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  • Wrecked Italian Costa Concordia Begins Final Voyage

    Wrecked Italian Costa Concordia Begins Final Voyage

    Italy's once-luxurious Costa Concordia cruise liner embarked on its last voyage on Wednesday, as tug boats began towing it from island wreck site to scrapyard grave in one of the biggest salvage operations in maritime history.

  • Bosnia Buries 284 War Victims Unearthed From Gruesome Death Pit

    Bosnia Buries 284 War Victims Unearthed From Gruesome Death Pit

    The remains of 284 victims of the Bosnian war were laid to rest on Sunday having been unearthed from what is believed to be the largest mass grave of Europe's worst conflict since World War Two.

  • Operation Starts to Refloat Ill-Fated Italian Cruise Ship

    Operation Starts to Refloat Ill-Fated Italian Cruise Ship

    An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia began on Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.

  • Italian Cruise Ship Hulk to Rise From the Waves

    Italian Cruise Ship Hulk to Rise From the Waves

    An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia was set to begin on Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.

  • US Probes Dozens for Syria Extremists, Urges Cooperation With Europe

    US Probes Dozens for Syria Extremists, Urges Cooperation With Europe

    US Attorney General Eric Holder called on Tuesday for cooperation with Europe to stem the "grave threat" of extremists travelling to Syria, saying dozens of aspiring fighters were being investigated by Washington.

  • A Dying Business: Family Graves in Japan

    A Dying Business: Family Graves in Japan

    Every once in a while, Kumiko Kano meets a group of people with whom she has decided to spend eternity, one of a growing number in Japan who are shunning the expense and commitment of a traditional family grave.

  • 'Iraq Crisis Needs to be Tackled Militarily & Politically': United Nations

    'Iraq Crisis Needs to be Tackled Militarily & Politically': United Nations

    The advance of the Al-Qaeda splinter group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its allies towards Baghdad appears to have been "stalled" but the "grave" situation in Iraq needs to be dealt with militarily as well as politically, a top UN o...

  • Five Years After Death, Michael Jackson's Fortunes Blooming

    Five Years After Death, Michael Jackson's Fortunes Blooming

    Michael Jackson fans will place flowers on his grave in Los Angeles this week to mark the fifth anniversary of his death, but half a decade on, the pop icon's financial fortunes are positively blooming.

  • 31 Bodies Found in Mexico Mass Grave

    31 Bodies Found in Mexico Mass Grave

    The bodies of 31 people, some mutilated, have been exhumed from a mass grave in Veracruz, a stronghold of the Zetas, one of Mexico's most bloodthirsty cartels, a military official said.

  • Pope, Anglican Leader Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

    Pope, Anglican Leader Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

    Pope Francis and Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury committed their Churches on Monday to work more closely together to fight "the grave evil" of human trafficking and modern slavery.

  • 'One Second We Were Taking Pictures, Then it Was All Over'

    'One Second We Were Taking Pictures, Then it Was All Over'

    As I walked into Hotel River Bank in this sleepy town of Mandi, despite the scrum of cameras, reporters and politicians, there was a sense of grave quiet. This is where 24 students from Hyderabad are staying while they wait for news of their classmat...

  • Irish Examining Possibility of Other Mass Baby Graves

    Irish Examining Possibility of Other Mass Baby Graves

    Irish officials will investigate if the mass grave for almost 800 babies discovered near a home for unmarried mothers run by nuns is an isolated case, Prime Minister Enda Kenny said on Thursday.

  • 800 'Forgotten' Babies Buried in Mass Grave at Irish Catholic Home

    800 'Forgotten' Babies Buried in Mass Grave at Irish Catholic Home

    Almost 800 babies and children were buried in a mass grave in Ireland near a home for unmarried mothers run by nuns, new research showed, throwing more light on the Irish Catholic Church's troubled past.

  • My Kingdom For a Grave: Court Rules on Richard III Burial Site

    My Kingdom For a Grave: Court Rules on Richard III Burial Site

    British judges on Friday finally ended a bitter debate over the burial of king Richard III, ruling that his remains should be laid to rest in a cathedral in the city where they were found under a car park.

  • Google, Facebook, Others Urge FCC to Scrap 'Net Neutrality' Plan

    Google, Facebook, Others Urge FCC to Scrap 'Net Neutrality' Plan

    More than 100 tech firms have written to the FCC warning of a "grave threat to the Internet."

  • Over 2,000 Killed in Afghanistan Landslides

    Over 2,000 Killed in Afghanistan Landslides

    Local leaders have suggested that the whole area be treated as a mass grave because the chances of finding survivors from beneath the layers of mud were unlikely.

  • Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at the grave of Bismillah Khan

    Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at the grave of Bismillah Khan

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal today prayed and offered flowers at the grave of shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan at Dargha -E-Fatmaan in Sigra in Varanasi.

  • Blog: Attacked on Twitter for my column on Modi

    Blog: Attacked on Twitter for my column on Modi

    A Modi regime, I noted, would have potentially grave consequences both for a plural India and a Britain which has a substantial Asian population. I did not call, as has been widely reported, for Britain to sever links with India.

  • BJP's 'communal agenda' grave threat to country's unity: Sonia Gandhi

    BJP's 'communal agenda' grave threat to country's unity: Sonia Gandhi

    Attacking BJP's manifesto containing contentious Hindutva issues, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said their 'communal agenda' was a 'grave threat' to the country's unity and integrity.

  • China's tomb day: With no body, how to mourn?

    China's tomb day: With no body, how to mourn?

    The Li family wonders how to spend on Saturday's annual Tomb-Sweeping Day. The three Li brothers usually visit their mother's grave in their rugged village in northeast China, but absent this year is the youngest brother - a passenger aboard the miss...

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