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The arrests target the ring of smugglers suspected of organizing the migrants' journey
'Instead, the individual will receive a prison sentence of no longer than 10 years in a juvenile detention facility,' the statement says
This follows a US one-day record of 884 people dead of COVD-19 in 24 hours
Of the total deaths, some 51 people were killed in shelling and air strikes by the Syrian regime, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
'Tonight, the great Reverend Joseph E. Lowery transitioned from earth to eternity. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family,' the King Center in Atlanta says in a tweet
Like every execution, Hummel's would involve many people – prison guards, lawyers, witnesses, his family, and that of the victims – to be present
Celebrity Kim Kardashian, a regular campaigner against the death penalty, tweets that Woods was 'scheduled to be executed in Alabama TONIGHT for murders he did NOT commit'
The funeral focuses not on Hosni Mubarak's political legacy but on the military career of the Soviet-trained fighter pilot who commanded Egypt's air force during the 1973 war with Israel
Egypt's former longtime president had long been battling an illness and was recently admitted to a Cairo military hospital's intensive care unit
The video for this claim in suspicious websites maliciously uses a clip from a 2014 news report about an entirely different death
Mourners begin gathering at a national athletics stadium before dawn to pay their respects
Daniel arap Moi's body will lie in state for public viewing from Saturday, February 8, until Monday, February 10
With public anger mounting in China, Wuhan's top official admits authorities there acted too slowly
461 of the 769 infected in Hubei, the epicenter province, are in serious condition
The prison guards claim the inmate saved the lives of 3 staff members
Neil Peart of Canadian rock group Rush dies at 67 after a battle with brain cancer
(UPDATED) 'With sadness ... the Omani Sultanate court mourns ... our Sultan Qaboos bin Said ... who God chose to be by his side on Friday evening,' the Omani news agency says
Nearly 85,000 Filipinos displaced by the storm will spend New Year's Eve in temporary shelters
(UPDATED) Among the fatalities are fishermen caught at sea when the storm hit on Christmas Day
(4th UPDATE) Two people are injured in Iloilo, while 12 people across 3 regions in the Visayas remain missing
(4th UPDATE) The fatalities are from Iloilo, Capiz, Leyte, Southern Leyte, and Biliran, where the storm caused heavy floods and destruction
Malaysian police say that the death of Ivana Smit in December 2017, who reportedly lived in Malaysia since childhood, had been reclassified as murder and they were re-opening investigations
Essex Police says a 23-year-old man from Northern Ireland had been held on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration
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Vietnam's foreign ministry says they would help to bring either the ashes or the bodies of the victims back – but that families would have to cover the cost of repatriation
The British and Vietnamese governments are working together to repatriate the bodies, the police say
Many of the suspected victims came from just two provinces in central Vietnam, including Nghe An province where 8 people have been arrested in connection with the deaths
Vietnam says two people were arrested for alleged involvement in the case, which has exposed the dangers of illegal people-smuggling from Vietnam to Europe
While death is said to be the great equalizer, the divide between the rich and the poor is still evident in how they are sent off
'It was definitely a shock to everyone in the family that my mom had a newborn half-sister, and that my brother and I had an aunt younger than us'
Sometimes, normalcy is the best you could offer someone in mourning, not sympathy
What pamahiins do you follow when someone passes away?
But US President Donald Trump does not identify the person or give more detail on how he was killed
Gary Valenciano, Claudine Barretto, and Bamboo are still alive – don't fall for these celebrity death hoaxes!
Authorities say they would try to fast track DNA testing, but warned results would not be immediately available
Authorities say the 3 suspects were questioned on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people
9 pro-Turkish fighters and 6 members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are killed in a zone between the towns of Tal Tamr and Ras al-Ain
Violence exists in households around the country. The death penalty is ineffective in deterring crime.
'The music is not dead; it's the creativity of the approach in getting to audiences that feels more the issue to me,' says the founder of the cheekily named 'Death of Classical' series
Russian space agency Roscosmos says it is saddened to announce the death of 'cosmonaut No 11' who was twice decorated with the country's top honor, the Hero of the Soviet Union
On the World Day Against the Death Penalty, CHR Commissioner Karen Gomez Dumpit notes the suffering of 'unseen victims' of capital punishment, including the children of people sentenced to death
'Nawalan na naman kami ng isang promoter, isang tagapagtaguyod ng kasaysayan ng mga magagandang aral na puwedeng matutunan sa ating mahal na Lungsod,' says Manila Mayor Isko Moreno
Afghan officials confirm that Asim Umar, who led Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent from its inception in 2014, was killed during a September 23 raid on a Taliban compound in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province
From Manila man to Madrid exile, the controversial performer leaves behind a spirit of activism among those who knew him
The Oscar-nominated TV and Broadway actress dies after a years-long battle with breast cancer
The film and theater veteran is remembered by his colleagues in the industry.
(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
(UPDATED) 'I still seek justice. I want to know what happened to his body. I want his friends to be released from jail. I want those in power to be held accountable for their actions,' says Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz.