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Children battling cancer boost their spirits in hospital’s playrooms

Volunteers from the Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV) have been working to cheer up children battling cancer at an Istanbul hospital.

KAÇUV volunteers have prepared a room of the hospital as a "playroom" for the children. In the room, they play games and spend time with fun activities.

Two teens hurt amid tensions at Moria migrant camp

Two Afghan teenagers were in the hospital on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Wednesday following scuffles in the island's severely overcrowded refugee reception center of Moria.

A 15-year-old was in critical condition while the injuries of his 16-year-old compatriot were said to be less serious. It appears that the two incidents were not related.

‘Moria is hell’: Asylum seekers protest conditions at Greek camp

Hundreds of asylum seekers protested conditions at Greece's biggest migrant camp on Lesvos on Tuesday after a woman was killed in a fire there, marching towards the island's capital before being halted by police.
More than 12,000 people - mainly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq - live in Moria camp, which has grown to become the island's second largest town in just three years.

Afghan boy aged 5 killed by truck near Moria migrant camp

A 5-year-old Afghan boy was accidentally run over by a truck near the migrant and refugee camp of Moria on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Tuesday.

According to preliminary reports from state broadcaster ERT, the boy was inside a cardboard box that the truck driver ran over while turning into the parking lot of a business where he was making a delivery.

Lena Headey draws attention to desperation at Moria

International Rescue Committee Voice Lena Headey is seen at the Moria camp on Lesvos on Tuesday. The "Game of Thrones" star urged EU leaders to find a solution to the crisis which has left thousands in limbo. "The situation seems to have reached a new peak of desperation," said Headey who last visited the island two years ago.