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Asylum Seekers

Thousands of asylum-seekers moved off Greek islands

Under a light drizzle, families from various war-torn countries stack duffel bags and battered cases holding all their possessions at the entrance to the Moria Reception and Identification Centre (RIC) on the Greek island of Lesvos.

EU partners promise to support Cyprus in wake of migration surge

President Nicos Anastasiades has received a promise of support from Cyprus’ EU partners after he issued a plea over the pressure the island was coming under from an upsurge in the number of asylum seekers, the presidential palace said on…

Four asylum-seekers hospitalised after fight in Moria hotspot

Four people were injured and taken to Mytilene hospital following fighting that broke out among Arab and African-origin asylum-seekers at the migrant reception and identification centre in Moria, on the island of Lesvos, on Wednesday…