Greece is to create a single border surveillance agency and employ 1,200 more guards to 'shut the door' on migrants not entitled to stay.
Medecins Sans Frontieres says plans by Greece for new migrant facilities amount to the creation of detention centres.
The 3,000-person-capacity Moria camp, currently home to 15,000 migrants, is among those earmarked for closure and conversion into a detention centre.
Europe is at risk of creating a "lost generation" of young refugees, who aren't properly integrated into their host countries, the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights warns.
The NGO faces a fine of up to €901,000.
"We are absolutely devastated by this tragedy," MSF wrote on Twitter.
Turkey seized 82 migrants in the coastal town of Ayvacik on Monday after finding them in back of a truck.
Hundreds of migrants are living in a freezing camp near the Croatian border with almost no food, water, and no electricity.
While the military mission called Eunavfor Med - Operation Sophia (ENFM) is in charge of training and evaluating LCG, its staff is not permitted to set foot in the country due to security conditions.
The Council of Europe has slammed Greece for the conditions migrants are living under on the Aegean islands, with the Commissioner for Human Rights saying people are now in a “struggle for survival”.
The incident took place in the night of Tuesday and Wednesday near Kos, a Greek island off the coast of Turkey.
More than a dozen people have died after a crowded boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean late on Sunday.
In February 2019, the Libyan government revealed that there were 23 detention centres operating in Libya, holding over 5,000 asylum seekers. While they are officially run by the government, in reality it is Libya’s complex patchwork of militias that are in control.
Euronews has been able to speak under the condition of anonymity with a former Libyan UNHCR staffer who has been working in Tripoli.
The UN agency has been accused of being a “fig leaf” for the policy of externalisation of EU borders; critics argue that UNHCR action is Libya is uneffective. We asked migrants held in detention centres their opinion.
Euronews has undertaken an investigation into the UNHCR's operation in Libya, where tens of thousands of migrants live in detainment camps, hoping to make it to Europe.
Tensions are high after the blaze at the vast and overcrowded Moira camp, on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Migrants aboard a charity rescue ship celebrated after the vessel received permission Saturday to sail to the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing President of the European Commission, has said Brexit is a "tragedy" and a "failure" but it is "the failure of Britain, not the European Union." He also said the UK had only ever been "part-time Europeans".
The German captain of the migrant rescue ship, Sea-Watch 3, which defied an Italian government ban and docked at Lampedusa, has been honoured for her stance by the Catalan Government.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will "open the gates" for migrants to Europe if international support for a refugee safe zone in northern Syria fails to materialise.
A video released by Markus Rinderspacher, the Bavarian state parliament vice-president, shows the tense exchange between the mission-Lifeline captain and the port authorities in Pozzallo.
On the Greece's Aegean coast, 13 migrant boats carrying a total of 546 people arrived on the island of Lesbos in the space of about an hour on Thursday last week.
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Médecins Sans Frontières says of the 103 children under the age of 18 now onboard, only 11 of them are accompanied by a parent or guardian.