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Refugee and Migration Crisis: Operation Sophia modernised its mandate

Member states modified on Tuesday European Union’s counter-smuggling Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean Sea. Operation Sophia’s mandate was due to finalise by the end of March but under the new agreement of the 28 states, the operation was renewed for additional six months.

Coast Guard spots 66 illegal immigrants off Samos

The Coast Guard said on Saturday that it spotted 66 illegal immigrants in two boats off the island of Samos. The first boat, transporting 40 people, was intercepted early in the day, while a second boat with 26 illegal immigrants was…

Dead body recovered from the sea off the coast of Artemida

Another dead body, of a man, was recovered by the Coast Guard in the sea off the coast of Artemida on Tuesday. The body was spotted by a Coast Guard helicopter and is currently being taken in a boat to the Port Authority of Rafina for…

Missing Russian tourist found dead

The body of 47-year old Russian national who had been missing since Thursday afternoon was found in the sea area of Nea Potidea , Halkidiki, the Coast Guard announced on Friday.