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Sinking Of Superliner Costa Concordia

  • January 16th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

costa-3.jpgBlack Friday’s sinking of the huge cruise liner Costa Concordia (picture) off the Western Italian coast brought wonder that it happened, and wonder that the great majority of people on board survived. … Read More »

Accident At French Nuclear Site

  • September 14th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

marcoule.jpgNuclear jitters settled on France with a fatal explosion (12.9.11)  at the Marcoule power station on the Rhone River, near Avignon.

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Radio France Internationale on Tuesday was able to affirm that the event was more an “industrial accident” than a nuclear disaster, as the government in Paris was insisting. … Read More »

Accidents, Losses, Threats

  • July 12th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

volga-boat-bulgaria.jpegMore than 100 are confirmed dead in the sinking of a river cruiser on the  Volga; twelve are dead following an explosion at a naval base in Cyprus, and NATO continues to apply pressure in Libya, as Muamar al-Gaddafi vows retaliation against Europe. … Read More »

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