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Turkish patrol boats harass Greek coast guard vessels before Mitsotakis-Erdogan meeting

Turkish patrol boats harassed Greek coast guard vessels in two separate incidents off the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos over the weekend. The incidents took place just hours before the meeting of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit …

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Kos: Toddler drown, 2 missing when Coast Guard rams refugee boat

One toddler drown, another one and one man are missing, and nine people got injured when a vessel of the Greek Coast Guard rammed a boat carrying refugees and migrants off the island of Kos in the early morning hours of Wednesday. On board of the boat were 34 people. …

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Greek Coast Guard fires warning shots, arrests migrants smuggler

A Greek Coast Guard vessel fired warning shots and ultimately arrested an 18-year-old smuggler off the island of Samos in the eastern Aegean Sea. According to the Port authority central, the Coast Guard patrol vessel spotted the high-speed boat in the sea off Cape Prassos on Samos. The smuggler refused …

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Ferries to Aegean Sea docked, sea traffic disruptions as Cyclone strikes Greece

Ferries to the island groups of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese remain docked at the ports of Piraeus and Rafina since Saturday (Sept 29/2018) morning due to gale force winds in the Central and East Aegean Sea. The sailing ban follows a relevant decision by the Greek Coast Guard. Mediterranean …

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Hot pursuit: Greek Coastguard against drug traffickers speedboat VIDEO

Greece’s coast guard uncovered an international ring that transported large quantities of drugs from Albania to Italy using high-speed boats. A video released by the Hellenic Coastguard shows the hot pursuit against drug traffickers’ speedboat. The coastguard’s drug-fighting unit said on Saturday it had arrested five Albanians and two Greeks …

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Frontex documents show: Coast Guard fired at migrants boats

Officers of the Greek Coast Guard fired at boats carrying refugees and migrants, documents of the European Border Agency Frontex show. One of the incidents described by online publication The Intercept, occurred two years in March 2014, when a small boat carrying 13 Syrian refugees was trying to reach the …

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Greek Coast Guard forces Turkish trafficker to look at drowned refugee children (video)

A distressing footage by Sky News shows the rescue operation of an NGO when a boat carrying refugees to Greece capsizes off Agathonisi island in the Eastern Aegean Sea. While rescuers pulled the freezing refugees from the cold waters, for three children any help comes too late. Dramatic are the …

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3 people injured after Greek Coast Guard fires warning shots at boat with illegal migrants

Three undocumented migrants are currently undergoing treatment in Skylitsio hospital on the island of Chios, after suffering injuries when Greek Coast Guard fired warning shots at a boat carrying illegal migrants to Greece. According to local media, the injured are a woman at her 20’s, a middle-aged man and a …

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