Tag: Greece

  • Migrant crisis: 17 people drown

    Twenty others survive incident. Migrant crisis: 17 people drown after boat sinks off Turkish coast Seventeen migrants attempting to reach Greece by boat from Turkey have drowned after their boat […]

  • Weapons ship seized off Crete

    Vessel owned by Greek firm, media reports. Bolivian flagged vessel seized with large cargo of weapons off Crete Greek Authorities have seized a Bolivian flagged vessel, named “Haddad 1”, and […]

  • Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued

    Coastguards pluck another 534 people from the sea, including a toddler found unconscious in an overcrowded dinghy. Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued From Aegean Sea Coastguards have rescued hundreds more migrants […]

  • Gunmen attacking Med migrants

    No one really knows who the gunmen are or what country they’re from. Masked ‘Commandos’ Are Attacking Refugee Boats Off This Idyllic Greek Island Sophia Jones LESBOS, Greece — Crammed […]

  • Greek CG rescues 1,417 migrants

    59 separate incidents. Greek Coast Guard Rescues 1,417 Migrants in 3 Days By Philip Chrysopoulos Greek Coast Guard has rescued 1,417 migrants in 59 search and rescue operations near several […]

  • Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea

    Worrying new development for refugees. Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea between Greece and Turkey Athens (AFP) – Migrants trying to sail from Turkey to Greece are increasingly reporting being attacked by […]

  • Armoured vehicles bound for Libya seized

    Shipment in breach of UN sanctions. Armoured vehicles bound for Libya seized from roro ship in Greece HOLLY BIRKETT Athens: Greek customs have seized 16 armoured vehicles from a roro carrier […]

  • Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew

    Reports of $400,000 ransom. Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew By David Glass from Athens Embiricos interests have reportedly paid $400,000 ransom to secure the release of three seafarers […]

  • Deadly pirate raid on Greek ship

    One dead in pirate attack. Deadly pirate raid on Greek ship in Nigeria Gunmen have boarded a Greek-owned tanker anchored near a Nigerian port, killing one crew member and taking […]

  • Migrant ship docks in Italy

    No further reports of armed men. Cargo ship carrying ‘700 migrants’ docks in Italy A cargo ship said to be carrying 700 clandestine migrants which was taken under Italian control […]