Dozens of migrants missing at sea day after deadly Libya airstrike

Cairo: A boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean Sea and only three passengers are known to have survived the shipwreck the day after an airstrike on a Libyan detention centre killed at least 44 migrants, the UN migration agency said Thursday. The International Organisation for Migration said the boat sank late on Wednesday off the Tunisian […]

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Missing British hiker found dead in New Zealand

British hiker is found dead two weeks after he went missing in New Zealand mountain range, as police reveal he fell while exploring a waterfall Darren Myers vanished two weeks ago and his body was found on Wednesday Search operations had been hampered by rough terrain and snowy weather Police said he appeared to have fallen from a waterfall outside […]

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Indian rescuers to search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas

MUMBAI (Reuters) – An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest peak in India, but were probably hit by a large avalanche, two state government officials said. The rescue effort began on Saturday when the climbers failed to return to base camp, […]

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Family of missing Brazilian model found dead in sea say she was blown into water by 65mph winds and didn't drown saving puppies

THE family of a missing Brazilian model who was found dead in the sea say she was blown into the water by 65mph winds. Reports that Caroline Bittencourt jumped into the sea to rescue her two dogs have been strongly denied by her family and corrected by port authorities. Caroline's body was found near Cigarras Beach, in the northern region […]

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In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – It has been more than a week since Virginia Samuel last saw two of her children. Her family was marooned for four days in the stands of a basketball stadium after Cyclone Idai brought floods along the Buzi River in central Mozambique, where she lived. A helicopter hoisted Samuel to safety with her two youngest boys, […]

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