45 Syrian migrants in two boats rescued

Cypriot authorities rescued 45 Syrian migrants in two boats after receiving information they were in distress 60 nautical miles off the island’s southern coast at Cape Greco, Ayia Napa, officials said Friday.


Migrant flows from Syria intensifies

Another boat carrying nearly 40 migrants from war-torn Syria was found in the sea area off Cape Greco in Ayia Napa, confirming concerns over rising arrivals from the neighbouring country by sea.