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Erdogan tells Turkish Coast Guard to stop migrants crossing Aegean

Mar 07, 2020 - 5:32 PM

The instruction comes after Erdogan said that refugees and migrants would not be prevented by Turkish authorities from leaving Turkey if that was their wish

President of Turkey and leader of Justice and Development (AK) Party, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaks during his party's group meeting at Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara, on February 26, 2020. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP)

First migrant drownings in Aegean Sea since EU-Turkey deal

Apr 10, 2016 - 1:07 AM

Meanwhile Italy and Albania are working closely to prevent the creation of a new migrant route via the Greek Albanian border

25 migrants drown off Turkey

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:20 PM

UPDATED The Turkish coastguard says 10 out of the 25 fatalities were children

EU 'gives Greece 3 months' to strengthen border against migrants

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The decision is the culmination of weeks of pressure on Greece the main gateway for the million refugees and migrants who entered Europe last year

'STRENGTHEN BORDER.' Refugees and migrants disembark from a ferry at the port of Piraeus coming from the island of Lesvos, Greece, February 10, 2016. File photo by Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

NATO deploys Aegean migrant naval mission

Feb 11, 2016 - 8:23 PM

The move follows a request this week by alliance members Germany Greece and Turkey for assistance in tackling Europe s biggest migrant crisis since World War II

STOLTENBERG. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to press as he arrives at Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 10, 2016, at the start of a NATO defense ministers' council. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

18 migrants drown as boat sinks in the Aegean - Turkish media

Dec 19, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Fourteen people were saved by the Turkish coastguard among them were from Syria Iraq and Pakistan

BOAT SINKS. A boat has reportedly sank in the Aegean Sea, 18 migrants drowned.

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Dec 11, 2015 - 2:41 PM

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