7 pre­sumed dead as mi­grant boat sinks off Les­bos

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Athens: At least seven peo­ple died on Tues­day when a boat car­ry­ing mi­grants sank near the Greek is­land of Les­bos, the coast­guard said. As­sisted by an EU border patrol boat, the coast­guard said it had res­cued 57 peo­ple and is con­tin­u­ing to search for sur­vivors. No in­for­ma­tion was given on the na­tion­al­i­ties of the mi­grants.

‘New PM won’t change Brexit’

Brussels: The elec­tion of a new Bri­tish prime min­is­ter will not change the ac­cord on Bri­tain’s de­par­ture from the bloc agreed be­tween the EU and the out­go­ing premier in London, a Euro­pean Com­mis­sion spokesman said Tues­day.

6 Afghan civil­ians killed in bomb blast

Kabul: Six civil­ians have been killed in the south­ern Afghan prov­ince of Kan­da­har after a road­side bomb ripped through the ve­hi­cle they were trav­el­ling in. The ex­plo­sion oc­curred in Dand dis­trict on June 11, killing all pas­sen­gers in­side the ve­hi­cle. No group has claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity, but of­fi­icals said the bomb was placed by the Tal­iban on a road fre­quently used by for­eign se­cu­rity forces.

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