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115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

SOS Mediterranean, European Organization for the rescue of lives in the Mediterranean, on Saturday morning rescued 115 African migrants from an overcrowded fragile rubber boat in distress off Libyan coast. Among those rescued were 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors. They are safely aboard safe in board the ship, Aquarius.

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Pilots punished for drawing a massive penis in the sky

Two pilots have been punished after they drew a massive penis in the sky over Washington State. Exactly what that punishment was is not being revealed but they are said to have been allowed to keep their jobs as pilots, according to the Military Times. Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander …

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‘We drank our urine and fuel to survive’ – Nigerian-Libya returnees narrate horrific experiences

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, 153 Nigerian migrants, including men, women, and children returned from Libya aboard a Libyan chartered flight at about 9:15pm, just two days after 239 Nigerian were returned following the ongoing slave trade crisis. Out of the 153 Nigerian migrants who returned on Thursday, a few …

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Indonesia: Bali airport set to reopen after volcanology agency lowers alert

Indonesian authorities said the airport in the resort island of Bali will reopen on Wednesday after a volcanic eruption had shut the facility for the past two days. The volcanology agency lowered the aviation alert to orange from the highest red, Arie Ahsanurrohim, spokesman for Bali airport, said in a …

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The world’s largest aircraft just tore itself apart in a field


The world’s largest aircraft suffered more problems over the weekend when it slipped free from its mooring mast before automatically tearing apart and coming to rest in a crumpled heap in a field. Two people sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. It’s the second disaster to hit …

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Funeral for 26 teenage Nigerian girls who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea ongoing in Salerno, Southern Italy (Photos)

The funerals for the 26 teenage Nigerian migrant girls is ongoing in Salerno, Southern Italy, where a day of mourning has been declared. Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of the  girls, who were found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea. According to …

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