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The Latest: Greece searches for boat with up to 80 on board

Mar 01, 2017 - Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the large numbers of migrants seeking asylum and jobs on the continent: (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

Greek authorities have mounted a search-and-rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea off the country's southern coast after a report that a boat carrying dozens of migrants was in trouble.

The coast guard said three cargo ships sailing in the area were looking for the vessel, and three Greek patrol boats were heading for the are...