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At least 658 migrants and refugees were rescued in 20 separate operations in the eastern Aegean between Friday morning and Monday morning, the Greek coast guard said.
In the same period, a total of 730 migrants and refugees landed on the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Farmakonisi and Kastellorizo (or Megisti) after crossing from Turkey, the coast guard said.
Professor Ayşe Akın received a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) award last week in Nairobi, Kenya at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICDP25) for her contribution to the health of women at the global and national levels since 1994, when the first ICDP took place in Cairo, which she had also attended.
Authorities in Turkey have stopped a truck carrying 82 migrants traveling to Europe, according to the Euronews.
Police have released a video showing people getting off the trailer near the town of Ayvacik.
According to the IHA news agency, the detainees were Afghans trying to reach Europe, hoping to travel to Europe by sea.