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  • Six feared dead after merchant ships collide off Italy

    Two people drowned and four were missing at sea and feared dead after two merchant ships collided in rough seas off the Italian coast on Sunday, Italian officials said.
  • Airlift begins for hundreds trapped on burning Italian ferry

    Airlift begins for hundreds trapped on burning Italian ferry
    Air crews began lifting passengers off a burning ferry adrift in the Adriatic Sea on Sunday, racing to rescue as many of the hundreds trapped on board as possible before nightfall as storms hampered seaborne operations. Helicopters were taking passengers...

    International teams begin airlifts from flaming ferry stranded at sea

     International teams begin airlifts from flaming ferry stranded at sea
    Challenged by foul weather and racing to rescue nearly 500 passengers and crew before nightfall, international relief teams began airlifts from a flaming ferry stranded between Greece and Italy. Although the cause of the fire remained unclear,...

    Airlift under way for hundreds trapped on burning ferry off Greece

    Italian and Greek helicopter crews prepared to work through the night to airlift passengers in pairs off a burning ferry adrift in the Adriatic Sea, battling darkness and bad weather that hampered rescue efforts by other ships throughout Sunday....

    Greek ferry on fire in Adriatic Sea

    ATHENS A Greek ferry carrying 411 passengers and 55 crew was on fire off the coast of the island of Corfu in the Adriatic Sea, reports said Sunday. Private broadcaster Mega said the fire started in the ship's garage and was quickly spreading through...