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  • 15 drown as migrant boat sinks off Greece’s Lesbos island 25 Apr 2017 01:15 Arab News ATHENS: At least 15 people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece’s Lesbos island, officials said on Monday. Eight bodies were recovered in Greek territory and another seven in Turkish waters, a …
  • Italy, Greece Look to Macron to Help Douse Anti-EU Fires 24 Apr 2017 21:39 Voice of America ATHENS/ROME —  The Italian and Greek governments are counting on France's likely next president Emmanuel Macron to help them see off populist parties that blame European Union-enforced austerity and open immigration policies for economic and …
  • Migrant boat sinks off Greece, claiming at least 16: police 24 Apr 2017 21:37 Japan Times ATHENS – Greece’s port police said Monday at least 16 people, including women and children, have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos. The bodies of six women, a child and two men were recovered in Greek waters, while …
  • Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased 24 Apr 2017 20:34 Brownsville Herald ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Greek authorities say that a migrant has died and three others have been hospitalized with injuries in northern Greece when a van transporting …
  • 16 migrants die as boat sinks off Greece 24 Apr 2017 20:05 Punch Newspapers Greece’s port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos. The bodies of six women, a child and two men were recovered in Greek waters, while the Turkish …
  • At least 16 migrants die as boat sinks off Greece: police 24 Apr 2017 19:25 Digital Journal Greece's port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos. The bodies of six women, a child and two men were recovered in Greek waters, while the …
  • Migrant boat sinks between Turkey, Greece; at least 16 dead 24 Apr 2017 18:11 Prince George Citizen ATHENS, Greece — A migrant boat sinking in the eastern Aegean between Greece and Turkey left at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday, while two people were rescued. Patrol boats and helicopters were searching for …
  • Greece, creditors resuming talks in Athens, seek swift deal 24 Apr 2017 17:43 WSFA By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Representatives of Greece's bailout creditors are due in Athens to restart talks on further cutbacks, European officials said Monday, as they confirmed that the country last year far exceeded …
  • The Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased 24 Apr 2017 16:31 Hamptonroads.com ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Greek authorities say that a migrant has died and three others have been hospitalized with injuries in northern Greece when a van transporting …
  • Boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece sinks; 16 dead 24 Apr 2017 16:06 The Sacramento Bee A migrant boat sank overnight in the eastern Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, leaving at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday. Two women from it were rescued and several other people are believed to be missing. …