Aegean Islands


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Aegean Islands

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(Placename) the islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Cyclades, Dodecanese, Euboea, and Sporades. The majority are under Greek administration

Aege′an Is′lands


n.pl.
the islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Sporades.
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Nearly half of Greece's 2017 asylum requests were received on five "hotspot" Aegean islands, the service added.
More than 1,700 people have reached the Greek Aegean islands so far in December, continuing a trend of higher arrivals - some 19,800 since July this year.
Bulgaria's diplomatic and consular representations in Turkey and Greece so far have no information about injured Bulgarian citizens during the earthquake in Western Turkey and the Aegean islands of Greece, the Foreign Ministry (MFA) said.
Most entered through the Aegean islands of Lesbos and Kos.
Germany is offering to help Greece develop environmentally friendly power plants on its Aegean islands, German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Friday during a three-day visit to Athens.
Due to the significant drop in arrivals on the Aegean islands in April, the number of migrants reaching Italy exceeded the totals for Greece for the first time since June 2015.
She said more than 1,000 people have left Piraeus, Greece's main port and gateway to Aegean islands, in recent days.
Athens/Istanbul, Jumada II 25, 1437, April 03, 2016, SPA -- A total of 514 migrants arrived on the Greek Aegean islands from Turkey in the 24 hours to Sunday morning, officials said, the day before a deal to return such migrants to Turkey goes into effect, dpa reported.
According to Greek government figures, 2,293 migrants had arrived early Monday to the country's Aegean Islands, with 987 of those arriving on Lesbos Island alone.
Thousands of refugees, arriving from the Aegean Islands and stuck in Piraeus, are staying in four inns provided by port officials.
The coast guard said it has rescued 830 people between Oct 14 morning and Oct 15 morning off the eastern Aegean islands.
Tens of thousands of migrants have arrived in Greece so far this year, usually on Aegean islands from the nearby Turkish coast, overwhelming local authorities.