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Hundreds trapped as ferry burns in heavy seas off Greece

Dec 28, 2014

Hundreds trapped as ferry burns in heavy seas off Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of passengers were trapped on a burning car ferry off Greece on Sunday, pleading to be rescued by a flotilla of nearby ships that battled storm conditions in open water to try to reach them. The Greek coastguard said 150 people had been saved from the Italian-registered Norman Atlantic, which was carrying almost 500 passengers and crew when it sent a distress signal after fire broke out on its lower deck #facebook #United States #Brazil #Arabic #Greece #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Rescuers struggle to reach burning ferry in heavy seas off Greece

Dec 28, 2014

Rescuers struggle to reach burning ferry in heavy seas off Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Passengers aboard a car ferry that caught fire off the coast of Greece early on Sunday pleaded for help as rescue vessels struggled to approach the burning vessel in high winds and rough seas. The Norman Atlantic, carrying almost 500 passengers and crew and more than 200 vehicles, was 44 nautical miles northwest of the island of Corfu when it sent a distress signal after a fire started in the lower deck, Greek coast guard officials said. #Business #facebook #India #Brazil #Greece #Russia #markets #Italy #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #author
Rescuers struggle to reach burning ferry in heavy seas off Greece

Dec 28, 2014

Rescuers struggle to reach burning ferry in heavy seas off Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Passengers aboard a car ferry that caught fire off the coast of Greece early on Sunday pleaded for help as rescue vessels struggled to approach the burning vessel in high winds and rough seas. The Norman Atlantic, carrying almost 500 passengers and crew and more than 200 vehicles, was 44 nautical miles northwest of the island of Corfu when it sent a distress signal after a fire started in the lower deck, Greek coast guard officials said. It was unclear whether there had been casualties or if any passengers were in the water, though one man on board said strong winds were stopping rescuers from getting close #United States #India #Brazil #France #Greece #North Korea #Mexico #opinion
Passenger ferry evacuated after fire breaks out off Greece

Dec 28, 2014

Passenger ferry evacuated after fire breaks out off Greece

In international rescue effort was under way in high winds after a car ferry carrying 466 passengers and crew caught fire while sailing from Greece to Italy and its captain ordered its evacuation, officials said on Sunday. #Greece #Italy #Ancona #rescue effort #Norman Atlantic
Passenger ferry evacuated after fire breaks out off Greece

Dec 28, 2014

Passenger ferry evacuated after fire breaks out off Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - An international rescue effort was under way in high winds after a car ferry carrying 466 passengers and crew caught fire while sailing from Greece to Italy and its captain ordered its evacuation, officials said on Sunday. Passengers who telephoned Greek television stations gave dramatic testimony of conditions on the ship, which caught fire just before 6.00 a.m. #Business #facebook #United States #Brazil #Greece #Russia #North Korea #Argentina #Latin America

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Rupee at 55: Should you hedge your forex position?

May 28, 2012

Rupee at 55: Should you hedge your forex position?

Speculators will do better taking off directional one-way bets on the rupee. #Business/Finance #HowThisWorks #Rupee #Greece #Hedge
Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Mar 25, 2012

Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Muslim and Christian Arabs helped retrieve knowledge lost with the demise of the Greek knowledge. They has translated all of Aristotle and all of Plato in Arabic. #Greece #ConnectTheDots #Plato #Aristotle #Saeed Akhtar Mirza