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News in Brief 09 August 2017 (PM)

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A person walks amid destroyed buildings and rubble in Tabqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria. Photo: UNICEF/Souleiman

Up to 25,000 civilians still trapped in Raqqa with no access to aid

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The Tangled Politics of Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Since the early 1990s, North Africa has served as a jumping point for migrants trying to reach Europe. Then, as now, these are mixed migration routes where refugees and asylum seekers travel side by side …

Earthquake in Turkey and Greece leaves at least two dead in Kos, 200 injured

NNA – A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 has killed at least two people on the island of Kos and injured 200 in Greek and Turkish coastal towns.

The quake struck near major tourist destinations …

U.S. destroyer almost foundered after collision, bodies found: Seventh Fleet

NNA – The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the …

USS Fitzgerald: missing sailors found dead in flooded area of ship

NNA – The bodies of some of the seven US navy sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship off the east coast of Japan have been found.

US and Japanese ships and …

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