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Migrants drown in Aegean Sea

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Sixteen people, including five children, drowned when the small boat they were on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials...

Libyan-bound ship carrying explosive material seized in Greece

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Greek authorities seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya carrying materials used to make explosives, the coastguard said. The vessel was detected sailing...

At least 16 drown in migrant boat sinking

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At least 16 people, including two children, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos Island, authorities...

Thousands flee Greek migrant camp as tensions flare

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Thousands of people fled a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night after fire ripped through tents and...

Greece rescues 70 migrants at sea off Lesbos

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Greece on Thursday rescued 70 migrants at sea, the largest single influx from neighbouring Turkey since a failed coup there last month,...

Death toll of migrants in wreck off Crete climbs to 320

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The Greek coastguard said on Saturday that the migrants who survived had told authorities their boat set sail from Egypt with about...

Greece rescues hundreds of migrants in sinking off Crete, recovers three...

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Hundreds of migrants were rescued from a sinking ship on Friday in a massive operation in the southern Mediterranean off the island...

Nearly 500,000 migrants reached Greece in quarter four – EU border...

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Nearly half a million irregular migrants arrived in Greece in the last three months of 2015, most of whom then moved north...

Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Greek island

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Twelve migrants drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Thursday, as people...

At least 43 migrants drown when boats capsize off Greek islands

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At least 43 people, including 17 children, drowned when their boats capsized off two Greek islands near the Turkish coast on Friday,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...