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Three ancient shipwrecks discovered off Aegean island of Kasos

Greece's Culture Ministry says three shipwrecks from ancient and medieval times and large sections of their cargoes have been discovered off the small Aegean island of Kasos.

A statement Monday said an underwater survey that ended last month also located cannons and other scattered finds — possibly from other foundered vessels that have not yet been pinpointed.

Nearly 200 migrants arrive in Piraeus from islands

Nearly 200 more asylum seekers arrived at the country's main port of Piraeus on Monday morning as part of the government's ongoing transfers from overcrowded facilities on the Aegean islands. 

 The Nisos Samos ferry brought over 151 migrants from Chios and 40 from Lesvos while another 87 migrants - 62 from Leros and 25 from Kos - were to arrive on the Blue Star 2. 

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