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Migrant Deaths Rise, 3 More Lifeless Children Pulled From Aegean Near Agathonisi, Greece

The number of tragedies in the Aegean continues to grow as 3 more children were pulled lifeless out of the sea near Agathonisi island...

Greek Coast Guard Enlists Help of Robot to Tackle Refugee Issue

The Greek Coast Guard will be enlisting the help of a robot called EMILY (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard) in order to deal with the...

Greek Coast Guard Detains Turkish Nationals for Human Trafficking

The Hellenic Coast Guard apprehended two Turkish nationals on Monday, suspected of assisting the trafficking of Syrian refugees to the Greek islands. According to Greek media, the men were...

UNICEF Awards Greek Coast Guard for Rescue Work in the Aegean

Amidst warm applause and in a highly emotional ceremony, UNICEF Greece on Thursday presented the Lambros Kanellopoulos award to Greece's coast guard for its...

Commission Source in Athens Clarifies Juncker’s Statements Over Joint Patrols

The European Commission never called for joint Greek and Turkish coast guard patrols in the Aegean, but simply for more effective guarding of Greek...

Another Tragedy Involving a Young Refugee Occurred in Lesvos

Another child refugee passed away when his parents attempted to make the dangerous journey from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesvos, in order to...

Baby Girl Found Deceased at Coastal Region of Kos Island

The body of a young child was detected ashore the East Aegean Island of Kos, on Sunday. Members of the Greek Coast Guard found a girl's corpse in the coastal region...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Young Woman with Disabilities from Sinking Boat

Greek Coast Guard rescued a 18-year old woman with paraplegia along with 42 other refugees, on Friday, mostly from Syria, in the sea region...

Refugee Arrivals in Lesvos to Reach New Heights in October, After Record-Breaking September

Greek authorities warned that the arrivals of refugees and migrants in Lesvos, the island which has borne the brunt of the refugee crisis and...

More Migrant Boats Capsized in the East Aegean Sea

The Greek Coast Guard conducted a rescue operation off the coast of the South East Aegean island of Rhodes after a boat carrying 70 migrants and...

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....

4,500 Migrants and Refugees to Arrive in Piraeus by Thursday Evening

Approximately 4,500 migrants and refugees that were on the East Aegean island of Lesvos will arrive at the port of Piraeus during Thursday according...

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