At least 16 people died late Friday in the Aegean Sea after a boat carrying migrants capsized, the Greek authorities said, the third episode in three days that when combined have led to at least 30 deaths this past week in Greek waters. Sixty-three people were rescued in what theContinue Reading

At least four people died in the southern Aegean Sea on Thursday after a boat carrying migrants struck an islet, the Greek authorities said, the second deadly episode of people-smuggling off Greece’s shores this week. About 90 people were left stranded after Thursday’s crash of the migrant boat into theContinue Reading

Three people drowned and up to three dozen more were missing on Wednesday after a smuggling boat carrying migrants from Turkey sank in the Aegean Sea, Greece’s Coast Guard said. The sinking came just a few weeks after 27 people drowned in an attempt to cross the English Channel toContinue Reading