2017 shows no sign of departures slowing with 2,300 migrants registered in Italy since January 1 [Yannis Behrakis/Reuters]

180 missing people presumed dead after shipwreck

East African survivors from latest disaster off Libyan coast recount harrowing details from Saturday's sinking. by Al Jazeera Four people are dead and nearly 180 are missing, presumed dead, after a ship capsized in the Mediterranean on Saturday, … [Read More...]

The UN ranks the conflict in Yemen as one of the world's worst humanitarian crises [Reuters]

Death toll in Yemen conflict passes 10,000

UN humanitarian aid office says 40,000 people also injured in the conflict while 10 million need 'urgent assistance'. by Al Jazeera The United Nations' humanitarian aid official in Yemen has said that the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year … [Read More...]



Muthalik banned from entering Goa for 60 days

Panaji: Sri Ram Sene leader Pramod Muthalik and his associates have been banned from entering poll-bound Goa for 60 days beginning tomorrow as authorities fear "serious law and order problems" if they are allowed to enter the state during the … [Read More...]

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