• Refugees wait for their turn for an asylum hearing by a committee at the Greek Asylum service in Athens, on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Greece's coast guard on Friday rescued dozens of migrants whose boat ran aground on a deserted islet off the coast of southwestern Greece, hundreds of miles from the usual entry point of migrants into the European Union nation. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    Greek coast guard rescues dozens of migrants stuck on islet

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard on Friday rescued dozens of migrants whose boat ran aground on a deserted islet off southwestern Greece, while another boat landed on the Aegean Sea resort island of Mykonos, well west of the normal migrant route.

  • Greece coast guard rescues 59 from migrant dinghy in Aegean

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two Greek coast guard vessels and a helicopter from the European border agency Frontex were searching Wednesday for a migrant boat whose passengers said was suffering engine problems in the eastern Aegean Sea.