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Three arrested in bust on suspected people smuggling ring

Three arrested in bust on suspected people smuggling ring

Authorities in Greece arrested three suspected members of a people-smuggling gang responsible for transporting migrants from Greece to Italy, the Hellenic Coast Guard announced on Tuesday. The arrests were made after the…

Greek coast guard rescues 92 migrants at sea

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 92 illegal immigrants at sea

A major search and rescue operation took place in the eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday night, after authorities received an emergency call from a migrant boat. The Hellenic Coast Guard said authorities…

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Greece honours its Coast Guard on 100th year anniversary

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis honoured the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) on Wednesday, at the Athens Concert Hall on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. In his address the Prime Minister said…

‘ISIS’ drug found in shipping container in Piraeus 5

‘ISIS’ drug found in shipping container in Piraeus

Greek Coast Guard authorities seized a large quantity of the drug ‘Captagon’ notoriously used by ISIS jihadists, in a container at Piraeus port. The discovery was made during a joint operation by…

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