A total of 730 migrants and refugees arrived on the Greek islands while 658 more were rescued
The rescues took place in the sea off the coast of Alexandroupolis, on mainland Greece, and around the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Farmakonissi, Kos and Megisti.
In the same period, 730 migrants and refugees arrived in dinghies at various Aegean islands.
Meanwhile, two pursuits with exchanges of fire were reported in the sea around the islands of Stroggyli and Kos.
You may be interested
The Ancient Greek roots of Feta CheesePanos - Dec 09, 2019
As Greece fights to maintain the name of feta cheese as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDI) product, the Real…
Artwork of banana sold for $120,000 eaten by another artistPanos - Dec 09, 2019
An artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall that sold for $120,000 (£91,000) has been eaten by a…