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8 dead, including 6 Chinese nationals, after ship sinks near Japan
- Eight people are dead, including six Chinese nationals, after a ship sank in waters off the coast of Japan, a Chinese diplomat said Thursday. The Jin Tian, carrying crew from China and Myanmar, sent a distress signal on Tuesday evening from a position around 110 kilometres (68 miles) west of the remote and uninhabited Danjo Islands in far southwestern Japan. The ship's captain used a satellite phone to tell the ...

Source: digitaljournal.com
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Palestinians say Israeli troops kill 9 in West Bank raid
- – Israeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians, including a 60-year-old woman, and wounded several others during a raid in a flashpoint area of the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, in one of the deadliest days in years in the territory. A gun battle broke out when the Israeli military conducted a rare daytime operation in the Jenin refugee camp that it said was meant to prevent ...

Source: news4jax.com
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The number of journalist deaths worldwide rose nearly 50% in 2022 from previous year
- Sixty-seven members of the press were killed in 2022, the highest number since 2018, according to the annual report from the Committee to Protect Journalists. At least 41 journalists, or more than 60%, were killed in retaliation for their work. A motive for the other 26 are being investigated by the CPJ. The total of journalist deaths, which was almost 50% higher than in 2021, was propelled by the coverage of ...

Source: npr.org