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Colombia: Missing Farc leader Iván Márquez re-appears on video

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iván Márquez (left) spent four years negotiating the peace deal with Colombia's government A former commander of Colombia's Farc rebel group, Iván Márquez, has released a video six months after going into hiding. In the film, he accuses the government of betraying the terms of the historic peace agreement signed in 2016. He says 400 community leaders and 85 former fighters have been killed
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Jayme Closs: Missing 13-year-old found months after parents’ murder

[ad_1] Image copyright Barron County Sheriff's Department Image caption Jayme Closs, 13, has been described as a "sweet girl" by school officials A 13-year-old girl from Wisconsin who went missing in October after her parents were murdered has been found alive, officials say. Jayme Closs, whose parents, aged 56 and 46, were discovered shot in their family home last year, was located on Thursday evening, police said.They said a suspect

Mental health patients missing GP appointments ‘at risk’

[ad_1] Image copyright sturti Image caption Deprived patients in affluent areas can find themselves excluded when they miss GP appointments Mental health patients who miss two or more GP appointments within the space of a year are eight times more likely to die in the subsequent 18 months than those who miss none, a study suggests.The University of Glasgow study looked at 274,547 patients with long-term mental health conditions, at
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Missing new mother dies in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

[ad_1] Image caption Amanda Cox's death is being treated as unexplained Investigations are taking place into the death of a new mother who is thought to have collapsed after getting lost inside Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.Amanda Cox, who was 34 and from Peebles in the Borders, was reported missing on Monday after failing to return to the maternity ward following a visit to see her son at the neonatal unit.She was

Gypsy Girl: Missing mosaic pieces returned to Turkey

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The missing pieces were smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s Missing fragments of an ancient mosaic known as the Gypsy Girl have been put on display in a museum in Turkey after being returned from the United States. The fragments are being displayed next to the incomplete, almost 2,000-year-old mosaic of a young girl.Her haunting eyes have become a symbol of the southern

Missing special needs support ‘a national scandal’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of children missing out on support for diagnosed special educational needs in England is a "national scandal", Ofsted has said.There are 2,060 children in 2018 who have education, health and care plans (EHCs) setting out their needs, but who receive no support at all.Some parents said a child is only assessed when they are excluded.Ofsted chief, Amanda Spielman, also raised the issue of children
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Bodies found in search for missing couple

[ad_1] Image caption Susan and James Kenneavy have not been seen at home or been in contact with family Police searching for a couple missing after their car was found washed up on a beach have found two bodies. James and Susan Kenneavy's empty vehicle was found by workmen clearing debris on Drummore beach, near Stranraer, on Thursday morning. Police said they were called after a woman's body was found
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Lion Air crash: Black box retrieved from missing plane

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDivers find Lion Air plane 'black box'A "black box" flight data recorder from Lion Air flight JT 610 has been found by divers off the coast of Indonesia.The plane, carrying 189 people, crashed soon after taking off from Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, on Monday. It plummeted into the Java Sea - no survivors have been found, nor has the body of
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Jamal Khashoggi: Who is missing Saudi Journalist?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fears have been growing for the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi - a well-known Saudi journalist - went into his country's consulate in Istanbul on 2 October to obtain a marriage document and, according to Turkish police, never came out.Authorities in Istanbul believe he was murdered within the consulate walls, but the Saudi government maintains he left. Once an adviser to the royal family,