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34 migrants found drowned off Libya, 1,800 rescued

/ May 25, 2017

34 migrants found drowned off Libya, 1,800 rescued

The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded smugglers’ boat capsized Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said. “Many of the bodies are ...

Trump vows to champion peace after 'fantastic' talk with pope

/ May 25, 2017

Trump vows to champion peace after 'fantastic' talk with pope

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his U.S. presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis, before heading into a high-stakes summit of the world’s biggest military alliance. Meeting for the first time, the president and the pontiff sidestepped deep differences over issues ...

May 24, 2017

Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflict: UNICEF

Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa threaten the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the United Nation’s children agency said in a report Wednesday. From cholera in Yemen to attacks on hospitals ...