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Migrant boat sinks off the coast of France, 4 dead

Four people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of northern France. A large search and rescue operation began earlier after the vessel was seen in difficulty near Dunkirk. Two children – aged five and eight – and a man and a woman, believed to be from Iran, have died. Fifteen others […]

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Diesel tank explosion rocks Beirut weeks after port blast, 4 dead

A diesel tank exploded inside a building in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, on Friday night, killing four people and injuring several others, the Lebanese Red Cross has said. The explosion injured more than 30 people. Images showed flames in a street and sounds of people screaming in panic. Lebanese Red Cross head Georges Kettaneh said the […]