The Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 218 migrants off the coast of Greece who sailed illegally from Turkey making the total number of people arriving more than 1,500 in a week.
Greek authorities say the coast guard has picked up 216 people in the Aegean Sea who entered the country illegally by sailing from the Turkish coast to nearby islands overnight, raising the total this week to more than 1,500
AFP via ''Daily Star
Greek Coast Guard intercepts a Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship, "Nour M", with around 20,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles on board. The ship's Turkish captain and seven crew members were arrested. 2013-11-10 (Context: Greek, Greek Coast Guard, Turkey)
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea near Greece and Turkey kills two people and injures more than 520 others. 2017-07-21 (Context: Greek, Turkey)
Police in northern Greece move more than 400 Syrians and Iraqis by bus from a makeshift camp near the Macedonian border to a shelter near the northern city of Thessaloniki. More than 50,000 migrants remain stranded in Greece following European border closures, and the European Union's agreement with Turkey. 2016-06-13 (Context: Greek, Turkey)
Greece starts deporting migrants to Turkey. 2016-04-4 (Context: Greek, Turkey)
Thirteen are killed and 34 others injured after a bus carrying Erasmus exchange students returning from the renowned Falles fireworks festival in Valencia, crashes near Freginals, Spain. The regional government of Catalonia said in a statement that, "... according to the latest data, the ill-fated bus had students from Hungary, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Italy, Peru, Bulgaria, Poland, Ireland, Japan, Ukraine, Holland, Belgium, France, Palestine, Turkey, (and) Greece." 2016-03-20 (Context: Greek, Turkey)
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