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Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak

Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak Fri, 03 Jun, 2016

Paris' world-famous Louvre and Musee d'Orsay museums shut on Friday to rush valuable artworks out of their basements, as the rain-swollen River Seine reached its highest level in three decades.
Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island of Crete

Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island of Crete Fri, 03 Jun, 2016

At least four people have died and a desperate effort was underway Friday to find hundreds more believed missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete, the coastguard said.
World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland Wed, 01 Jun, 2016

The world's longest tunnel officially opened on Wednesday, with the trailblazing rail passage under the Swiss Alps aiming to ease transit through the heart of Europe.
Germany expects to see 100,000 migrants leave this year

Germany expects to see 100,000 migrants leave this year Wed, 01 Jun, 2016

Germany expects up to 100,000 undocumented migrants to leave the country in 2016, a number Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere Wednesday hailed as high but insufficient after last year's record influx.
French vessel detects signals likely from EgyptAir jet black box

French vessel detects signals likely from EgyptAir jet black box Wed, 01 Jun, 2016

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals believed to originate from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday.
More than 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean this week - UN

More than 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean this week - UN Sun, 29 May, 2016

At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday.
Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers

Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers Sun, 29 May, 2016

Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
Vintage plane crashes in New York's Hudson River, body recovered

Vintage plane crashes in New York's Hudson River, body recovered Sat, 28 May, 2016

A World War Two-era plane crashed on Friday in New York City's Hudson River off Manhattan and a body was recovered from inside the aircraft, authorities said.
Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima

Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima Fri, 27 May, 2016

Barack Obama became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima on Friday, laying a wreath at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and invigorate efforts to end nuclear arms.
Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp

Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp Tue, 24 May, 2016

 Hundreds of Greek police on Tuesday began clearing the squalid Idomeni camp, a migrant flashpoint on the Macedonia border where thousands of people have been camped out for more than three months.
EgyptAir flight data show smoke alerts before crash

EgyptAir flight data show smoke alerts before crash Sat, 21 May, 2016

Egyptian authorities were investigating reports late Friday that there was smoke on the doomed EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo shortly before it crashed into the Mediterranean.
Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet Fri, 20 May, 2016

Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean.
EgyptAir jet missing after mid-air plunge, Greeks find floating objects

EgyptAir jet missing after mid-air plunge, Greeks find floating objects Thu, 19 May, 2016

An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean south of Greece on Thursday, with Athens saying the plane swerved in mid-air before plunging from cruising height and vanishing.
Top China official visit stirs anger in Hong Kong

Top China official visit stirs anger in Hong Kong Tue, 17 May, 2016

One of China's most powerful officials lands in Hong Kong Tuesday in an attempt to build bridges in the divided city, but the trip has already stirred anger among opponents.
Peru expels British woman convicted of drug trafficking

Peru expels British woman convicted of drug trafficking Sat, 14 May, 2016

 Authorities in Peru said they will expel a British woman in prison since 2013 after being convicted of trafficking cocaine.

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