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Dangerous Mediterranean crossing killed record number of migrants in 2015

Sokratis - Jan 02, 2016

More than 3,770 migrants and refugees died in 2015 trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea, making the…

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Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

Ukraine, which marks Christmas on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition, has embarked upon a national debate about whether…

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Germany shuts train stations, Europe heightens security

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

Europe ushered in the New Year with heightened security fears on Friday as German police evacuated two train stations in…

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Fireworks and festivities usher in 2016 around the globe

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

The start of 2016 has been celebrated in style around the world. In Paris, the Champs Elysees was at the…

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Fire breaks out at Dubai hotel ahead of New Year celebration

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

Fire has broken out in the Address Downton Hotel in Dubai close to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building,…

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Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

An airliner bound for Canada was forced to make an emergency landing after severe turbulence on a flights injured 21…