Shops shuttered and streets abandoned, the island of Rhodes is pinning its hopes on a trickle of tourists to salvage what is left of a holiday season decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.
A road trip covering the 700 or so hot springs dotted around the island paradise is the perfect rejuvenation for your body, mind and soul.
Alekos Sfyriou untangles his fishing line and counts the days until ferries bring visitors back to his sleepy Greek isle.
Greek officials and UN workers evacuated the first group of what will be hundreds of migrants from the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, where overcrowding and a crushing heat have made conditions unbearable.
Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling on Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities.
At least three people were hurt in a clash between asylum-seekers in a town on the Greek island of Samos, police sources said on Tuesday. They said the violence, apparently between groups of Syrians and Afghans,
About 2,000 people, including tourists, were evacuated by sea, fire department spokesman Yannis Artopios said on Saturday evening. He added that the hotels and rented homes evacuated "represent less than 10% of the island's tourist accommodations.”