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The Complete Guide to Lesvos Island, Greece

Greek Reporter 17 Apr 2024
Big and beautiful Lesbos, or Lesvos, is the third largest Greek island after Crete and Evia, and the birthplace of the ancient Greek poet Sappho ... In ancient times, Lesbos was known as a place of culture ... Reasons to Visit Lesbos ... View of the port.
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Two dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek island

The News International 11 Jan 2024
... Greek island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea, port police said, while 32 people were rescued.
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At least two dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek island

Urdu Point 10 Jan 2024
At least two people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized Wednesday off the Greek island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea, port police said, while 32 people were rescued.
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Over 2 die in migrant boat sink off Greek island

MENA FN 10 Jan 2024
(MENAFN) Two individuals lost their lives when a migrant boat capsized on Wednesday off the Greek island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea, with up to 16 people still missing, as reported by port ... .
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Turkey’s Erdogan visits Greece to forge ‘new era’ after years of friction

Al Jazeera 07 Dec 2023
... migration in past months and suggested the possibility of an agreement with Turkey to station a Turkish officer on the Greek island of Lesbos, and a Greek officer at the western Turkish port of Izmir.
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Turkey's Erdogan In Athens In 'New Chapter' Bid

Beijing News 07 Dec 2023
Last year, he accused Greece of 'occupying' Aegean islands and threatened ... He did not rule out an agreement with Ankara to station a Turkish officer on the Greek island of Lesbos, and a Greek officer at the western Turkish port of Izmir ... ....
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One dead after ship sinks off Greek island

The Jordan Times 27 Nov 2023
The body of a man was located and taken to the port of Mytilene, the capital of Lesbos, a statement said. A navy helicopter had earlier picked up one crew member from the RAPTOR cargo ship, who was taken to Lesbos General Hospital alive.
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Cargo ship carrying 14 people sinks off Lesbos

The Peninsula 26 Nov 2023
... of Lesbos, with strong winds blowing in the area ... Citing the coastguard, ANA said it sank in the sea area 4.5 nautical miles southwest of Lesbos.
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Greece Warns Israel-Hamas War Will Add to Surge of Illegal Migrants

Beijing News 11 Oct 2023
data say is already led by Palestinians ... FILE - Migrants disembark from a Greek coast vessel after a rescue operation, at the port of Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Aug. 28, 2023 ... 10, 2023 ... ....
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Five migrants drown in boat capsize off Greece

Dawn 29 Aug 2023
Rescued migrants disembark a Greek coast guard vessel at the port of Mytilene, following a shipwreck off the island of Lesbos, on Monday.—Reuters. ATHENS ... About four hours later, another boat sank near the Greek island of Lesbos ... .
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Migration Greece

Beaumont Enterprise 28 Aug 2023
... on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Aug.
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5 dead, including 4 children, in 2 migrant boat sinkings off Greek islands near Turkish coast

Federal News Radio 28 Aug 2023
The survivors were taken to Lesbos’ main port of Mytilene, where two people were transferred to a local hospital ... Nearly 12,000 of them arrived by sea with 5,000 reaching Lesbos alone.
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5 Dead, Including 4 Children, in 2 Migrant Boat Sinkings off Greek Islands

Voa News 28 Aug 2023
... sank northeast of the Greek island of Lesbos, which is near the Turkish coast ... The survivors were taken to Lesbos' main port of Mytilene, where two people were transferred to a local hospital.
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UN urges Greece to adopt safe, impartial border protection policies

Anadolu Agency 23 Aug 2023
The statement recalled reports that 12 asylum seekers fleeing war and repression were rounded up by masked men, stripped of their belongings, and forcibly taken to the port of Mytilene in Lesbos in April ... .
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Greece safely evacuates 48 migrants from inflatable boat off Lesbos island; vessel sinks

The Associated Press 13 Aug 2023
... evacuated the migrants Sunday morning and took the to the port of Mytilene, the capital of Lesbos.

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