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Greek coastguard rescues 75 migrants at sea

The Times of India 21 Oct 2022
The 69 men and six women were in good health after the sailboat was safely towed to a local port, the coastguard said in a statement ... boat sinkings near the Peloponnese and the island of Lesbos earlier this month.
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Greece, Turkey spar on Twitter after 92 refugees found stripped

Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2022
The river forms part of the border between the two countries, and the asylum seekers, all men, are mostly from Afghanistan and Syria ... Giannis Papanikos/AP Photo] ... Refugees and migrants wait to be transferred to camps on the mainland after their arrival on a passenger ferry from the island of Lesbos at the port of Lavrio, Greece [File ... .
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Migration Frontex Greece

The Pantagraph 13 Oct 2022
FILE - An officer from the European Union's border protection agency, Frontex, leads a migrant as they get in a ferry in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos island , Greece, on April 8, 2016. A much-anticipated report made public Thursday ... .
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Greece: Gales stall efforts to find missing migrants

The Norman Transcript 07 Oct 2022
Several hundred people joined a demonstration in the main port of Lesbos, Mytilene, late Thursday, calling on authorities in Greece and Turkey to cooperate to save lives in the eastern Aegean Sea ... Lesbos coast — 16 women, a boy and an adult man, most believed to be from Somalia.
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Gales off Greek islands stall efforts to find missing migrants

Irish Independent 07 Oct 2022
... on Thursday, calling on authorities in Greece and Turkey to co-operate to save lives in the eastern Aegean Sea.Wreaths of flowers were thrown into the sea to honour the victims who died off the Lesbos coast — 16 women, a boy and an adult man, most believed to be from Somalia.
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Two years after the fire, Moria refugee camp’s legacy still leaves its mark

The Observer 08 Sep 2022
Squalid, gargantuan and rat-infested, the barbed wire-enclosed facility was established in a former military base below a hilltop village on the Greek island of Lesbos at the height of the migrant crisis ... But for Stratis Kitilis, mayor of Mytilene, Lesbos’s main port, Moria’s destruction elicits only relief.
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Greece: Stranded on tiny island, migrant mother gives birth

Springfield News-Sun 22 Jun 2022
A migrant woman carries a newborn boy at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 ... A migrant woman carries a newborn boy at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.
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Migration Greece Newborn

Magic Valley 22 Jun 2022
A migrant woman lays inside an ambulance after she has given birth, at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Authorities in Greece say the woman from Eritrea has given birth on ... .
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Migration Greece

Magic Valley 22 Jun 2022
Migrants sit on the deck of a coast guard vessel upon their arrival at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. A coast guard official said 30 adult Eritreans ‒ 25 men ... .
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Increase in demand for Greece-Turkey ferry services

Greek City Times 16 May 2022
More than 10 Greek ports, including Kavala, Lesbos Island, Chios, Lemnos, Patmos, Kos and Rhodes, have been open to ferries from Turkey since February 7 ... The latest official data showed that the country’s ports welcomed 54 cruise ships carrying nearly 35,000 passengers between January and April this year.
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The world in brief: Photographer faces Greek spy charges

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 Mar 2022
LESBOS, Greece -- A Norwegian photographer, arrested on the Greek island of Lesbos, appeared in court Friday on espionage-related charges that his lawyer and supporters describe as unfounded ... "We are aware of the arrest of a Norwegian citizen on Lesbos.
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Greece: Norwegian charity photographer held on spy charge

Napa Valley Register 18 Mar 2022
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — A 75-year-old Norwegian photographer, arrested on the Greek island of Lesbos, appeared in court Friday on espionage-related charges that his lawyer and supporters describe as unfounded ... citizen on Lesbos.
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Greek Islanders Block Ship Delivering Equipment to Build Migrant Center

Greek City Times 08 Jan 2022
Footage of a blockade at the main port of Chios was published by local media on Thursday ... The vessel then set off for Mytilene, the main port and capital of the island of Lesbos, where another asylum camp is slated to be built ... “We call on the workers and institutions of Lesbos to rise up.
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Chios residents block ship carrying new migrant center construction machinery

Ekathimerini 06 Jan 2022
Residents of the island had also blocked the ship from docking at the auxiliary port of Mesta on the island earlier the same day ... police and coast guard officials being present at both ports.
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Rotterdam confirms physical 2022 edition and unveils opening film

Screen Daily 15 Dec 2021
They end up in Iran, where they decide to make a second dangerous attempt at the journey. It is based on the true story of two refugees who de Jong met during a film workshop for young refugees she held at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos ... city’s port identity.

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