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Archive - Dec 29, 2014

Ten dead and dozens missing after the Norman Atlantic disaster

29 December 2014 / 22:12:14  
Serious discrepancies in the official information on the number of passengers on board the ferry, even more serious signs of disparaging of the situation by the crew and wrong decisions by the Italian authorities, who coordinated the rescue operation and were responsible for it.

The Norman Atlantic had problems with its fire safety and lifesaving equipment, and was overloaded

29 December 2014 / 15:12:13  
As revealed by a document of the routine inspection of the vessel performed on 19 December by the port authorities in Patras.

live The victims of the Norman Atlantic disaster are already five

29 December 2014 / 14:12:12  
So far, there has been no information on the nationality of the victims, nor is it clear whether they were registered passengers or illegal immigrants who travelled on board the ferry without tickets.

live Greece is proceeding to early elections

29 December 2014 / 13:12:47  
The third attempt to elect a president has also failed. The elections will take place on 25 January or 1 February 2015.

Magna Grecia - from tarantella to funeral dirges in the lands forgotten by Christ

29 December 2014 / 13:12:53  
Zdravka Mihaylova talks with anthropologist Christina Petropoulou, one of the most prominent researchers of the Greek colonies in Italy, for GRReporter exclusive.

live The rescue of the Norman Atlantic passengers is continuing only by air

29 December 2014 / 12:12:19  
The victims of the tragedy are already 8, there are concerns that 38 people are missing and rumours that 4 of the victims are Greeks.

live One man died after a car explosion near Athens airport

29 December 2014 / 11:12:14  
The same sources said that while investigating the explosion site the police officers had found a crater, which raises doubts that the explosive was in the car.