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Boat Sinks Near Milos Island In Greece, All on Board Safe

A boat with 18 people on board capsized and sank on Thursday morning near the island of Milos in Greece's Cyclades archipelago. According to Greece's state-run AMNA news agency, the 18 passengers were all Greek nationals. Among them, there were three...

Samos: One Child Dead, Six Refugees Missing as Boat Capsizes in Aegean

A child has passed away and six people are missing after a small boat carrying 24 refugees capsized off the coast of the Greek island of Samos on Sunday morning. The Hellenic Coast Guard recovered the child's body in the...

Quarantined Greek Ferry Given the All Clear After Coronavirus Scare

Greek authorities announced on Thursday afternoon that the tests on a crew member of the ferry that was being held at Lemnos island with 341 passengers and 77 crew members have come back negative for coronavirus. The ''Blue Star Mykonos''...

Search Continues for Survivors from Migrant Boat Shipwreck in Greece

A rescue operation continued on Monday to locate refugees and migrants who were on a vessel that sank on Saturday morning, thirteen nautical miles southwest of the Greek island of Paxi in the Ionian Sea. According to Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

At Least 12 Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes in Northwestern Greece

The Greek Coast Guard has recovered 12 bodies on Saturday after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the island of Antipaxoi in North-Western Greece. At least 21 people were rescued as the boat, carrying around 50 migrants, sank 12 nautical...

Eight People Killed off Turkey's Aegean Coast After Migrant Boat Sinks

Eight people perished after a migrant boat carrying approximately fifteen people capsized and sank off the Aegean coast of Turkey, the country's interior ministry announced on Friday afternoon. This most recent deadly incident took place on Wednesday night, but the...

''Karavaki,'' The Old Greek Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

Christmas is linked all around the world to the ancient tradition of decorating a Christmas tree with countless ornaments and beautiful lights. However, an old traditional custom in Greece's islands and coastal regions dictates that people should decorate a...

Fishermen Save Woman Who Was Lost For 12 Hours in the Sea off Crete (Video)

Two Cretan fishermen managed to save an 18-year old woman who was fighting to survive for more than twelve hours in the sea in Greece's Lasithi, on Crete. Media reports suggest that the unfortunate woman tried to pick up her...

Nine Migrants Missing as Boat Sinks off Turkey's Aegean Coast

The Turkish Coast Guard announced on Monday that a dinghy carrying forty migrants sank near the coast of Bodrum in the Aegean Sea. Thirty-one people were rescued by the Turkish authorities, who were responsible for the rescue operation, but unfortunately,...

Strong Winds Continue to Cause Disruptions in Southern Greece (video)

The very strong winds that have swept across Greece since Thursday, caused disruptions in the city of Nafplio on Saturday. According to the port authorities of Nafplio, Southern Greece, a speed boat was partially engulfed by water in the city's port...