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Greek Firefighters Save Trapped Dog in Well on Mykonos

Greek firefighters on the island of Mykonos saved the life of a dog, which had fallen in a deep well recently. The incident took place in the area of Korfos on the popular Greek island of Mykonos. Eight-Meter Deep Well The lovely...

Turkey-Bound Freighter Rescues 151 Migrants on Yacht Adrift Near Amorgos

A freighter bound for Turkey on Wednesday rescued a total of 151 migrants and refugees who had been packed on a yacht which was adrift in the sea northeast of the island of Amorgos. As has been the case during...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 96 Migrants Despite Turkish Obstruction

Greek Coast Guard, Navy and merchant vessels conducted a rescue operation within Greek territorial waters on Tuesday, with two Turkish coast guard boats trying to obstruct the mission. Specifically, a boat with 96 migrants and refugees left  Bodrum, Turkey and...

Dramatic Rescue of Bear Cub Caught on Camera in Northern Greece

Animal welfare workers saved the life of a bear cub on Tuesday in northern Greece by rescuing the animal and reuniting him with his mother. The incident was caught on camera by members of the well-known Arcturos animal rehabilitation organization...

Greek Volunteers Rescue Trapped Wolf in Dramatic Operation

Volunteers from Greece's animal welfare organization ''ARCTUROS'' launched an operation recently to save a trapped female wolf from a house's iron fence in a village near Thessaloniki. The unfortunate, petrified animal had most likely been chased by dogs and became...

Lone Inhabitant of Kinaros Who Went Missing Found Safe and Sound

Irene Kotsatourchi, the lone inhabitant of the Greek islet of Kinaros who has been considered missing since the beginning of the week was found safe and sound on Thursday. An operation was launched on Thursday by Greek rescue teams, attempting...

Dramatic Rescue of Sailboat Caught in Storm Near Athens

The Greek Coast Guard rescued four people on board a sailboat which had been caught in rough seas and winds of 8 to 9 Beaufort off the island of Kea, south of Athens on Monday. The authorities were on high...

Greek Authorities Rescue Crew of Liberia-Flagged Vessel Adrift off Sagri, Lesvos

Greece's Coast Guard have saved all the crewmembers of a Liberia-flagged vessel that was floating completely adrift between the islands of Lesvos and Skyros in the Aegean Sea. The ship was spotted off the coast of Sagri on the island...

Albania Earthquake: Greece Sends Immediate Help to Assist Rescue Operations

The strong earthquake that hit Albania in the early hours of Tuesday, killing at least six people and injuring hundreds has led Greece to send immediate aid to the neighboring nation. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a telephone call...

Harrowing Mid-Atlantic Rescue of Greek Captain (video)

Dramatic footage from last Saturday's rescue of a 47-year-old Greek captain in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has been released by the Portuguese Air Force. The man was airlifted from the vessel Minerva Gloria, as it sailed 420 kilometers...