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Greece: Frontex, Turkish CG & NATO vessels fail to intercept immigrants rubber boat! (video)
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Greece: Frontex, Turkish CG & NATO vessels fail to intercept immigrants rubber boat! (video)

makis - Jun 05, 2017

A video surfaced two days ago by AegeanHawk, that shows the suspiciously lousy job done by FRONTEX (Netherland Coast Guard), NATO (Albanian CG) and -unsurprisingly- the Turkish…

Frontex chief to meet with top ministers on Aegean patrols
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Frontex chief to meet with top ministers on Aegean patrols

makis - Apr 26, 2017

Two days after 16 migrants drowned off the coast of Lesvos when their smuggling boat sank, the executive director of the European Union’s border monitoring agency Frontex,…

EU to reinforce Frontex presence in Greece, says German report
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EU to reinforce Frontex presence in Greece, says German report

makis - Dec 13, 2016

The European Union border control agency Frontex was reinforcing its presence in Greece, a Spiegel Online report said on Tuesday. According to the report, an increased Frontex…

EU’s Frontex seeks 1,500 police for Greece
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EU’s Frontex seeks 1,500 police for Greece

makis - Mar 21, 2016

The European Union border control agency Frontex says it's seeking 1,500 police officers and 50 readmissions officers from the bloc's member states to help Greece return migrants…

Frontex: Greece needs more ships, planes
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Frontex: Greece needs more ships, planes

makis - Feb 23, 2016

The head of Europe's border control agency says more border officers, ships and planes are needed to guard Greece's sprawling maritime border, where most migrants enter the…

EU patrol rescues 900 migrants at sea, says Frontex
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EU patrol rescues 900 migrants at sea, says Frontex

makis - Feb 18, 2016

The EU border agency Frontex said one of its maritime patrols rescued around 900 migrants on Thursday near the Greek island of Lesvos as weather conditions have…

Coast Guard: 41 bodies recovered near Farmakonisi and Kalolimnos
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Coast Guard: 41 bodies recovered near Farmakonisi and Kalolimnos

ilias1 - Jan 23, 2016

In spite of the good weather conditions at sea, the Coast Guard and Frontex were called out in two different incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea early…

Frontex starts operations in Greece with 293 officers
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Frontex starts operations in Greece with 293 officers

makis - Dec 29, 2015

Frontex started on Monday the deployment of 293 officers and 15 vessels to the Greek islands as part of the new Poseidon Rapid Intervention operation, which comes…

Frontex agents to arrive at Greek-FYROM border next week
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Frontex agents to arrive at Greek-FYROM border next week

makis - Dec 07, 2015

Frontex agents will be deployed at Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) next week in order to assist in the registration and fingerprinting…

Frontex examining Greek request for RABIT support in the Aegean
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Frontex examining Greek request for RABIT support in the Aegean

ilias1 - Dec 04, 2015

The European Union’s external border protection agency Frontex is currently examining a request submitted by Greek authorities for the the deployment of Rapid Border Intervention Teams (RABIT)…

Frontex joins in guarding of Greek-FYROM borders
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Frontex joins in guarding of Greek-FYROM borders

makis - Dec 03, 2015

Greeks will collaborate with European guards to manage their frontier with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) said Frontex, the EU border agency, on Thursday after…

Frontex to deploy forces on Greek-Albanian border
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Frontex to deploy forces on Greek-Albanian border

Sokratis - Nov 07, 2015

The European Union border protection agency Frontex says it will deploy forces along Greece’s border with neighboring Albania. Frontex head Fabrice Leggeri on Friday told Albanian television…

Frontex chief to arrest undocumented migrants
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Frontex chief to arrest undocumented migrants

ilias1 - Nov 04, 2015

Frontex Chief Fabrice Leggeri told German tabloid Bild that the influx of refugees to Europe is expected to increase. He called on EU countries to “arrest if…