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15 May, 2018 2:07 PM Seven migrants killed as boat sinks off Turkish coast

Istanbul: At least seven people, including two children, drowned when a boat carrying migrants to a Greek island sank off Turkey's Aegean coast. The boat was carrying at least 20 refugees to the Greek island of Lesbos late Monday when it capsized near Ayvacik district of Turkey`s Canakkale province, the Haberturk daily said on Tuesday. The Aegean Sea was once a main route 181

30 January, 2016 2:13 PM Almost 40 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Ankara: Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived in the European Union last year and some 3,600 died or went missing, forcing the EU to mull suspending 65

30 January, 2016 11:50 AM At least 33 refugees drown off Turkey, several missing

At least 33 refugees, including five children, drowned on Saturday when their boat sank in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece, the Turkish coastguard said. An unknown number of people were still missing after the latest in a long list of migrant boat sinkings in the Mediterranean. So far, 43 passengers had been rescued, the private 38