Seven children among 9 dead in migrant boat capsize

first_imgAt least nine migrants including seven children died early Thursday after their boat sank off the western coast of Turkey, local media reported.Four people were rescued by the Turkish coast guard after the boat destined for Greece and carrying mostly Iraqi migrants sank off the Turkish holiday resort town of Kusadasi, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.Initial testimony of the migrants suggested there were no others missing, according to the news agency.Only one migrant was a Syrian national and the remaining were Iraqis, it added. The nine dead all Iraqi nationals.Turkey has been one of the main routes for migrants and refugees fleeing Syria and other trouble spots like Afghanistan and Iraq but numbers have fallen since the peak of 2015.More than a million people, many fleeing the war in Syria, crossed to European Union member Greece from Turkey in 2015 after the onset of the bloc’s worst migration crisis since World War II.Turkey struck a deal with the EU in 2016 in an effort to stem the flow of migrants, agreeing to take back migrants landing on Greek islands in exchange for incentives including financial aid.last_img read more

You can now Hide People You Dont Want To See in Google

first_imgAdvertisement A new update to Google Photos has added a feature which makes it easy to avoid seeing specific pictures by hiding them.A scenario is if you’d rather not see your ex pop up in your Google Photos collections, but you still don’t have the heart to delete those pictures.Google’s “face grouping” facial detection feature for Photos is already available for users in the U.S. and it will soon make its way to more markets, rolling out to Canada, Latin America, Australia, the Caribbean, New Zealand and parts of the Middle East, Asia and Africa. – Advertisement – The facial detection feature in Google Photos version 1.8, is what users will use to be able to easily find or hide photos of certain people.“See similar faces grouped together in Search, and privately label faces to quickly search for the person you’re looking for. Tap the search button to get started,” Google explains.The same feature allows you to hide images of a person such as your ex so they won’t show up under People in your Google Photos Collections.Google Photos can automatically organize faces and people in your online image library so you don’t have to and images of the same person will be grouped together so you can find or hide them more easily and thumbnail photos will represent folders, allowing you to label them for quicker access.The new updates have already started rolling out for Android users, with the latest version of Google Photos available now on the Play Store in select markets.[Via Tech Times]last_img read more