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Coast Guard Stops 5,608 Migrants From Illegally Entering Greece in July

The Hellenic Coast Guard issued a statement on Tuesday informing the public about its efforts carried out during the month of July to stem illegal...

Greek Police, Coast Guard in Disagreement after Drug Raid in Exarchia Left 2 Men...

Hellenic Police and the Hellenic Coast Guard are in disagreement over operational procedures after two men of the latter were injured following a drug...

Migrant Inflow Continues: 69 Asylum Seekers Rescued in the Aegean

Two vessels with refugees and migrants sank in the Eastern Aegean on Sunday with Frontex and the Greek Coast Guard rescuing a total of...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 28 Migrants; Two Dead off Turkey

The Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 28 migrants coming from Turkey after their Zodiac-type rubber boat capsized near Farmakonisi. The crew of the patrol vessel rescued...

Turkish Coast Guard Vessel Reportedly Tries to Overturn Greek Fisherman’s Boat

A Greek man who was speargun fishing near Oinousses island on Wednesday said that a Turkish coast guard vessel tried to tie his boat...

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...

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