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5 children, 2 women drowned when boat carrying fleeing Turkish citizens capsizes off Chios

A 4-year-old child and a newborn baby were drowned, when a boat carrying migrants and refugees from the Turkish coast to Greece overturned on Friday morning North off the island of Oinousses by Chios in the East Aegean Sea. The Greek Coast Guard reportedly retrieved the bodies of the two …

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33 Turkish nationals asked for political asylum after landing on the island of Oinousses

33 Turkish nationals have reportedly asked for political asylum after their boat reached the small island of Oinousses, North-East of Chios in Aegean Sea on Thursday evening. According to local media reports, there are academics, teachers, doctors and a family with four little children. They all said they fled Turkey …

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Greek coast guards ‘catch’ boat with weapons heading to Turkey

Greek coastal guards and anti-terror units arrested four suspects allegedly carrying weapons to Turkey. In the early morning of Tuesday, coastal guards halted a seven-meter rubber boat sailing between the islands of Chios and Oinousses, just a couple of nautical miles away form the Turkish coast southern of Izmir. The …

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