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The Greek Isles, A Forgotten Frontline In Europe's Migrant Crisis

Kos is one of the Greek islands closest to the Turkish coast and receives hundreds of Syrian and Afghan refugees every day, a heavy burden for a country already ravaged by economic crisis.

Kamari beach on Greece's Kos island
Kamari beach on Greece's Kos island
Fabien Perrier

KOS — Elie, a 19-year-old from Syria, is still numb from the frigid waters as he tells us his story. "Between risking death at sea and certain death in Syria, my choice was made," he says.

The raft he arrived on here in Greece left Turkey just a few hours ago, packed with more than 60 migrants, most of them Syrian. When the coast of Kos was in sight, he dove into the water to guide the raft toward its destination.

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How Rihanna Ripped Apart The Bland Victorian Rules Of Maternity Clothing

Barbadian singer and businesswoman Rihanna has proudly celebrated her pregnant belly in fun and revealing clothes. By doing so, she is breaking away from the unspoken rule that pregnant women should hide their baby bumps.

Rihanna revealing her pregnant belly in fur and denim.

Serena Dyer

There is a stage in pregnancy where many women have to start thinking about switching out their clothes for maternity wear. Let’s be honest, the choices out there aren’t all too inspiring and women are often expected to give up on their sense of style in favour of comfort. Not singer Rihanna, though, whose refreshing approach to maternity fashion has rocked the world.

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