Turkish rescue workers search for survivors in quake; death toll rises to 27

Turkish rescue workers search for survivors in quake; death toll rises to 27

Rescue workers in western Turkish city of Izmir searched through rubble for survivors on Saturday after a powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday, as the death toll rose to 27.

32 Turks rescued in Greek waters

32 Turks rescued in Greek waters

Thirty-two Turkish nationals, reportedly opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, were rescued by a patrol boat in the Aegean Sea, the Greek coastguard said Saturday.

Turkish captain says Greek coast guard fired on his ship

Turkish captain says Greek coast guard fired on his ship

The captain of a Turkish freight ship on Monday said the Greek coast guard opened fire on his vessel after he refused an order to dock at a port in the Aegean Sea.

Turkey sinks Airbus jet to boost diving tourism

Turkey sinks Airbus jet to boost diving tourism

Turkish authorities have sunk an A300 Airbus jet off a resort on the Aegean Sea with the aim of boosting diving tourism in the region, reports said Sunday.

Greece expels more migrants to Turkey under EU deal

Greece expels more migrants to Turkey under EU deal

Greece deported a second batch of more than a hundred migrants to Turkey on Friday under a controversial deal to stem mass migration as Germany announced a sharp drop in asylum claims.

Nato willing to support migrant naval operation in Aegean: US

Nato willing to support migrant naval operation in Aegean: US

Nato is willing to support a German, Greek and Turkish request for a maritime mission to help monitor Turkey's Aegean Sea coast for migrant smugglers, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said.

At least ten migrants drown off Turkey, several missing

At least ten migrants drown off Turkey, several missing

At least ten migrants, 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 Medite