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Greek Coast Guard Rescues 170 Migrants in the Aegean

The Hellenic Coast Guard announced on Friday the rescue of more than 170 migrants in search-and-rescue operations in the Aegean in the past 24...

Turkey Tries to Exploit Incident of Greek Coastguard Firing Warning Shots at Turkish Cargo...

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning Greece for the shooting of a Turkish cargo ship near Rhodes on Monday, while Ankara sent...

Twenty Undocumented Migrants Arrive on Mykonos

Port Authority of Mykonos on Thursday found 20 undocumented migrants who had landed on Merhia beach. Among the migrants there were 5 children. This is...

Migrant Hides in Suitcase to Leave Lesvos

A 41-year-old Syrian woman was arrested on Thursday for hiding her undocumented 23-year-old son in a suitcase in order to leave Lesvos island for...

New Incident Between Greek and Turkish Coast Guards off Imia Island

A new incident between a boat of the Hellenic Coast Guard and another boat of the Turkish Coast guard was reported today by Ihlas...

Forty-One Migrants Land on Mykonos [video]

Forty-one migrants landed on a Mykonos coast on Friday afternoon, with the coast guard men transferring them to the island's new port shortly afterwards. According...

Greece Speedboat-Tourist Vessel Collision: Four Dead, Including Child, in Crash off Aegina

A collision between a speedboat and a tourist vessel off Aegina on Tuesday afternoon left four people dead, including a five-year-old child. Another five...

Sixty-Eight Migrants Found on Kythera Coast

Sixty-eight migrants were found on Saturday on a rocky shore of one of the Dragonares islets, south of the Diakofti port of Kythera island,...

Last Migrants Leave Piraeus Port for Proper Facilities

The remaining migrants who had camped out at Piraeus Port left on Wednesday, after camping there for several months. According to the Hellenic Coast Guard,...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 61 Migrants Off Kos Island

Hellenic Coast Guard officers rescued 61 migrants off the island of Kos on Tuesday and arrested two suspected traffickers. A boat carrying migrants was seen...

Greek, Egyptian Coast Guards Rescue 340 Migrants Off Crete, 9 Dead

At least nine dead and 340 rescued migrants is the latest count of a joint rescue operation between the Greek and Egyptian coast guards...

More Than 2,000 Refugees Land on Lesbos in One Day

A total of 2,090 refugees were rescued and brought to Lesbos island in the past 24 hours alone, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. Authorities...

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