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At least 16 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

ATHENS: At least 16 people, including six children, perished Saturday after a migrant boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, the deadliest disaster in the area since a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey to try to stem the flow of migrants two years ago. The boat was ferrying migrants from Turkey to Greece when it went down overnight off the island of Agathonissi. Two women and a man who managed to swim to safety on the island sounded the alarm and port police said they believe two or three people are still missing.…

16 dead in Mexico’s ‘biggest earthquake in hundred years’

MEXICO CITY: A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico late Thursday, killing at least 16 people in what the president called the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century. The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm (0449 GMT), about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the coastal town of Tonala, in far southern Chiapas state, Mexico's seismologic service said. Así el cielo durante el #Sismo pic.twitter.com/zlcPA7YSDM — L4L0 (@lalocedeno) September 8, 2017 "It was a major earthquake in scale and…