According to the global Organization for Migration, there have been more than 2,700 migrant fatalities in the Mediterranean Sea this year, 103 of them in the waters between Greece and Turkey.
Hundreds of migrants have died this year in perilous crossings in overcrowded boats.
Fifteen babies and children were among 34 refugees who died when their boat capsized off the small island of Farmakonisi last Sunday.
At least 13 migrants have drowned off the coast of Turkey, sailing en route to Greece, Turkish authorities say.
Greece has seen over 300,000 refugees and refugees enter the country this year, a lot of them passing through to other European countries.
Migrants wait to be allowed by Croatian police to board a train Saturday at the Tovarnik station. The search continues for 13 people who are missing.
Kids sleep near railway tracks as their families wait to pass from…
In this Wednesday, September 9, 2015 file photo, Afghan refugees climb up to a field after arriving from Turkey to Lesbos island, Greece, on a dinghy. Refugees are now waiting.
After they were stopped by the Turkish police on Transit European Motorway (TEM) thousands of refugees were transported the “Contest of Field” where historical Kırkpınar Oily Wrestling is held.
Two coast guard vessels headed to the area and have rescued 20 people.
Ministry officials are meeting with charity organizations to try and find temporary shelter for the new arrivals, who are fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
He said neither the Greek and Turkish coastguard had assisted the group of men, women and children.
The coastguard has rescued more than 53,000 migrants while 274 have died in Turkish waters, Kurtulmuş has said, without specifying a timeframe. The gate slowed the flow.
In the Austrian border village of Nickelsdorf, people arrived by foot after completing a half-an-hour walk from the Hungarian town of Hegyeshalom. Austrian soldiers stood alongside.
“We would expect more modesty from a foreign minister whose prime minister is now facing trial”, Szijjarto said. “My request from you is, since your voice was heard with this protest, I ask you to turn back to your daily routine”, he said.