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Italian helicopter scrambles to save 450 migrants abandoned in rough seas

rew winches sailors on board to secure merchant ship Vessel apparently left by traffickers to drift towards Italian coast  Italian emergency services help migrants from the ship Blue Sky M, which was left on autopilot by people smugglers. Photograph: Nunzio … read more »

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Russia resumes South Africa seafood imports

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa will resume seafood exports to Russia for the first time in almost two decades as Moscow looks elsewhere for food sources following Western sanctions over Ukraine. Russia gave 12 South African firms rights to … read more »

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Merkel says EU not planning new sanctions against Russia

Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that the European Union was not planning new sanctions against Russia over a fresh spike in violence in Ukraine. Merkel reiterated that EU member states were considering adding pro-Russian separatists to … read more »

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