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Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe

May 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Dramatic footage emerged Tuesday May 5, 2015, filmed by a crew member, showing a Mediterranean Sea rescue of migrants on a sinking rubber boat desperately clambering up ropes and a ladder from the cargo ship Zeran that came to their aid on May 3, 2015, in the sea between Libya and Sicily. Five bodies were [&hellip...

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Australian stocks rise as investors await central bank

May 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 8. 2014 photo shows a Wall Street address on the side of a building in New York. U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, May 4, 2015, pushing stocks to record levels, as investors assessed corporate earnings. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)...

Nepal’s wrenching choices: ‘I feel like I could die anytime’

May 4, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 30, 2015 photo, a Nepalese woman and a child walk past damaged houses in Kathmandu, Nepal. Although fear has driven many to relatives’ homes in the countryside or kept them in tents or under tarps that have been raised in vacant lots amid...

With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

May 4, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Women and children who were rescued by Nigerian soldiers from Boko Haram extremists at Sambisa Forest register their names upon their arrival at a refugee camp in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday May 2, 2015. They were among a group of 275 people rescued from the...

Britain has a new princess _ and eagerly awaits her name

May 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Britain’s Prince William, left, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, hold their newborn daughter as they as they leave St. Mary’s Hospital’s exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday...

Afghan trial in mob killing that sparked outrage begins

May 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Defendants attend their trial at the Primary Court in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the mob killing of an Afghan woman began in the capital, Kabul, on Saturday. The...

Tunisia’s neglected youth find their voice in hip hop, rap

May 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Jan.10, 2015, female break dancer Safa Meftahi, right, dances to a beat mixed by DJ Gamra (background) at a youth-organized hip hop conference in Sousse, Tunisia. Tunisian youth are getting out their message of rage about life on the...

Oyez! Town crier at royal baby birth captures attention

May 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Tony Appleton, a town crier, announces to the assembled media the birth of the royal baby, outside the Lindo Wing, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said...

Thai police dig up 26 bodies at suspected trafficking camp

May 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Thai police officials measure a shallow grave in Padang Besar, Songkhla province, southern Thailand, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Police officials in Thailand trekked into the mountains to dig up shallow graves Saturday, after the grim discovery of an abandoned...

Moments of joy in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake

May 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Krishna Devi Khadka is carried on a stretcher after being rescued from a building that collapsed in Saturday’s earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Police in Kathmandu confirmed that rescuers dug out Khadka, a woman in her 20s from the...