Greek coast guard seizes 33 migrants off Aegean island May 26, 2019 0 196 12345 dpaAthensThe Greek coast guard said Saturday that one of its patrol boats intercepted a motorized rubber boat off the coast of Agathonisi island with 33 migrants on board.The small island, south of Samos, is a favoured transit point for those setting out to illegally migrate from Turkey to Greece. The migrants were safely transferred to the harbour, the coast guard said. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said 668 migrants had arrived on the Aegean islands from Turkey last week.The islands host some 15,000 refugees and migrants in state registration centres and accommodation provided by aid organizations, according to the UNHCR. RELATED ARTICLES Race for British PM post begins after May’s decision to quit May 26, 2019 0 722 EU in key vote as far right seeks blow to Macron May 26, 2019 0 190 Defying Congress, Trump sets over $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE May 26, 2019 0 693 France hunts suspect after Lyon bomb ‘attack’ AFP Lyon Police in France were on Saturday hunting a suspect following a blast in a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon that lightly wounded 13 people two days ahead of hotly contested European Parliament elections. .. Global tribunal tells Moscow to free Ukrainian sailors AFP Berlin An international tribunal on Saturday urged Russia to release “immediately” 24 Ukrainian sailors seized last November off the Crimea peninsula. “The Russian Federation must proceed immediately to release .. Thousands of Croatians rally against abortion AFP Zagreb Thousands of anti-abortion marchers took to the streets on Saturday in three cities around Croatia, a largely Catholic country where activists say reproductive rights are increasingly under threat. In .. At least 29 inmates killed in clashes at Venezuela jail AFP Caracas At least 29 prisoners were killed and 19 police wounded in clashes at a jail in western Venezuela Friday, authorities said. The incident at the police station jail in the town of Acarigua, in Portuguesa state, ..