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French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods

...halting car and train traffic Sunday along the mud-drenched Mediterranean coast.Victims were found dead in a retirement home, campsites...flooded tracks, and traffic remained stopped along the Mediterranean coast between Nice and Toulon all day Sunday. Several roads...
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Struggle to ID migrant dead

...relatives of those dying now in similar accidents in the Mediterranean.Months of anguish over whether their loved one's body...of Sept. 1, at least 364,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe this year. More than 2,800 have died, or are...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...claimed responsibility for those bombings and shootings.Putin ordered the Russian missile cruiser Moskva, currently in the Mediterranean, to start cooperating with the French military "as allies" on operations in Syria. He said a French aircraft carrier...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...Jens Stoltenberg said.In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the missile cruiser Moskva, currently in the Mediterranean, to start cooperating with the French military on operations in Syria. His order came as Russian warplanes fired cruise...
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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

ROME - A fishing boat crowded with migrants overturned Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Libya as rescuers approached, and the Italian coast guard and Irish navy said at least 367 people were saved, although 25...
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Voters' apathy influences Egypt's legislative election

...began voting Saturday and will continue Sunday, where voting was underway in 14 Egyptian provinces, including Giza and the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria. Voting in Egypt's 13 other provinces, including the capital Cairo, will be Nov. 22-23...
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Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

...northwestern Syria, strategic regions that are the gateway to President Bashar Assad's strongholds in Damascus, and along the Mediterranean coast where Russia has a naval base.The Russian airstrikes strikes appear to have emboldened Syrian troops to launch the...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...focused on the northwestern and central provinces - gateways to the heartland of Assad's power in the capital and on the Mediterranean coast. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Tunisia that most of the Russian airstrikes "do not target...
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Refugee surge raises concern about militants

...Schindler with the newspaper Bild, where he said "it is still unlikely that terrorists would attempt to recklessly cross the Mediterranean in a boat to get to Europe. They could do that with false or stolen papers and a plane ticket much more easily." Neither...
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Long, winding road to Europe turns messy

...journey to be done."The International Organization for Migration reported Thursday that 432,761 people have entered via Mediterranean routes, either from Libya to Italy or from Turkey to Greece, so far this year. That shattered previous forecasts that...
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