‘We’re talking about a crime. It wasn’t just an accident’

Kathimerini met two survivors of the InterCity 62 train disaster at the Thessaloniki railway station where they should have arrived on the evening of February 28, 2023. Dimitris Kostarellos and Stavroula Kapsali spoke about how their lives changed after the crash at Tempe, the trauma and the justice they seek. “Even […]

‘They say I’m fortunate not to recall anything’

She wanted to play the piano. Six months after the deadly train crash at Tempe, she had just returned home. However, her fingers refused to bend to touch the keys. Even now, despite improvements in her mobility, the lingering effects of the injuries and the prolonged stay in intensive care persist. […]

PM marks anniversary of Tempe train crash, vows justice

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis commemorated the one-year anniversary of the railway disaster in Tempe, central Greece, which occurred on February 28, 2023, claiming the lives of 57 people. He expressed his conviction that those responsible would be held accountable.

Ex-minister reflects on ‘unspeakable tragedy’

Former transport and infrastructure minister Kostas A. Karamanlis, who resigned in the aftermath of the deadly train collision in central Greece that claimed 57 lives and left scores injured on February 28, 2023, issued a statement on the one-year anniversary of the incident on Wednesday.

Justice, Tempe, honor

The Supreme Court’s intervention in the Tempe train collision investigation shows that the judiciary, at least, understands that the institutions are under the public’s microscope in this case, and that it is of the greatest importance to restore citizens’ faith in them.

Tempe: A year later, closure is still far away

A year after the deadly train crash near the Vale of Tempe, which left 57 dead, it is clear that the relatives of the victims and survivors will wait a long time to see justice done.

Imia, behind the scenes

Twenty-eight years later, Kathimerini attempts to shed light on the unknown background of the crisis and the causes that brought the two countries to the brink of war.

PM pays tribute to Imia standoff fatalities

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tribute on Wednesday to the three Greek Navy officers who lost their lives during the Imia crisis, which brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war 28 years ago.