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Tremors worsen on New Zealand volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies

12 December, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday heightened the risk of another massive eruption, preventing the recovery of bodies two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash. Six people were killed in Monday’s explosion at White Island, which lies some … Read More


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Mallorca island: At least seven killed in copter-plane collision in mid-air

08 August, 2019 2:45 am 2:45 am

MALLORCA, Spain – A helicopter and an ultralight plane collided mid-air in Spanish island Mallorca, killing at least seven people including two minors. The crash took place near Inca, in the north of the popular tourist island off the coast of mainland Spain. Two of the victims were under 18, the regional government said. Five … Read More


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Rohingya should move to island to avoid landslides: Bangladesh minister

04 April, 2019 7:30 pm 7:30 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are at risk from landslides in the coming monsoon season and should be relocated to a remote island, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday, a move opposed by many refugees. Bangladesh wants to move 100,000 of the nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslims sheltered in cramped camps in … Read More