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World’s oldest man, Auschwitz survivor Yisrael Kristal dies

World’s oldest man, Auschwitz survivor Yisrael Kristal dies

Image copyright AFP Image caption Yisrael Kristal, the world’s oldest man, has died at the age of 113 The world’s oldest man – the only member of his immediate family to survive the Holocaust – has died at the age of 113. Polish-born Yisrael Kristal died on Friday, a month before he was due to […]

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors from Wednesday’s incident found on a beach by IOM staff in Shabwa, Yemen At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned were thought to be teenagers originating from Somalia and Ethiopia. Hundreds of migrants were forced from a […]

Egypt trains collide in Alexandria, killing many

Egypt trains collide in Alexandria, killing many

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a collision involving two passenger trains in northern Egypt, health officials say. One train was travelling from Cairo and the other from Port Said when they hit head-on in the northern coastal city of Alexandria, local media report. Emergency teams are at the […]

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors from Wednesday’s incident found on a beach by IOM staff in Shabwa, Yemen At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned were thought to be teenagers originating from Somalia and Ethiopia. Hundreds of migrants were forced from a […]

Saudi singer arrested for dabbing

Saudi singer arrested for dabbing

Image copyright NCNC A popular singer has been arrested for “dabbing” during a concert in south-west Saudi Arabia. Abdallah Al Shahani, a TV host, actor, and Saudi national, was performing the dance move, which involves a person tucking their head into the crook of their arm, at a music festival in the city of Taif […]

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors from Wednesday’s incident found on a beach by IOM staff in Shabwa, Yemen At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned were thought to be teenagers originating from Somalia and Ethiopia. Hundreds of migrants were forced from a […]

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors from Wednesday’s incident found on a beach by IOM staff in Shabwa, Yemen At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned were thought to be teenagers originating from Somalia and Ethiopia. Hundreds of migrants were forced from a […]

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Yemen migrants killed in ‘second deliberate drowning’

Image copyright IOM Image caption Survivors from Wednesday’s incident found on a beach by IOM staff in Shabwa, Yemen At least 19 migrants have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN’s migration agency says. Many of the drowned were thought to be teenagers originating from Somalia and Ethiopia. Hundreds of migrants were forced from a […]

Smuggler blamed for mass drowning

Smuggler blamed for mass drowning

Image copyright IOM Image caption The survivors were found by IOM staff on a beach in Shabwa, Yemen At least 29 teenage migrants were deliberately drowned by a people smuggler in Yemen, the UN’s migration agency says. They were among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea by the smuggler […]

Iran’s Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism

Iran’s Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Ms Ebtekar has been reappointed as a vice-president Iran President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three women as vice-presidents and one as a civil rights assistant following criticism of his all-male cabinet. Iran’s 12 vice-presidents run organisations linked to the presidency. There has been only one female cabinet member since Iran’s […]