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Seven people rescued after fishing boat runs aground in central Aegean Sea

A fishing boat ran aground on the Tripiti Reef in the sea north of Makronissos in the central Aegean Sea on Monday afternoon. The seven people on board were picked up by rescue vessels and are in good health. Two Coast Guard patrol boats and private boats rushed to the …

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Turkish fishing boats enter Greek territorial waters south of Gavdos

Turkish fishing boats entered Greek territorial waters south of the small island of Gavdos, off western Crete, on Wednesday.  It is the first time that Turkish vessels have appeared at the western part of Crete. No further details were available about the incursion. The incident was handled by the Greek …

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Turkish fishing boat collides with Greek tanker: 5 dead

Four people died and one is missing after the collision of a Greek tanker with a Turkish fishing boat in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The accident took place 15 nautical miles from Karatas, off the port of Adana in the Turkish South-West coast at 05:50 on Wednesday morning. Following the …

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Turkish warships harass Cypriot fishing boat in international waters

Two Turkish warships harassed a Cypriot fishing boat on Thursday and forced it back to Cyprus after threatening to arrest the crew, media report. The Cyprios fishing boat belonging to the company ‘Ta Psarokaika’ on Thursday, while the vessel was in international waters, company head Aristos Aristeidou told Cyprus News …

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3 dead, 2 missing after migrants boat sinks off Symi

A search and rescue operation was underway Monday after a dinghy carrying migrants sank overnight off the coast of the small eastern Greek island of Symi, leaving at least three people dead, the coast guard said. Eight people were rescued, with two of them transported to a hospital on the …

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+++Fire-fighting helicopter crash off Samos: 2 rescued, 2 dead UPDATE (video, pcts)

A fire-fighting helicopter crashed into the sea off the island of Samos on Wednesday afternoon. Four crew member missing. Big Search and Rescue Operation underway. According to preliminary information, the helicopter, type ER-MH4, crashed while it was attempting to collect water from the sea. The helicopter was participating in the …

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Euroferry Olympia: Two people still trapped on burning ship, reports of missing persons

Dozens of passengers and crew members were on board of the Euroferry Olympia have been evacuated from the burning ship and are reportedly on lifeboats and coast guard vessels sailing to the island of Corfu short after 10 o’ clock Friday morning. There are currently reports of some 11 missing …

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Tragedy in the Aegean: Woman, 4 children die after migrants boat sinks off Chios

The bodies of one woman and four children have been recovered out of six people believed to be missing after a dinghy carrying 27 migrants capsized and sank off the south-east coast of the island of Chios early Tuesday morning. According to state broadcaster ERT, the woman and two children …

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Two Israelis die when Cessna crashes into the sea off Samos – SAR Video

Τhe bodies of two Israeli nationals have been recovered short after 9 o’ clock Monday evening following the crash of a small Cessna aircraft off the island of Samos, eastern Aegean Sea. According to state broadcaster ERT, rescuers located first the body of one passenger, a woman, and short time …

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