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Severe drought plagues northeast Brazil
Some areas have received no rain in more than a year as over 400,000 households face freshwater shortage.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 07:00 GMT
Two more bodies found in cruise-ship wreck
Discovery raises to 15 the number of people certified dead in Costa Concordia disaster as fuel-removal operation begins.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 20:01 GMT
Body of woman found on cruise ship wreck
Discovery raises to 13 the number of people certified dead in the Costa Concordia accident.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2012 16:07 GMT
Italy resumes cruise ship search
After brief suspension, divers continue above-water effort to find missing, a day after confirmed death toll reaches 12.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2012 11:02 GMT
Divers find new body on Italy cruise ship
Death toll reaches 12 with 20 people still missing, as Italy assigns new official to lead search and salvage operations.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2012 20:53 GMT
Seach on for missing cruise-ship passengers
Experts use controlled explosions on Costa Concordia's wreck to gain access to vessel's previously unreachable parts.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2012 12:02 GMT
CEO: Captain's lies hampered Concordia rescue
Captain of cruise ship that ran aground in deadly accident off Italian coast only said he had "problems," owner claims.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2012 02:16 GMT
Divers suspend cruise ship rescue effort
Decision prompted by safety concerns after the partially submerged Costa Concordia moved slightly.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 19:01 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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