the southern Peloponnese region of Greece.
With 98 percent of the ballots counted, the right-wing conservative party won 39.84 percent of the vote securing 158 of the 300-seat parliament, which means an absolute majority.
Two exit polls gave conservative New Democracy a commanding lead of between 38 and 42 percent of the vote, suggesting an outright majority in Greece's parliament.
Greek Prime Minister, the left-leaning Alexis Tsipras faces possible loss in the elections as voters favor center-right Kyriakos Mitsotakis.