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Desperate search for survivors of avalanche-hit hotel in Italy continues into the night

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

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Italy: rescue teams hampered by heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

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Flight MH370: underwater search suspended

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended, nearly three years after it disappeared.

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended, nearly three years after it disappeared.

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20 stuck left dangling on Australian roller coaster

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.

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Search resumes for Indonesia ferry fire victims

The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of

The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of

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Italian Coast Guard rescues 192 migrants

The Italian Coast Guard rescued 192 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday (11/12), also recovering six bodies during the operation.

The Italian Coast Guard rescued 192 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday (11/12), also recovering six bodies during the operation.

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HyQ - the four-legged robot for disaster zones

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

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"We're Italians, we come to help you"

Up close and personal with the latest group of migrants found drifting in the Mediterranean.

Up close and personal with the latest group of migrants found drifting in the Mediterranean.

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IOM records big surge in migrants arriving in Italy

Figures from the International Organisation for Migration suggest there was a big surge in migrant arrivals in Italy between the 14th and the 20th of November.

Figures from the International Organisation for Migration suggest there was a big surge in migrant arrivals in Italy between the 14th and the 20th of November.

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New Zealand's islands moved two metres closer together by tremor

Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.

Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.

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Rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

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18 killed in Indonesia boat accident

At least 18 people have been killed and more than 40 are still missing in Indonesia after the speedboat they were on capsized.

At least 18 people have been killed and more than 40 are still missing in Indonesia after the speedboat they were on capsized.

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Religious art rescue

A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…

A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…

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Italy's 'quake' dog rescue

Video has emerged of a rescue among the rubble in central Italy following Sunday’s (Oct 30) earthquake.

Video has emerged of a rescue among the rubble in central Italy following Sunday’s (Oct 30) earthquake.

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More tremors predicted after Italy's latest earthquake

Thousands of people are in temporary accommodation after the fiercest quake in over a quarter of a century hit the central region at the weekend.

Thousands of people are in temporary accommodation after the fiercest quake in over a quarter of a century hit the central region at the weekend.

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Over 300 Italy-bound migrants are rescued at sea

Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) on Tuesday rescued 342 migrants, including women and children, who were trying to reach Italy.

Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) on Tuesday rescued 342 migrants, including women and children, who were trying to reach Italy.

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Train crash in Cameroon kills more than 50 people

Fifty-five dead and 575 injured are the provisional casualty figures following a train derailment in Cameroon.

Fifty-five dead and 575 injured are the provisional casualty figures following a train derailment in Cameroon.