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Tragedy in the Aegean: 4 dead, 30 missing when refugee boat sinks

The bodies of four people have been recovered and estimated 30 people are still missing twelve hours after a refugee boat sank in the sea area between the Turkish coast and the island of Chios. One woman was rescued because she wore a life jacket and managed to swim to …

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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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Train derails, crash into house, 3 dead, 7 injured – videos, pictures

Greece train crash: At least three people died and seven were injured when a passenger train derailed in Northern Greece and literally ripped through a house on Saturday night. The Intercity I/C 58 with 70 passengers and 5 crew members was traveling from Athens to Thessaloniki. The derail occurred at …

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At least 16 dead when boat with refugees capsizes in the Aegean Sea

At least seven people have drowned when a boat carrying refugees capsized in the Aegean Sea on Monday morning. Two women have been rescued, one of them is in advanced pregnancy. Unconfirmed reports speak of another four bodies to have been washed out on the Turkish coast. A Search and …

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Porsche car crash: Scenarios and speculations

As the traffic police is seeking the causes of the incredible accident on Sunday, several scenarios and speculations are circulating on Greek media and websites –  not to mention the comments posted on social media. At the same time, the father of the family that was killed in the crash …

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Farmakonisi: Boat with refugees capsizes, 6 kids drowned, 12 missing

A wooden boat carrying refugees from Turkey to Greece capsized off the island of Farmakoni in the eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday evening. The boat had reportedly 50 people on board. So far the bodies of 12 people have been recovered: six children, two women and four men. They were …

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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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Mytilini: At least 7 migrants drowned when boat capsized

At least seven migrants, among them two children, were drowned when the boat trying to carry them illegally to Greece capsized off the island of Mytilini in the early morning hours of Tuesday. While a search and rescue operation is under way, there are fears that the number of dead …

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Crete: Tragedy with Evacuees from Libya – 3 dead, 16 missing

A human tragedy occurred at down at the port of Souda when evacuees from Libya jumped from the ferry “Ionian King” into the sea. According to Greek media, that at least 3 evacuees lost their lives, while 16 are reportedly still missing.There is a search and rescue operation on the way …

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