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Photos: AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappearsWeeping relatives await news of the Air Asia missing plane at Juanda Airport, Surabaya, Indonesia, December 28, 2014. (EPA/FULLY HANDOKO)
2014-12-27 23:35:58 -0700

The vessel Norman Atlantic is seen in this photoBy Renee Maltezou 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. ...


2014-12-28 04:23:04 -0700