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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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Boat sinks carrying Indonesian migrant workers home from Malaysia

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

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'Indifference is killing people': Italy calls for help while marking migrant remembrance day

Italians on Lampedusa have marked the first official remembrance day for migrants, three years after a shipwreck half a mile from shore claimed the lives of more than 360 people seeking safety in…

Italians on Lampedusa have marked the first official remembrance day for migrants, three years after a shipwreck half a mile from shore claimed the lives of more than 360 people seeking safety in…

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Egypt migrant boat sinking: number of dead surpasses 200

At least 33 more bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat which sank off the Egyptian coast last week, raising the confirmed number of dead to 202.

At least 33 more bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat which sank off the Egyptian coast last week, raising the confirmed number of dead to 202.

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Four dead after two boats collide near the Greek island of Aegina close to Athens

At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.

At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.

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Migrant death toll in Mediterranean over past week 'rises to 880'

The Mediterranean has seen its most deadly week of 2016 with more than 880 migrants believed to have drowned in shipwrecks off the Libyan…

The Mediterranean has seen its most deadly week of 2016 with more than 880 migrants believed to have drowned in shipwrecks off the Libyan…

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Hundreds of migrants drown at sea in series of shipwrecks

At least 700 migrants drown in past week 13,000 are rescued Spring weather brings surge in Mediteranean crossings The bodies of 45 migrants have been brought ashore at the Italian port of Reggio…

At least 700 migrants drown in past week 13,000 are rescued Spring weather brings surge in Mediteranean crossings The bodies of 45 migrants have been brought ashore at the Italian port of Reggio…

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20 rescued from inflatable boat in the Channel

The alarm was raised late on Saturday, a search-and-rescue helicopter and lifeboats were dispatched from English and French ports.

The alarm was raised late on Saturday, a search-and-rescue helicopter and lifeboats were dispatched from English and French ports.

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New video footage: overcrowded migrant boat capsizing

New video footage shows an overcrowded fishing boat capsizing off the Libyan coast sending migrants tumbling into the sea.

New video footage shows an overcrowded fishing boat capsizing off the Libyan coast sending migrants tumbling into the sea.

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Divers uncover shipwreck treasure trove in Israel

Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient

Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient

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More evidence points to 500 deaths off Libyan coast

More light has been thrown on a still-unconfirmed migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean, but survivors picked up by a merchant ship just landed in

More light has been thrown on a still-unconfirmed migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean, but survivors picked up by a merchant ship just landed in

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Kon-Tiki crew rescued off coast of Chile

The Chilean Navy has rescued 14 crew members from two rafts that were swept up in strong currents off the country's coast.

The Chilean Navy has rescued 14 crew members from two rafts that were swept up in strong currents off the country's coast.

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Migrant crisis: 25 drown off Turkish coast including many children

At least 13 children and 12 adults are reported drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the west coast of Turkey. The Aegean Sea’s

At least 13 children and 12 adults are reported drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the west coast of Turkey. The Aegean Sea’s

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The challenges of preventing migrant deaths in the Aegean Sea

Each day since the start of the year around 2,000 migrants have arrived on the Greek coast. At this rate the numbers for those who made the perilous

Each day since the start of the year around 2,000 migrants have arrived on the Greek coast. At this rate the numbers for those who made the perilous

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Final bid to salvage drifting cargo ship off French coast

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

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Huge storms batter Biscay, Ireland, Norway

Salvage teams on Friday managed to reach a Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, which had been drifting in the Bay of Biscay. Spanish rescue helicopters

Salvage teams on Friday managed to reach a Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, which had been drifting in the Bay of Biscay. Spanish rescue helicopters

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Stricken timber freighter drifts towards French coast

French coastguards are scratching their heads as to how to prevent a freighter loaded with timber from Gabon from wrecking itself on the Atlantic

French coastguards are scratching their heads as to how to prevent a freighter loaded with timber from Gabon from wrecking itself on the Atlantic

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900 migrants reach Italy as Renzi vows to support Libyan gov

After three nights on a Norwegian rescue ship, some 900 migrants disembarked in the Italian port city of Palermo early on Monday morning. More than

After three nights on a Norwegian rescue ship, some 900 migrants disembarked in the Italian port city of Palermo early on Monday morning. More than