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.
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say a woman from Eritrea has given birth on an uninhabited rocky islet after traveling with other migrants from nearby Turkey. A coast guard official said 29 adult Eritreans ‒ 24 men and five women ‒ were spotted Wednesday during a patrol near the eastern Greek island of Lesbos.
The InteriorMinistry said the minors landed in Hanover on a flight from Athens... Advertisement ... Find out the status of cyber threat info sharing in this exclusive ebook. They were previously housed in refugee camps on the Greek islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios that have been criticized as unsuitable for children by human rights activists ... ___ ... .