A port security officer guards injured people, at a temporary ...
Dec 18th, 2011
(Reuters) - A port security officer guards injured people, at a temporary shelter in Trenggalek, who were rescued after their boat sank in East Java December 18, 2011. At least 217 people were missing, and possibly scores more, after the overcrowded boat packed with illegal immigrants heading for Australia sank in heavy seas overnight off the coast of east Java in Indonesia, authorities said on Sunday. REUTERS/Dimas Aro (INDONESIA - Tags: DISASTER) -
By Ed Stoddard and Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Sports-mad South Africa saluted Nelson Mandela on Saturday with smiles and moments of silence in honor of the late anti-apartheid leader, who inspired people to pursue the impossible from politics to the playing field. The tributes stretched across the sporting spectrum, from club cricket and f... [Full Article]
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