The coastguard said 97 migrants were rescued on Thursday after "the Greek side flattened three boats and left them in a half-sinking state in the middle of the sea".
The Olympic flame for the 2020 Tokyo Games was lit in ancient Olympia on Thursday amid an unprecedented health lockdown as Greece registered its first death from coronavirus.
All the migrants have been detained since March 1, just days after Turkey said it was opening its borders to the millions of migrants on its soil.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has backed down from a damaging confrontation with Europe by ordering thousands of migrants massed at the Greek border
World athletics chief Sebastian Coe admitted on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the coronavirus outbreak, but said it was too early to make a definitive decision.
China hopes to benefit from a realisation in the West of how difficult it is to bring the virus under control, said Julian Ku, a law professor at Hofstra University in New York.
Though the country has so far been spared the death toll of other European nations at fewer than 150 fatalities from COVID-19, it will not escape the resulting economic downturn, says Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Two people drowned when their moored sailing boat sank as torrential rain and thunderstorms lashed Greece, coastguard officials said on Monday.
I have just come back from the Greek islands, and I was shocked by what I saw and by the accounts I heard from my colleagues on the ground. They told me about a 12-year-old boy