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Diplomatic Sources: Incident with Turkish Patrol Boat in Farmakonisi Violates International Law

The shots fired by a Turkish military patrol boat on Friday morning in the area around the island of Farmakonisi, in the eastern Aegean,...

Seven Children Among 13 Drowned in Another Migrant Tragedy off Greek Islet

Thirteen migrants drowned, with seven children among them, in yet another maritime tragedy off Greek islet of Farmakonisi. Greek coastguard officials said that the incident...

11 Dead Refugees Near Farmakonisi Island, Including 5 Children

Eleven dead, including five children, is the latest toll in the ongoing inflow of refugees on Greek islands near the Turkish coasts. A Frontex boat...

Four Missing Immigrants in the Aegean Sea

Greek rescuers were seeking four missing immigrants after a small boat with seven people on board sank off the eastern Aegean island of Farmakonissi. The...

Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes off Turkish Coast – 4 Children Among the 22 Dead

Turkish authorities collected around 200 migrants and refugees traveling aboard a wooden 20-meter boat that capsized. At least 22 people, including 4 children and 11...

Refugee Boat Capsizes off Greek Island Coast; 11 Children Among 34 Dead

Another tragic incident involving war-torn migrants trying to make it to Greece took place off the Greek islet of Farmakonisi early Sunday morning,  September 13....

Activists Demand New Investigation Into Farmakonisi Deaths

In January 2014, a small boat that was transporting illegal migrants in Greek waters went under during a Greek Coast Guard operation near the...
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Shocking Rescue of Immigrants at Aegean Sea (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard announced earlier today it had recovered the bodies of a man and a young boy around 10 years old, part of...

17 Immigrants Collected off Farmakonisi Coast

On Tuesday morning, June 10, the Greek Coast Guard collected 17 immigrants from the sea, in the northeast of Farmakonisi. The immigrants had no...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 30 Migrants off Farmakonisi

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 30 irregular migrants off the coast of Farmakonisi in the southern Aegean on Monday, according to ANA-MPA. The immigrants had...

Thousands of Immigrants Expected in Greece From Turkey

A large number of  immigrants exceeding 10,000 are crammed into warehouses in the surrounding area of Bodrum, Turkey, waiting for an opportunity to enter...

Video Showing Coast Guard Officers Threatening Immigrants

A few days after the tragedy on the island of Farmakonisi, eastern Greece, that left the Greek and international community shocked, the Deutsche Welle presented...

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