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Irish court allows appeal against extradition for #VietnameseTruckDeaths – RTE

Irish court allows appeal against extradition for #VietnameseTruckDeaths – RTE

| February 13, 2020

An Irish court on Wednesday (12 February) granted a lorry driver leave to challenge his extradition to the UK in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last year, national broadcaster RTE has reported, writes Graham Fahy. British authorities are seeking Eamonn Harrison, 23, on […]

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Causes of death in EU-28 in 2011: One in four deaths caused by cancer

Causes of death in EU-28 in 2011: One in four deaths caused by cancer

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the EU-28 in 2011, cancer was the cause of death for 1.281 million persons, responsible for more than a quarter of all deaths (26.3%). Over the past ten years, while the total number of deaths slightly decreased (-0.5%), the number of deaths due to cancer increased by 6.3% (from 1.206 million in 2002 to […]

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Syria crisis: More humanitarian workers killed

Syria crisis: More humanitarian workers killed

Responding to the news that three members of their national staff were killed in the city of Aleppo in Northern Syria on 7 January, International Co-operation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has made the following statement: “I was deeply shocked and saddened by this dreadful news. I share the grief of our […]

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