Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port
Another 2,600 migrants and refugees transported from Greek islands in the Aegean arrived in Piraeus port on Tuesday morning.
They arrived on the passenger/car ferries “Blue Star 1” that let off 1,333 individuals from the islands of Lesvos (974) and Chios (359) and the “Nissos Rodos” that let off 1,309 people, of which 738 were picked up in Lesvos, 406 in Chios and 165 in Samos.
The Greek coast guard rescued 16 migrants in waters near the island of Chios, during a search and rescue operation in the last 24 hours.
You may be interested
The one easy tip for a cheap Greek holidayPanos - Sep 25, 2018
Travelling to Greece during the peak summer months can feel both like a dream and a nightmare. The islands are…
Travel to Greece: Where to go in Argolis, PeloponnesePanos - Sep 25, 2018
Located at just under a 2-hour drive from Athens, the Argolis peninsula in the Peloponnese region offers many different historical…
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras addresses Mandela UN Peace SummitPanos - Sep 25, 2018
Nelson Mandela’s democratic vision and leadership are more needed than ever as the world faces existential challenges, Prime Minister Alexis…