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Italy bridge: Bridge rescuers search into the night in Genoa

Last edited 14th August 2018

Rescuers in the northwest Italian city of Genoa are searching into the night for possible survivors after the dramatic collapse of a motorway bridge.


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Arms Depot Blast in Syria's Idlib Province Kills 39 - Monitor

Last edited 12th August 2018

At least 39 people - including 12 children - have been killed in a blast that brought down a building in Syria's mainly rebel-held north-western province of Idlib, reports say.The building in the Sarmada town is said to have contained munitions belonging to an arms trafficker.


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Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on bus kills 29 children

Last edited 9th August 2018

At least 29 children have been killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.


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Anti-Trafficking Group Launches Fundraising Appeal After Government Funding Loss

Last edited 5th August 2018

ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) has launched an urgent fundraising appeal after the Federal Government revealed that it will discontinue its funding this year.


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Three foreigners kidnapped and killed in Kabul

Last edited 2nd August 2018

Three foreign nationals have been kidnapped and murdered in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.


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Machu Picchu train crash injures tourists

Last edited 2nd August 2018

About 15 tourists have been injured near Machu Picchu in Peru after two passenger trains collided on Tuesday, local authorities say.


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Pope: Do not Throw Away Left Over Food

Last edited 30th July 2018

At the Angelus in St. Peter's Square, the Pope recalled that Jesus, after the miracle of the multiplication of loaves and fishes, and feeding thousands of people, asked that the leftovers be collected and not be thrown away.


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Syria war: IS 'Seized Women and Children' in Sweida Attack

Last edited 30th July 2018

Islamic State (IS) militants are holding more than 30 women and children hostage in south-western Syria, a monitor and local media say.


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Indonesia Earthquake: 14 Dead on Tourist Island of Lombok

Last edited 29th July 2018

A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 14 people. The 6.4 magnitude quake hit the central island of Lombok just before 07:00 local time (00:00 GMT) on Sunday.


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Greek Fires: Blaze that Killed 83 'Caused by Arson'

Last edited 26th July 2018

Greece has "serious indications" that a fire that killed at least 83 people near Athens earlier this week was started deliberately, Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas says.


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