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Dramatic Video of Greek Coast Guard Intercepting Vessel Carrying Tons of Drugs

The Greek Coast Guard released a video of the operation of the coast guard intercepting a vessel south of Crete, suspected of transporting drugs. A coast...

Turkish Coast Guard Vessels Pursue Greek Boat Close to Lesvos

Two Turkish coast guard vessels pursued a Greek coast guard boat near the port of Mytilene, capital of Lesvos Island. According to Lesvos News, the...

Missing Refugee Child’s Death Probably Caused by Drowning, Coroner Says

A preliminary examination of the seven-year-old Syrian child found dead in the sea in Skaramangas indicates that his death was caused by drowning, the...

Turkish Media Says Coast Guard Approached Imia Islets, While Greek Army Watched

A Turkish coast guard boat came within a 2 meter distance of the Imia islets on Tuesday as reported by Turkish news website Sozcu....

Migrants and Refugees Located on Samos Beach; Missing Man Rescued

Greek Coast Guard located 16 undocumented migrants early Tuesday on a beach on Samos island. The migrants and refugees had disembarked from a dinghy and...

Four Migrants Dead, Coast Guard Rescues 19 Near Thassos

Four of the 19 migrants located on Wednesday in a dinghy 15 miles east of the island of Thassos are dead, the doctor who...

29 Refugees and Migrants Rescued in the Sea Region of Lefkada after Floating Adrift

The Greek Coast Guard located a boat with 29 migrants and refugees, among them two children, that floated adrift in the sea region west of the...

21 Drowned Migrants and Refugees En Route to Lesvos Wash Up on Turkey’s Aegean...

The bodies of 21 migrants and refugees who were attempting to cross from Turkey to the Greek islands when their boat capsized due to the rainy weather conditions, washed...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos on European Border and Coast Guard Agency

"The most important element of the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency is that it goes beyond what Frontex was able to do,...

Greek Gov’t: ‘Yes to Euro Coast Guard, No to Joint Greek-Turkish Patrols’

"We must all understand that our international obligation regarding the Schengen treaty is to effectively contribute to the battle against terrorism, which means immediate...

Europe Needs Its Own Coast Guard, ND Leader Tells EPP Conference in Madrid

Greece 's main opposition leader Vangelis Meimarakis, the temporary head of New Democracy called for the foundation of a European coast guard to patrol...

Greek Political Opposition Leader Calls for Creation of EU Coast Guard

New Democracy Interim President Evangelos Meimarakis has called for the establishment of a European Union Coast Guard. The European Union does not have an established...

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