Cuba: Passenger plane crashes after taking off from Havana

Cuba: Passenger plane crashes after taking off from Havana

A plane with more than 110 people on board has crashed shortly after taking off from Jose Marti airport in Cuba’s capital, Havana, according to state media. The Boeing 737, which was heading to the eastern city of Holguin, crashed “near the...
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Prince Harry, Prince William go on Windsor walkabout before royal wedding

Prince Harry, Prince William go on Windsor walkabout before royal wedding

Crowds of well-wishers cheered Britain’s Prince Harry as he made an impromptu walkabout on Friday outside the ancient walls of Windsor Castle on the eve of his wedding to Meghan Markle. Prince Harry was joined by his Best Man The...
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Tens of thousands enter al-Aqsa Mosque for Ramadan’s first Friday

Tens of thousands enter al-Aqsa Mosque for Ramadan’s first Friday

Occupied East Jerusalem – More than 100,000 Palestinians, many of them from the occupied West Bank, have made their way to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem for the first Friday of Ramadan. Palestinians from the occupied territories, who otherwis...
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Why Trump can’t use the ‘Libya model’ to oust Kim Jong Un

Why Trump can’t use the ‘Libya model’ to oust Kim Jong Un

WATCH: North Korea ‘not in the driver’s seat’ on nuclear talks, WH says Dazed, injured, beaten and bloodied, former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was sodomized with a bayonet and dragged through the streets of his hometown before he was killed...
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W.H.O. Says New Ebola Outbreak Is Not Yet a Top Health Emergency

W.H.O. Says New Ebola Outbreak Is Not Yet a Top Health Emergency

GENEVA — The World Health Organization said Friday that a six-week-old outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo was worrisome and must be aggressively controlled, but does not warrant its top designation as an international public.....
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Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term

Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Burundi’s voters approved a new Constitution that extends the presidential term from five to seven years, according to provisional figures released on Friday, handing a major victory to President Pierre Nkurunziza. Mr. Nkurunziza, who ...
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Italy populist government pact: What you should know

Italy populist government pact: What you should know

Image copyright AFP Image caption Populists poised to govern: Five Star Movement’s Luigi Di Maio (L) and League’s Matteo Salvini The two populist parties preparing to govern Italy have published joint policies including tax cuts, a guaranteed basic...
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A Brief History of America’s Obsession With Sneakers

A Brief History of America’s Obsession With Sneakers

The way Bill Bowerman told the story, one of Nike’s greatest innovations came to him at breakfast. The University of Oregon track coach, who meticulously crafted custom shoes for each of his athletes, had been struggling to develop a shoe...
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AC coach passengers may be charged extra to cover railway station upgrades

AC coach passengers may be charged extra to cover railway station upgrades

Indian Railways’ passengers who travel in chair car and air-conditioned (AC) compartments may have to pay a user development fee for the upgrade of railway stations if a proposal to the effect gets approved. The aim is to collect funds to make railwa...
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To use Bandra-Versova Sea Link, Mumbaikars will have to shell out Rs 250 as toll

To use Bandra-Versova Sea Link, Mumbaikars will have to shell out Rs 250 as toll

Mumbaikars will have to shell out Rs 250 as toll charges for light motor vehicles to use the 17-km Bandra-Versova Sea Link (BVSL). According to a DNA report, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has set one-way toll charges between...
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