Greek, Austrian leaders reiterate determination to address refugee crisis

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Greek, Austrian leaders reiterate determination to address refugee crisis 

ATHENS, Oct. 7 — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann reiterated on Tuesday their countries' determination to jointly address the ongoing refugee crisis within the European framework during their visit to the Aegean Sea island of Lesvos.

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Girl dies, 13 refugees missing as boat capsizes in Aegeanby Maria Spiliopoulou

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Girl dies, 13 refugees missing as boat capsizes in Aegeanby Maria Spiliopoulou 

ATHENS, Sept. 19 — A girl about five years old died and at least 13 undocumented refugees and migrants were missing on Saturday after a boat transferring dozens of people from Turkey to Greece overturned off Lesvos island, Greek Coast Guard said.

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Libyan army says bombed "suspicious" Greek tanker in port

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Libyan army says bombed "suspicious" Greek tanker in port 

BENGHAZI, Jan. 5 — The air force of the internationally recognized Libyan government said Monday that it carried out an airstrike on a Greek-owned "suspicious" oil tanker in the eastern Libyan port of Derna.

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2nd LD Writethru: Ferry fire claims 10 lives at Ionian Sea

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on 2nd LD Writethru: Ferry fire claims 10 lives at Ionian Sea 

ATHENS, Dec. 30 — The death toll from the fire on an Italian-flagged ferry in the Adriatic has increased to ten, with a second Greek national confirmed to be among the dead, Greek Coast Guard officials said in statement Tuesday.

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