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Suspects in deadly shipwreck given one day to prepare defence

Nine suspected people smugglers were granted on Monday 24 hours to prepare their testimony over accusations that they captained the fishing trawler that sank off the southern coast of Greece last week, killing 78 and leaving hundreds of others presumed dead.

Their attorneys asked for the brief extension to study the case file. 

South Africa’s Soweto Uprising, sign of youth architects of history: Op-Ed

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The turning point in the history of both Türkiye and South Africa was due to the revolutions driven by young people.

Türkiye's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, was part of the revolutionary movement of intellectuals, Young Turks, which inspired the founding values of the Turkish Republic.

A look at migration trends behind the latest shipwreck off Greece

Wednesday's deadly shipwreck off southern Greece, involving a large boat carrying migrants that capsized after apparently rebuffing offers of help, is just the latest case of smugglers packing vessels full of desperate people willing to risk their lives to reach continental Europe.

Over 80 rescued after migrant boat capsizes near Pylos

More than 80 individuals were rescued in the early hours of Wednesday in the sea area located 47 nautical miles southwest of Pylos in the southwestern region of Peloponnese. The incident took place within international waters when a fishing vessel, carrying an unknown number of undocumented migrants, capsized.