16:25, 21 March 2017 Tuesday
Turkish Coast Guard data reveals 85 percent drop in asylum seekers and 95 percent fall in deaths at sea in the Aegean
16:39, 01 February 2017 Wednesday
Coast Guard sees 86 percent fall in number of people intercepted crossing from Turkish territory
15:50, 02 November 2016 Wednesday
Some 35,000 refugees intercepted so far this year trying to cross the Aegean, down 47 pct from last year
13:52, 20 October 2016 Thursday
The imperiled migrants, including Africans and Syrians, were unable to fix broken motorboat engine before Coast Guard rescue
16:19, 02 September 2016 Friday
Turkish Coast Guard Command intercepts over 1,500 refugees in August
09:17, 04 December 2015 Friday
MSF calls for the opening of a safe and legal passage at the land border between Turkey and Greece
15:15, 07 July 2015 Tuesday
Migrant sailboat sinks in Aegean sea between Turkey and Greece, at least 17 people missing. Greek authorities say the operation is ongoing.
18:09, 30 April 2015 Thursday
Four days of rescue operations result in 303 being saved in Turkey's western Aegean Sea.
13:33, 06 April 2015 Monday
At least four people confirmed dead after boat illegally carrying migrants to Greece sinks in Aegean Sea.
09:34, 09 March 2015 Monday
Turkish foreign ministry says such 'irresponsible actions' are raising the tensions in the Aegean, after Greek defense minister refers to 'invasion' of Cyprus
14:04, 25 November 2014 Tuesday
The Kiribati-flagged vessel, with about 700 people aboard, was sailing 30 nautical miles (55 km) southeast of Crete
09:23, 17 October 2014 Friday
Seventy-nine immigrants, and two organizers of the illegal crossing were captured by Turkey's coast guard.
17:53, 30 September 2014 Tuesday
A Turkish warship was harrassed in international waters, while a Turkish training aircraft was tracked in international air space.
12:06, 05 September 2014 Friday
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.
17:04, 23 July 2014 Wednesday
A woman who was 9 months pregnant was one of 170 Afghan and Syrian refugees saved by the Turkey Aegean Coast Guard.
13:13, 12 July 2014 Saturday
Reports state that the refugees were in poor condition, exhausted and starved.
14:55, 05 July 2014 Saturday
Turkish Coast Guard rescues 10 migrants after vessel begins to sink.
16:35, 25 May 2014 Sunday
No reports of casualties or loss of property, says governor of Canakkale province near the epicenter, as earthquakes come as aftershocks of a major tremor on Saturday
16:47, 24 May 2014 Saturday
A 6.5 earthquake in the Aegean has been felt in Greece and Turkey.
16:05, 19 April 2014 Saturday
The shadowy network gained 5.5 million euros and 2.3 million dollars from illegal border crossing operations in the last four months
15:41, 16 April 2014 Wednesday
The boat is said to have been illegally transporting migrants to Greek islands.
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