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Cargo Ship Sends Distress Signal Off Corfu Island

A cargo ship believed to be carrying hundreds of migrants near the Greek island of Corfu sent out a distress signal saying armed people were on board on Tuesday, Greek television reported. Two Greek officials confirmed that a distress signal had been received from the Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M but did not give further details on the message. A Greek frigate, a coastguard vessel and a military helicopter were heading to the area, they added. “We have information that it is carrying...

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