RESCUE


Greece migrant boat sinking: 11 rescued, 1 dead, 56 missing
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One more person from a migrant boat shipwreck has been found alive, Greece’s coast guard said Wednesday, bringing the total number of survivors to 11 from the sailboat that capsized and sank in rough seas east of Athens with reportedly about 68 people on board.

Dozens of migrants are missing at sea
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Greek rescue teams were searching for dozens of migrants reported missing Tuesday after the overloaded sailboat they were on capsized and sank in rough seas off an island near Athens, authorities said.

Sailboat carrying 75 migrants safely towed to port
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A sailboat carrying dozens of migrants that had sent a distress signal in rough weather off the southern tip of mainland Greece has been safely towed to port, Greece’s coast guard said Friday. There were no reports of any injuries or missing people.


Gales stall efforts to find missing migrants
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Strong winds were hampering efforts around two Greek islands Friday to find at least 10 migrants believed to be missing after shipwrecks left 23 people dead, officials said.




Search and rescue operation near Evros border
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A search and rescue operation was launched by Greek authorities on Thursday after a large group of migrants were identified on an islet within Greek territory on the Evros border river.

61 migrants rescued by freighter off Malta landed on Crete
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A group of 61 migrants picked up by a cargo ship from a crippled vessel in the central Mediterranean have safely reached Crete hours after a severely ill child on the freighter died while being airlifted to the Greek island, authorities said Wednesday.


Dozens still missing after migrant boat sinks
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Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is ongoing for a second day for dozens of migrants missing after the boat they were on sank in rough seas off a southeastern Greek island.

Dozens missing after migrant boat sinks
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Greek authorities say a major search and rescue operation has been launched east of the island of Karpathos after a boat reportedly carrying dozens of migrants sank during the night.

Greek coastguard rescues 29 off Rhodes
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Greece’s coastguard has saved 29 people, most of them believed to be irregular migrants from Afghanistan, after their boat ran into difficulty off the south coast of Rhodes island in the eastern Aegean.