UNHCR: Partial evacuation of Moria, EU burden-sharing, relocation of migrants to mainland

As ruling New Democracy and main opposition SYRIZA cross swords over the government's plans to requisition fields to create closed refugee and migrant reception centres, the UNHCR has called for the evacuation of refugee and migrant families and ailing people from the Moria camp on the island of Lesvos.

Government spokesman deplores violence at Lesvos migrant rally

Authorities will reportedly investigate whether the violence that broke out during Monday's march on the Aegean island of Lesvos by hundreds of angry migrants and refugees from the notorious Moria camp was deliberate and not just a response to the presence of police blocking the road to the island's capital.