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Italy:Italian coast guards find 25 dead bodies of refugees

Monday, August 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 1,2011
ROME, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) — Italian coast guards on Monday found 25 dead bodies of refugees on a boat, which carried 268 people upon arrival at the country’s southernmost island of Lampedusa, the local ANSA news agency reported. Read more…

Drought victims :World Bank to aid 500 mln dollars to fight drought in NE. Africa

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011
WASHINGTON, July 25 (Xinhua) — The World Bank announced Monday to provide more than 500 million U.S. dollars to help drought victims in Northeast of Africa — the Horn of Africa. Read more…