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Migration to Greece is rising, as Erdogan warns of still more


Migration to Greece is rising, as Erdogan warns of still more
Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan attend a mourning ritual days before Ashura at Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, in the northern Aegean Sea. (Laura Boushnak/The New York Times)

Written by Patrick Kingsley

The first dinghy landed about 5:45 p.m., on a rocky shore near a remote Greek fishing village. After the thirteenth arrived about 35 minutes later, 547 migrants had landed, in broad daylight, within a few yards of each other on the Greek island of Lesbos.

That flotilla on August 29 repeated a pattern not seen here since early 2016, when the European…



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