G7 leaders shovel soil in tree-planting ceremony

(L to R) Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Barack Obama, Japanes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker participate in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds at Ise-Jingu Shrine in the city of Ise in Mie prefecture on the first day of the G-7 leaders summit.

Migrant Crisis : If you deport we will die

A migrant who will be returned to Turkey holds a placard during a demonstration inside the Moria registration centre on the Greek island of Lesbos.

7000 refugees and migrants, mostly from Syria, remain stuck at the border

Refugees speak to the press on the Greek-Macedonia border in Idomeni, Greece. A group of refugees forced the gate in an attempt to enter Macedonia. 7 refugees were injured during the riot. Tear gas and sound grenades were fired to clear the railway. The transit camp has become overcrowded as refugees continue to arrive from Athens and the Greek Islands. Macedonia opened its border with Greece allowing 580 refugees a day to cross into the country. According to local authorities 7000 refugees and migrants, mostly from Syria, remain stuck at the border as they wait to enter Macedonia to journey to Western Europe. 

Syrian migrants wear life-jackets and life-belts

Syrian migrants wear life-jackets and life-belts before boarding a dinghy to cross the Aegean Sea to the Greek island of Lesbos from the Ayvacik coast in Canakkale, Turkey.

Tears of Migrants : A Syrian woman hugs her mother

A Syrian woman hugs her mother after their arrival with other refugees and migrants from the Turkish coast to Mytilene, Lesbos island. Greeceâs government is ordering authorities on islands near Turkey to reduce the number of migrants allowed to travel by ferry to the mainland so more temporary shelters can be set up to cope with the crisis triggered by border restrictions in countries further north.

Greece’s Cemetery for Unknown Migrant Dead

A man looks on at the graveyard in Mytilene, Greece, for refugees and migrants who drowned in their attempt to cross the Aegean sea from Turkey to the island of Lesbos.

Migrants walk along snow covered fields

Migrants and refugees use their sleeping blankets to keep warm as they walk along snow covered fields after crossing the Macedonian border into Serbia, near the village of Miratovac.

Migrants and refugees wait to cross Greece’s border with Macedonia

Migrants and refugees wait to cross Greece’s border with Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni.

Migrant Crisis : Refugees try to warm up themselves

Refugees try to warm up themselves next to a makeshift fire outside a registering center in the village of Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos. The International Organization for Migrants said earlier this week more than 1 million people have entered Europe. Almost all came by sea, while 3,692 drowned in the attempt.