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Over 600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean, taken to Sicily

Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…

Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…

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1000 refugees plucked from the Mediterranean

An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.

An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.

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Italy holds first funerals for avalanche dead

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

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Italy avalanche: rescue crews battle worsening weather to find survivors

Despite worsening weather conditions, rescue teams in central Italy say they haven’t given up hope of finding more survivors from a hotel which was completely buried by an…

Despite worsening weather conditions, rescue teams in central Italy say they haven’t given up hope of finding more survivors from a hotel which was completely buried by an…

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Ten found alive in Italy avalanche-hit hotel

Buried under snow for two days, four children and a woman have been pulled from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy flattened by an avalanche.

Buried under snow for two days, four children and a woman have been pulled from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy flattened by an avalanche.

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Tehran building collapse: search for missing firefighters

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

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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.