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US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police described the location where the children were found as a “makeshift compound” near the community of Amalia in the north of New Mexico Police in the US state of New Mexico have rescued 11 malnourished children who were being kept in squalid conditions in …

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Almost 400 migrants rescued off Spanish coast

Almost 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend as they attempted to make the crossing from Morocco to Spain, Spanish rescue services have said. While the overall numbers of migrants reaching Europe by sea is down from the peak in 2015, Spain has witnessed a steady increase in …

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Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

FLIMS, Switzerland (Reuters) – All 20 people on board were killed when a small vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps, police said on Sunday. Three Austrians and 17 Swiss were on board the trimotor JU-52 aircraft, built in the late 1930’s as a military aircraft and later used to …

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Three dead after strong earthquake hits Indonesia

At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit the popular tourist island of Lombok, near Bali in Indonesia. Dozens more have been injured, while thousands of people were evacuated from buildings to outdoor shelters. Image: At least 39 people have died after an earthquake hit Indonesia …

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