The Caban Coch dam, in Wales’ Elan Valley, is just one of the estimated 1.2 million river barriers in Europe.
New research published in the journal Nature reveals that more than 1.2 million flow barriers exist on European rivers and that approximately 10% are obsolete.
The leader of far-right Golden Dawn Party Nikos Michaloliakos, pictured in 2014 at the start of a lengthy trial,
Members of the far-right group have been found guilty of crimes including racketeering and murder.
Protesters demand rights and housing for refugees and migrants in Greece.
Photo by ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP
Official policies at the international level and within host countries do not adequately address the challenges posed by forced displacement across the world
Lesbos in state of emergency after fires at the Moria camp.
After fire destroyed a migrant reception centre on the Greek island of Lesbos, the EU needs a more welcoming approach to asylum.
A joint Greek-US military exercise gets under way near Crete.
EPA/Greek National Defense Ministry
Adding the eastern Mediterranean into the mix complicates matters, though. The two sides appear to have opened Pandora’s box.
Turkey’s Oruç Reis vessel has been carrying out seismic work in contested waters.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.
Melbourne isn't the only place suffering under a second lockdown. It's happening across the world as the virus surges in countries that were initially successful in flattening the curve.
European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel at the latest leaders’ summit.
Another EU leaders' meeting, another humdrum announcement afterwards.
EPA/ Yannis Kolesidis
After a decade of crisis in the healthcare system, it has been a surprise to see such a low death rate during the pandemic.
The Mória refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece.
The health crisis is pushing governments to try to control the movement of people, but migrants continue to arrive in EU reception centres, which are currently experiencing a crisis of tragic proportions.
Residents of the village of Thermi on Lesvos prevent the disembarkation of a boat of refugees and migrants in early March.
Five years ago, communities in Italy and Greece volunteered to help migrants and refugees. Now that solidarity has disappeared. Why?
Greek police clash with migrants at the border with Turkey in Kastanies.
The Aegean has long been a place of overlapping migration. Now it is facing a new crisis.
Jewish youth on a sailboat in Salonika harbor, 1929,
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Gabriel Albocher
Vital Hasson was born into the Jewish community of Salonica, Greece, a cultural capital of the Sephardic world. After World War II, he was executed for helping the Nazis destroy that community.
SOS Mediterranee team members from the humanitarian ship Ocean Viking approach a boat in distress with 30 people on board in the waters off Libya on Nov. 20, 2019.
(Hannah Wallace Bowman/MSF via AP)
The EU's proposals for relocating migrants is inefficient in measuring whether member states actually have the economic capacity to welcome asylum-seekers.
Xi Jingping with Greek president Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens.
Where else were all those hard-headed refusals to make things easier for the eurozone strugglers going to lead?
Syrian refugee men work as day laborers at a textile workshop in Istanbul, Turkey, June 20, 2019.
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
Mass mobilization of citizens and organizations around Brussels-North railway station.
The 2015 reception crisis had a profound impact on civil society in Europe. A significant set of attitudes and practices emerged that give a sense of what political participation means today.
Migrant workers picking strawberries in Greece live in unhealthy and highly flammable shacks.
Greece is the 10th largest exporter of strawberries in the world, but evidence shows that success is due to captive migrant farm labour who work in precarious, unsafe and unhealthy conditions.
On Samos, new arrivals set up camp where they can.
The new Greek government is putting in place new measures to stop the flow of refugees crossing the Aegan Sea.
A rig off the coast of Cyprus explores the region’s gas potential.
Russia's influential position as Europe's main supplier of natural gas is under threat from new discoveries.