Former OSE president testifies in investigation of Tempe train crash

The former president of the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) appeared before an appellate-level examining magistrate in Larissa on Monday as part of the ongoing investigation into the tragic rail accident at Tempe that claimed the lives of 57 individuals on February 28.

Greece railroad disaster: The station master’s deposition for the Tempi train wreck

The investigations carried out by the authorities into the fatal accident in Tempi are continuing. The deposition of the fatal stationmaster of Larissa, who, after being summoned to a deposition, was judged to be in custody by decision of the investigator and the prosecutor, plays a key role in their development.

US-Greece agree to five-year renewal of MDCA defence accord with indefinite extension

By Angelos Athanasopoulos

Greece and the US are to proceed with a five-year extension of their Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA), followed by an indefinite extension.

The indefinite extension will be terminated if one of the parties withdraws from the agreement, possibly one or two years earlier.