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US hostage killed during rescue attempt in Yemen

A US journalist and a South African teacher held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed alongside 10 of their captors during a rescue attempt by US and Yemeni forces, senior officials said on Saturday. US Secretary of State Jo

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Bahrain maritime force rescues sailors as boat sinks

Eight sailors who were lost at sea for 30 hours after their cargo ship sank have been rescued by a Bahrain-based maritime force. The search was conducted by the Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151), which is part of the Juffair-based

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Two missing Emiratis rescued from the desert

A search and rescue helicopter at Sharjah Air Wing Section found two young Emiratis who had gone missing after their vehicle had broken down in the desert sands of the central region of Sharjah. The Sharjah Air Wing Section, an affiliat

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Italy firm sets terms for Alitalia-Etihad deal

Poste Italiane will only invest more money in Alitalia if it avoids taking on the airline's past liabilities, three sources close to the matter said on Monday, a condition likely to hamper a rescue deal with

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Italy rescues 4,000 migrants; 19 killed

Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday, which has rescued more than 4,000 migrants in the last three d

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Oman fund in Bulgaria bank rescue talks

Oman's sovereign wealth fund held talks with the Bulgarian government and central bank on Tuesday about recapitalising Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank) , Oman's honorary consul in Sofia told Reuters. His comment was th

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Cyclone Phailin pounds India, loss of life limited

Cyclone Phailin powered its way inland over eastern India on Sunday leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after more than half a million people sought safety in storm shelters. Phailin was the stron

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Bahrain plans rescue helicopter service

Bahrain plans to start an emergency helicopter service soon to ensure speedy transport of patients and injured people to medical centres and hospitals across the kingdom, said the kingdom's health minister. Sadiq Al Shehabi sa

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Greece 'may need $66 billion'

Greece might need a third international rescue package worth 50 billion euros ($66 billion) in 2015, the German weekly magazine Spiegel said yesterday. The troika of creditors - the European Union, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the I

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G20 inches toward $2 trillion rescue fund

Germany is easing its opposition to a bigger European bailout fund, officials said, smoothing the way for the world's leading economies to secure nearly $2 trillion in firepower to prevent further fallout from the euro-zone's sovereign deb

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