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Tragedy in Evros: Bodies of mother and baby recovered, two children still missing

The body of the 36-year-old mother and the youngest among the three missing children, 12-month-old Bekir  have been  recovered on the Turkish side of the Evros river on Friday afternoon more than 24 hours after the boat capsized/ Turkish media report that the mother was holding the baby in her …

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22 migrants drown when boat sinks off-shore of Samos

At least 22 migrants were drown off shore of the island of Samos when the boat carrying them to Greece sank. Among the victims are four children, six men and twelve women – some of them pregnant, others holding their children in their arms. The incident occurred in the early …

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9 children, 3 women missing after boat with illegal migrants capsizes

Nine children and three women have been missing after a boat loaded with illegal migrants capsized 1.5 nautical mile off Farmakonisi islet of Dodecanese in the Eastern Aegean Sea. According to Greek media, a coast guard patrol boat spotted the migrant vessel that has stopped in the middle of the …

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Lesvos: Tragedy offshore with at least 20 dead migrants

Greek coast guards are still in search of  four children, two women and one man, all passengers of the fatal boat that capsized off shore Thermi area on the island of Lesvos causing the death of at least 28 people.  So far coast guards have retrieved the bodies of 20 men either from the sea or …

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103 Migrants rescued from sinking boat off Lefkada island.

 A drama with 103 illegal migrnats, among them 27 children, was averted  at the last minute as their boat semi-capsized off the island of Lefkada, Greece. A group of 103 illegal migrants and three migrant-runners were rescued from a semi-capsized sailboat south of the island of Lefkada late Monday by …

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