As boats begin taking rejected refugees back to Turkey, EU’s border agency Frontex says the controversial program could help put a stop to trafficking. DW reporter Oliver Sallet spoke to Frontex spokeswoman Ewa Moncure in Lesbos.
A clampdown on Europe's eastern borders and the Aegean Sea has forced migrants to seek different — and more dangerous — routes to the continent. Hunters and fishermen find their bodies, reports Anthee Carassava.
A boat carrying up to 22 people on board has capsized near the island of Agathonissi, killing six children. The Greek migration minister has called on authorities to "implement safe procedures and safe routes."
Two reporters working for German broadcaster ARD have been detained in Greece, reportedly for working without a permit. The journalists were arrested along a popular migrant route by the Turkish border.
Dozens of asylum seekers have reported being targets of sexual abuse in Greece's overcrowded island camps, according to the UNHCR. The refugee agency wants the government to make the centers safer for women and children.
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