26 others caught allegedly trying to smuggle goods into northwestern Turkey
Turkish Coast Guard rescues 44 migrants after boat begins to sink en route to Greece
Among rescued people are 13 Afghans, 8 Syrians, 6 Sierra Leoneans, 6 Angolans, 3 Eritreans, 2 Malians
Syrians, Angolans, Senegalese, Congolese, Somalis and Gambian among the irregular migrants attempting to cross Greek island
Binali Yildirim says 3 abandoned buildings collapsed in Turkish resort as result of earthquake in the Aegean Sea
Turkish Coast Guard data reveals 85 percent drop in asylum seekers and 95 percent fall in deaths at sea in the Aegean
Coast Guard sees 86 percent fall in number of people intercepted crossing from Turkish territory
Some 35,000 refugees intercepted so far this year trying to cross the Aegean, down 47 pct from last year
The imperiled migrants, including Africans and Syrians, were unable to fix broken motorboat engine before Coast Guard rescue
Turkish Coast Guard Command intercepts over 1,500 refugees in August
MSF calls for the opening of a safe and legal passage at the land border between Turkey and Greece
Migrant sailboat sinks in Aegean sea between Turkey and Greece, at least 17 people missing. Greek authorities say the operation is ongoing.
Four days of rescue operations result in 303 being saved in Turkey's western Aegean Sea.
At least four people confirmed dead after boat illegally carrying migrants to Greece sinks in Aegean Sea.
Turkish foreign ministry says such 'irresponsible actions' are raising the tensions in the Aegean, after Greek defense minister refers to 'invasion' of Cyprus
The Kiribati-flagged vessel, with about 700 people aboard, was sailing 30 nautical miles (55 km) southeast of Crete
Seventy-nine immigrants, and two organizers of the illegal crossing were captured by Turkey's coast guard.
A Turkish warship was harrassed in international waters, while a Turkish training aircraft was tracked in international air space.
The migrants had been left for two days without food or water after traffickers left them after experiencing a technical problem, but they did not return.
A woman who was 9 months pregnant was one of 170 Afghan and Syrian refugees saved by the Turkey Aegean Coast Guard.
Reports state that the refugees were in poor condition, exhausted and starved.