Greek firefighters and coastguards said Monday they were resuming the search for 10 people still missing from a ferry fire last week in which a truck driver perished.
A passenger was on Sunday found alive aboard a ferry that has been ablaze off Greece for three days, coastguards said, with reports suggesting several more missing people have survived.
Rescuers picked up the search for 12 missing people at the break of dawn on Saturday with the Italian-flagged ferry still burning on the Ionian Sea off Corfu. Overnight, patrol ships combed the area off the holiday island hoping to locate survivors, the Greek coastguard told AFP. The fire and the heat on the ferry…
Eleven people were missing and two remained trapped after an Italian-flagged ferry caught fire overnight on the Ionian Sea, Greek officials said as emergency crews raced against the clock to put out the blaze and locate survivors before dark.
Greece's government on Monday announced plans for tougher fan club rules and police checks following the murder of a teenager that saw eight more people prosecuted this week.
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Greece on Monday began moving asylum seekers to the first of several new EU-funded "closed" camps on its islands, hours after a fire torched a part of the current facility.
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Scores of firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft battled a forest fire that broke out early Monday on the southern part of Greece's Evia island, less than two weeks after an inferno decimated its northern part.