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June 28, 2018 8:47 AM A Market Fire in Kenya’s Capital Leaves at Least 15 Dead

(NAIROBI) — A fire has swept one of Nairobi’s largest open air markets, killing 15 and sending 70 injured to hospitals, said an official. Nairobi County Commissioner Kangethe Thuku said six bodies have been recovered and and nine are stuck in a building and must be retrieved. Rescue teams are searching for more bodies and survivors in the Gikomba market 59

June 27, 2018 4:10 PM Lebanon says UNHCR residence visas depend on Syria refugee plan

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon will resume processing residency applications for staff of the United Nations refugee agency when it and other U.N. bodies submit a “clear” plan to return Syrian refugees, a senior official said on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil announced a freeze on residency visa applications for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees 46

June 25, 2018 4:55 AM Libyan coastguard picks up almost 1,000 migrants in one day

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan coastguards picked up 948 African migrants on inflatable boats in several operations and also recovered 10 bodies on Sunday, officials and a witness at a naval base said. The operations brings the number, since last week, of mainly African migrants trying to head to Italy but brought back to Libya to almost 2,000. The western 69

June 25, 2018 2:00 AM World's Ugliest Dog title goes to English bulldog named Zsa Zsa

An English bulldog with an underbite and muscular, rounded front legs won the 30th annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest on Saturday night. The 9-year-old winner, named Zsa Zsa, was found via a pet-finding site by owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minn., according to a biography supplied for the contest. Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, won the World's Ugliest 83

June 20, 2018 3:17 AM Indonesia agency revises up number missing in Sumatra ferry sinking to 180

TIGARAS, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia’s search and rescue agency has revised up the number of passengers missing after a ferry sank in Lake Toba on Sumatra island this week to 180 from around 130 estimated earlier, an official from the agency told Reuters on Wednesday. The new figure for the number missing is three times the ferry’s capacity. Budiawan 54

June 16, 2018 8:28 PM 'Worst Devastation I've Seen.' Angelina Jolie Visits Mosul a Year After Liberation From ISIS

Jolie — a special envoy for UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency — called on the international community to help rebuild and stabilize the Iraqi city, where she said many people still have no running water, medicine or assistance to rebuild their homes. “This is the worst devastation I’ve seen in all my years with UNHCR,” Jolie said in a video shared 84

June 16, 2018 1:24 PM Spain rescues more than 900 boat migrants, finds four bodies

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s coast guard rescued 933 migrants and found four dead bodies in the Mediterranean Friday and Saturday, as the country prepared for the arrival of a charity rescue ship that was denied a port by Italy and Malta. The number of people fleeing poverty and conflict by boat to Spain doubled last year and is likely to rise again in 2018, according 64

June 16, 2018 11:35 AM Spain saves 825 migrants, prepares to receive Aquarius boat

MADRID – Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 825 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The service says it pulled the migrants from a total of 69 different boats its rescue craft intercepted throughout Friday and Saturday morning after 48

June 10, 2018 10:24 AM Spain rescues 334 migrants from Mediterranean, finds 4 dead

Spain rescues 334 migrants from Mediterranean, finds 4 dead Spain's maritime rescue service has saved 334 migrants and recovered four bodies from boats it intercepted trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The rescue service says its patrol craft reached nine different boats carrying migrants that had left from African shores throughout 74

June 8, 2018 4:58 PM How Jesus died: Ancient crucifixion victim offers new clues

New analysis of a heel bone found in Gavello, near Venice, in 2007 may offer fresh insight into Roman crucifixions, the brutal execution method used to execute Jesus Christ. The discovery of an ancient skeleton in northern Italy could shed new light on brutal Roman crucifixions. There is relatively little archaeological evidence of crucifixions, the method 128