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12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman

16 hours ago   |   Time

A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged...
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Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches

1 day ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean's warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that is strewn with...
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Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably...
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Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably...
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Turkey to send fourth ship to eastern Mediterranean -energy minister

2 days ago   |   National Post

ANKARA - Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Tuesday.
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Foreigners are snapping up real estate in a tiny Mediterranean island to get EU citizenship, and it highlights the significance of second passports as status symbols among the wealthy

Foreigners are snapping up real estate in a tiny Mediterranean island to get EU citizenship, and it highlights the significance of second passports as status symbols among the wealthy

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Malta has one of the strongest real-estate markets in the world, reported The Wall Street Journal . The draws of Malta are plenty: great weather, government incentives for...
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Libya says it intercepts boat with 53 migrants off coast

5 days ago   |   ABC News

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying 53 African migrants bound for Europe, including 10 women and a child, off its Mediterranean coast
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UN agencies urge return of EU countries' search, rescue vessels into Mediterranean

UN agencies urge return of EU countries' search, rescue vessels into Mediterranean

6 days ago   |   RT


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Libya says 23 Europe-bound migrants intercepted off coast

6 days ago   |   ABC News

Libya's coast guard says it intercepted a vessel carrying 23 Europe-bound migrants, including two women, off the country's Mediterranean coast
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UN agencies seek 'new approach' to Libya migrant crisis

7 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

GENEVA - The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are making a joint call for a "new approach" among countries to solve a migration crisis affecting Libya and the often-deadly...
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Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

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Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

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Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

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Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

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House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...