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Vessel with 110 Refugees Aboard Located South of Methoni

A vessel with 110 refugees aboard was located 54 nautical miles southwest of Sapienza islet, south of Methoni, the Peloponnese. According to the Greek Coast...

Greek Coast Guard Fires Against Turkish Ship Suspected of Carrying Drugs

The Greek Coast Guard on Monday fired warning shots against a Turkish-flag ship which was suspected of carrying drugs near Rhodes. According to the coastguard,...

Coast Guard Seizes 1.55 mln Smuggled Cigarette Packs from Tanzania-Flagged Freighter

The Greek coast guard seized 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packs from the Tanzania-flagged cargo ship “Golendri” which the coast guard immobilized as it was sailing...

Migrant Arrivals Increase on Aegean Islands; Greek Coast Guard Rescues 114 Refugees Near Chios

According to the Greek coast guard, 114 refugees have been recused off the coasts of Lesvos and Chios -- two Aegean islands that are...

Coast Guard Rescues 113 Migrants Aboard Maltese-Flagged Freighter off Paxi

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 113 migrants on Tuesday, from a Maltese-flagged freighter Gagliarda that was sailing adrift 32 miles west of the Ionian...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues About 85 Migrants Off Kalamata’s Coast

The latest arrivals of migrants in Greece were found near the mainland of the country's southern coast near Kalamata, theglobeandmail.com has reported. Authorities have reported that...

43kg of Cocaine Found in Truck; Four Persons Arrested

The Greek Coast Guard arrested four persons in Aspropyrgos, northern Attica, alleged to be involved in a drug dealing ring on Wednesday. The operation was...

29 Migrants and Refugees Rescued; Two Traffickers Arrested

Coast Guard spotted early Saturday a dinghy with migrants and refugees off the coasts of the island of Oinousses the dinghy apparently was directed...

More Than 1,000 Remains of Refugees, Migrants Not Claimed or Identified in Greece

More than 1,000 remains of refugees and migrants that arrived in Greece over the past 20 years have not been identified, according to data...

48 Migrants Rescued from Distressed Vessel Near Greek Island Zakynthos

On Monday, forty-eight migrants including 16 children were located by the Greek coast guard aboard a sailboat in the sea area between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, after...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Migrant Boat off Shores of Samos; 49 Migrants On...

Greece's coast guard embarked on a search and rescue operation of a distressed migrant boat off the shores of the Greek island of Samos Tuesday morning, the...

Speedboat in Western Greece Found with Nearly a Ton of Marijuana Onboard

Following a tip-off to the Greek Coast Guard a speedboat in western Greece was seized with almost a ton of marijuana onboard on Monday,...

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