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A woman is helped after being pulled out by divers from a sunken ship in Jianli, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015.

Hundreds missing after Chinese ship capsizes

Tuesday 2 June 2015 18:25

Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat was hit by a freak tornado.

Hundreds missing after Chinese ship capsizes

Tuesday 2 June 2015 18:25

Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat was hit by a freak tornado.

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Bodies recovered, some trapped in capsized Chinese ship

Tuesday 2 June 2015 07:23

Some passengers are still alive inside the hull of a passenger ship carrying 458 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, that capsized on the Yangtze River.

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UNRWA head laments Palestinian refugee crisis

Tuesday 2 June 2015 06:10

UN's Relief and Works Agency is facing a chronic lack of funding preventing it from meeting the needs of Palestinian refugees, of whom 900 000 Gazans are dependent on food aid.

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Nepal sets up post-quake camps for sexual minorities

Monday 1 June 2015 20:06

When transgender woman Maya K.C. sought help at a relief camp in the ruins of Nepal's capital after a devastating earthquake, she was quickly made to feel as though she did not belong.

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Decomposing body found in Tokyo Station

Monday 1 June 2015 07:41

A worker at Japan's Tokyo Station received an unpleasant shock after opening an abandoned suitcase that no one had claimed for a month, with the decomposing body of a woman inside.

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Joe Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer

Sunday 31 May 2015 17:48

Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer.

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Wary children return to schools after Nepal earthquake

Sunday 31 May 2015 15:17

Thousands of children affected by last month's earthquake in Nepal returned to schools on Sunday.

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Police arrest suspected IS "coordinator" in Bangladesh

Sunday 31 May 2015 10:01

Police in Bangladesh arrested a suspected member of Islamic State (IS) in Dhaka, a senior officer said on Sunday.

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Syrian air raids kill dozens of civilians in north: Monitoring group

Sunday 31 May 2015 05:49

A Syrian air force raid killed at least 59 civilians at a market in a town held by Islamic State militants in northern Syria on Saturday, according to a monitoring group.

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More than 4 200 migrants rescued in Mediterranean as crisis grows

Saturday 30 May 2015 19:54

More than 4 200 migrants trying to reach Europe have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean in the last 24 hours.

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