Tag Archives: Aegean Sea

77 Migrants Rescued in the Aegean Sea

“Greece rescues 77 migrants in Aegean Sea,” from the Associated Press (reposted by the Washington Post): The Greek Coast Guard rescued 77 migrants Wednesday in two boats trying to travel from the nearby Turkish coast to Greek islands in the … Continue reading

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Migrants En Route to Greece Drowned

“Greece-bound migrants drown in Aegean sea,” from AFP (reposted by Al Jazeera): At least 22 migrants including four children have drowned in the Aegean Sea after a yacht and a dinghy carrying them towards Greek shores capsized, coastguard officials said. … Continue reading

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The British Government Launches £2m Project in Greece to Assist in Migrant Repatriation

“UK launches  £2m project in Greece to assist repatriation of migrants,” by Helena Smith for the Guardian: The British government has launched a £2m project in Greece to assist the repatriation of migrants to countries in Africa, Asia and the … Continue reading

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Greece Recovers Four Migrant Bodies

“Greece recovers bodies of four migrants from sea floor,” by Harry Papachristou for Reuters: Greek divers recovered the bodies on Friday of four migrants who drowned while their boat was being towed by a coastguard vessel last month. The bodies … Continue reading

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16 migrants rescued in Aegean Sea

“16 migrants rescued in Aegean, 12 still missing,” from AFP (reposted by Hurriyet Daily): Greece’s coastguard Monday rescued 16 migrants in the Aegean Sea while a search was underway for 12 others missing after the fishing boat carrying them capsized, … Continue reading

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