Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

World / Social Issues Jul 10, 2019

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Forty-four migrants, including women and children, plucked from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean arrived in Malta Tuesday after charity boat Alan Kurdi handed the shipwreck victims over to the Maltese coast guard on the high-seas. Malta agreed to take in those rescued by the ...

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

World / Social Issues Jul 5, 2019

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

A sailboat belonging to Italian charity Mediterranea has rescued 54 people including pregnant women and children in distress off the Libyan coast, the charity said on Thursday. "All 54 survivors have been rescued and are now aboard," Mediterranea, which is made up of left-wing activists, ...

Clermont routs Top League All-Stars in charity match

Rugby Feb 2, 2019

Clermont routs Top League All-Stars in charity match

A select team from Japan's Top League lost to French Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne 50-29 on Saturday. The charity match at Gifu Memorial Center Nagaragawa Stadium raised funds for community reconstruction from natural disasters in Japan, including the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in ...

Pregnant Meghan laughs off 'fat lady' comment on charity visit

World Jan 17, 2019

Pregnant Meghan laughs off 'fat lady' comment on charity visit

A stranger's comment on one's growing stomach may not always be welcome but a pregnant Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, took it all in her stride on Wednesday when a pensioner called her "a fat lady. Prince Harry's wife, who told well-wishers this week she ...