Geography of Africa

Vassilis Artikos | Athens | To May 31

"Lalibela: Land of Angels," on show at the Melina Municipal Cultural Center in Athens, is a collection of photographs taken by Vassilis Artikos during several visits to the UNESCO-listed Ethiopian city, where he participated in Ethiopian Orthodox Christian celebrations and customs. Located in the Amhara region, Lalibela is Ethiopia's second holiest city after Axum.

At Least 70 Migrants Drowned off the Coast of Tunisia

At least 70 migrants drowned yesterday when their ship sank into international waters off the coast of Tunisia, and 16 were rescued, Tunisia press agency AFP reported, quoted by Reuters.

The craft sunk 40 nautical miles from the coast of Spafas, south of the capital Tunisia. Survivors were rescued from fishing boats.

Greek Police Detained a Bulgarian Truck Full of illegal Immigrants

The Greek police stopped a truck with stolen registration numbers and found 59 illegal immigrants.

The truck was stopped Friday afternoon on a highway, about 30 kilometers east of Thessaloniki, as it traveled with signs with a Bulgarian registration that were declared stolen.

Police in northern Greece stop truck with 59 migrants inside

Greek police say they have stopped a truck with stolen license plates and found 59 undocumented migrants inside.
The truck was stopped Friday afternoon on the highway about 30 kilometers (20 miles) east of Thessaloniki, because it had Bulgarian license plates that had been reported stolen.