Migrants, refugees still flow to Greek islands’ shores

In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, an Afghan man squats after his arrival from Turkey to the shores of the Greek island of Chios, on an dinghy crammed with refugees and migrants. Even during the winter, overloaded dinghies continue to arrive in droves on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands bordering Turkey, halting only when the sea is too rough. The crossing is brief but perilous, and hundreds have died. Six bodies were recovered off the coast of nearby Samos island earlier this month. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)CHIOS, Greece (AP) — Half buried in the fine yellow sand of one of this Greek island's most popular beaches lies one of the few signs of the drama that has played out over the past year: The remains of two torn and deflated dinghies by the water's edge.


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