FILE -Migrant whose boat stalled at see while crossing from Turkey to Greece swim to approach a shore of the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
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The bodies of five migrants, three of them children, were pulled from the sea between Greece and Turkey Wednesday after they drowned trying to reach Europe.On the other end of the Aegean Sea crossing risked by more than 800,000 people this year, the Turkish coastguard found the bodies of three migrants, two of them Iraqi children aged two and six, the Dogan news agency reported Wednesday.On the eve of fresh talks in Brussels on how to tackle Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II, Tsipras also called on the EU to put more pressure on Turkey to stem the flow in arrivals.More than 680 people, many of them children, have lost their lives trying to cross the Aegean to Greece this year, according to the International Organization of Migration, many of them refugees fleeing conflict in Syria and elsewhere.
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