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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

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At least 18 migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkish coast

Winter weather is not stopping some migrants from trying to get to Europe. At least 18 have drowned after a boat headed for Greece sank off the

Winter weather is not stopping some migrants from trying to get to Europe. At least 18 have drowned after a boat headed for Greece sank off the

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Fourteen dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey's Aegean coast

At least 14 people, including seven children, have died after their small boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast. The fatalities are the latest in the

At least 14 people, including seven children, have died after their small boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast. The fatalities are the latest in the

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Wreckage of missing El Faro cargo ship located

The US Navy says it believes it has found the wreckage of a cargo ship which went missing off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin last month. The El

The US Navy says it believes it has found the wreckage of a cargo ship which went missing off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin last month. The El

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More refugees drown off Greek and Spanish coasts

It has been another deadly start to the weekend with more than 50 bodies of refugees recovered from the sea after failed attempts to get to Europe

It has been another deadly start to the weekend with more than 50 bodies of refugees recovered from the sea after failed attempts to get to Europe

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Migrant crisis: Two children and a man drown near Lesbos

At least three migrants drowned and the Greek coastguard rescued 242 others when their wooden boat sank north of the island of Lesbos on Wednesday

At least three migrants drowned and the Greek coastguard rescued 242 others when their wooden boat sank north of the island of Lesbos on Wednesday

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'No opportunity for Mayday' says Canada whale-watching operator

The operator of a whale-watching boat which sank off the coast of Canada says there was no opportunity to send a Mayday distress call. Five Britons

The operator of a whale-watching boat which sank off the coast of Canada says there was no opportunity to send a Mayday distress call. Five Britons