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Fear turns into joy- Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

Fear turns into joy- Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

The full moon was the only light as a terrified 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57 other trafficked migrants. After a long night on the Mediterranean Sea, a Spanish rescue boat […]

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At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

Jun 03, – The developments were the latest deadly disasters for refugees and migrants seeking a better life in Europe, and they followed the drownings of more than 1,000 people since May 25 while attempting the long and perilous journey from North Africa to southern Europe. More than 110 bodies were pulled from the sea […]

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Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Nov 21, – Russia pounded the jihadist group in Syria, firing cruise missiles from warships in the Caspian Sea after President Vladimir Putin vowed retaliation for a bombing that brought down a Russian airliner in Egypt last month. At least 36 people were killed Friday in air strikes by Russian and Syrian jets on Islamic […]

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Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Sep 03, – Ugly scenes erupted meanwhile in Hungary as migrants refused to get off a train to be moved to a camp, prompting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to lash out at Germany over its handling of the spiralling situation. Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought […]

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At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

Aug 15, – The victims are thought to have suffocated after inhaling fumes from fuel after the boat took on water in the hold, the captain of the navy ship leading the rescue said on Italian state television. At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a […]

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Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Aug 26, – Minutes before the Egyptian-brokered truce began at 1600 GMT (12.00 noon EDT), a rocket fired by Palestinian militants killed one person in an Israeli kibbutz, or collective farm, near the Gaza border, police said. A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into […]

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Russia and the ‘war of nerves’ Assad’s victory strengthens Moscow position

Russia and the ‘war of nerves’ Assad’s victory strengthens Moscow position

June 9, AP – Geneva is set to become a new Dayton, hopes Dmitri Trenin. “Americans and Russians should get the Syrian representatives to one table and force them to come to an agreement,” the head of the Moscow Carnegie Center told hromedia. Dayton was the US city where in 1995 the agreement to end […]

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New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

June 3, AP – Regular exercise, eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight all have clear health benefits, but the most significant lifestyle change people can make to protect their health is to stop smoking, researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report. A new study adds to the growing body of […]

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Heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet Benefits Heart, Even Without Weight Loss: Study

Heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet Benefits Heart, Even Without Weight Loss: Study

May 2, Men at high risk for heart disease might reduce their “bad” cholesterol by eating a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, even if they don’t lose weight, a small new study suggests. The study included 19 men, aged 24 to 62, with metabolic syndrome, which means they had three or more major risk factors for heart […]

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