Around 116,000 refugees and migrants are currently living in Greece. Among them are an estimated 5,500 unaccompanied minors.
Erdogan announced he would no longer stop Syrian refugees in his country heading to Europe, now more than 75,000 migrants cross towards the European Union, Turkish officials claim.
Border regions of Greece were on a state of alert at the weekend as they faced an influx of thousands of migrants seeking to cross from Turkey, with locals fearing a new immigration crisis
The village of Makrygialos is one of many areas in mainland Greece where the government is locked in a tug of war with local communities over the housing of migrants
Austria's new coalition of conservatives and Greens has set out plans to make the country not only a pioneer in fighting climate change but also one that pursues anti-immigration policies
EU powers France, Germany and Italy, along with smaller member Malta, will on Tuesday seek to rally the rest of the bloc to a joint scheme to distribute migrants saved at sea
Interior ministers from several European countries, as well as the European Commission, met in Malta to discuss finding a deal to the distribution of the migrants rescued in the Central Mediterranean.