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Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

...more drowned migrant believed to be from that shipwreck late Thursday.In all, five separate incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea on Wednesday left at least 12 people dead, most of them children.Europe's largest refugee crisis since World War...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-30/migrant-tragedy-greek-seas-s
Nation and World
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...Munich, compared to 2,400 on Tuesday.The Greek coast guard, meanwhile, said it had rescued 1,058 people in 28 Aegean Sea locations over the past 24 hours. More than 200,000 migrants have reached Greece this year, chiefly from neighboring...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/migrant-tempers-fray-hungary
Nation and World
Thousands of migrants surge into Slovenia

...Turkey's state-run news agency said 12 migrants have drowned after their boat sank off the Turkish coast in the Aegean sea. The Anadolu Agency said the Turkish coast guard rescued 25 other migrants from the sea.Greece's coast guard said...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-18/thousands-migrants-surge-slo
Nation and World
UN warns Hungary it faces a wave of 42,000 more migrants

...Poland.In Greece, the coast guard said its patrol vessels picked up nearly 500 people in small boats in the eastern Aegean Sea near the islands of Lesbos, Samos and Kos and the islet of Agathonissi.More than 15,000 are on Lesbos awaiting screening...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-09/un-warns-hungary-it-faces-wa
Nation and World
This Day in History

...Council unanimously approved a U.S.-led military mission to offer assistance to starving Somalia. The Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled 21 1/2 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground at La Coruna, Spain. In 2001, In the wake of bombings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120302/loc_history.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...temperatures expected to rise from Monday's 102 degrees up to 109 degrees on Tuesday. The most serious blaze was on the Aegean Sea resort island of Samos, a popular tourist destination and birthplace of the ancient mathematician Pythagoras. A state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071000/Bre_breaking.shtml
Wildfires rage throughout southeastern Europe

...temperatures expected to rise from Monday's 102 degrees up to 109 degrees on Tuesday. The most serious blaze was on the Aegean Sea resort island of Samos, a popular tourist destination and birthplace of the ancient mathematician Pythagoras. A state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071000/Bre_breaking.html
Breaking
This Day in History

...Lebanon released American hostage Alann Steen, who'd been held captive nearly five years. In 1992, the Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled 21.5 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground at La Coruna, Spain. In 1993, Britain's Princess...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120303/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...In 1988, Greek cycling champion Kanellos Kanellopoulos pedaled the human-powered aircraft "Daedalus 88" over the Aegean Sea for nearly four hours. In 1998, after a month of confrontation, Russian lawmakers caved in to President Boris Yeltsin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042408/sta_271769618.shtml
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