The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees urged the Greek government on Wednesday to improve living conditions in migrant camps and said Europe must do more to protect unaccompanied children.
An Islamic State fighter deported by Turkey is stranded in a buffer zone between the Greece and Turkish borders, the private DHA news agency reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday holds talks in Greece, where he is eagerly awaited by the new pro-business government.
Greek police found 41 migrants, mostly Afghans, hiding in a refrigerated truck at a motorway in northern Greece on Monday, officials said.
At least three people were hurt in a clash between asylum-seekers in a town on the Greek island of Samos, police sources said Tuesday.
Greece said Monday it wanted to start sending back thousands of migrants to Turkey, a day after a deadly fire sparked riots at an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.
Six migrants, including a baby, drowned in the Aegean Sea on Friday when a dinghy carrying them sank off the Greek island of Chios, state broadcaster ERT reported, citing Greece's coastguard.
Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.
European officials on Thursday unveiled the new RescEU emergency response system which will significantly increase the bloc's reserve of fire-fighting aircraft as climate change challenges continue to mount.