Lesbos (/ˈlɛzbɒs/, US/ˈlɛzboʊs/; Greek:ΛέσβοςLesvos, pronounced[ˈle̞zvo̞s]), sometimes referred to as Mytilini after its capital, is a Greekisland located in the northeastern Aegean Sea. It has an area of 1,632 square kilometres (630sqmi) with 320 kilometres (199 miles) of coastline, making it the third largest Greek island. It is separated from Turkey by the narrow Mytilini Strait and in late Palaeolithic/Mesolithic times was joined to the Anatolian mainland before the end of the last Ice Age.
Your only focus is on surviving,” explains Katrin Glatz Glatz Brubakk, a Norwegian clinical psychiatrist who has worked with refugees experiencing water-related trauma on the Greek island of Lesbos...Proud of his years of training as an MMA fighter, the 24-year-old loves to tell the story of how he arrived on Lesbos.
One woman died and another two were rescued on Friday off the eastern Greek island of Lesbos in an incident involving an inflatable dinghy carrying Somali migrants. The Greece coastguard said 24 migrants who arrived early Friday told authorities that three women had fallen into the sea as their boat approached Lesbos and were still missing.
A child looks through the fence at the Moria detention camp for migrants and refugees at the island of Lesbos on May 24, 2016 ... A refugee holds two children as dozens arrive on an overcrowded boat on the Greek island of Lesbos ... Migrants wait under outside the Moria registration camp on the Lesbos.
Lesbos, Greece (CNN)There are no plans to move any more migrants from Lesbos after fires ripped through the island's overcrowded refugee camp, the Greek government said Friday, adding that it will "not be blackmailed" by those unhappy with the arrangements ...Fire devastates Lesbos migrant camp ... 1 of 24 ... Fire devastates Lesbos migrant camp ... 2 of 24.
Since April 1, the Coast Guard said it had stopped 17 attempts by smuggling vessels to approach Lesbos and other islands, with one operation lasting 24 hours, ending when the Turkish Coast Guard eventually intervened and escorted the migrants back to Turkey.
Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to make their way across the Evros wetland area, at the southern end of the border and that in one 24-hour period they prevented a total of 5,183 people from entering Greece, and arrested 45 people, mostly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Morocco and Bangladesh.
Greek authorities said that in the 24 hours from 6a.m ... The army announced a 24-hour live ... The coast guard said that in the 24 hours until Monday morning, 977 people had reached the islands in dinghies, most of them on Lesbos but also on Chios, Samos and some of the smaller islands.
They said that in the 24 hours between Monday and Tuesday morning, they had prevented a total of 5,183 people from entering Greece, and arrested 45 people, mostly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Morocco and Bangladesh... A young boy died on Monday after the dinghy he was in capsized off the coast of the island of Lesbos ... Managed 24/7 by these editors.