Cuba plane crash: Damojh company 'had safety complaints'

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Cuba on Friday, killing 110 people on board, had received prior safety complaints, two-ex pilots say. One of the pilots described how a plane rented from Damojh airlines had dropped off radar completely some eight years ago. Another alleged More...

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Hawaii volcano: Man hit by lava in first serious Kilauea injury

Media playback is unsupported on your device The first serious injury has been reported as Hawaii continues to grapple with weeks of volcanic eruptions and lava flow. The injured man was sitting More...

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Venezuela election: Everything you need to know

Venezuela is choosing its next president on Sunday – in an election widely seen as a foregone conclusion. After years of turmoil which at one point saw almost daily street protests, President Nicolas Maduro More...

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Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris beaten up

The mayor of Greece’s second-largest city Thessaloniki has been treated in hospital after being beaten up by about a dozen people, officials say. Yiannis Boutaris, 75, was kicked in the head and legs and More...

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China agrees to import more goods and services from US

China has agreed to buy more US goods and services, a move Washington says will “substantially reduce” its $ 335bn annual trade deficit with Beijing. “Both sides agreed on meaningful increases More...

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Texas shooting: Houston police chief 'hits rock bottom' on gun reform

The police chief of Houston says he has hit “rock bottom” over failure to enact gun reforms after a school shooting in nearby Santa Fe left 10 dead on Friday. Chief Art Acevedo wrote on Facebook that More...

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Özil and Gündogan meet German president after Erdogan photos row

Two German footballers of Turkish origin have met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier after criticism of photos showing them with Turkey’s president. Turkey’s governing AK Party released the photos More...

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Santa Fe school shooting suspect 'spared victims to tell his story'

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Santa Fe High School shooting suspect told police he spared certain students he liked “so he could have his story told”, a court document More...

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Cuba plane crash: Island starts two days of national mourning

Media playback is unsupported on your device Two days of national mourning have begun in Cuba after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near the main airport in Havana, killing more than 100 people. The More...

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Santa Fe school shooting: Pakistan exchange student among victims

Media playback is unsupported on your device An exchange student from Pakistan is among the first named victims of a Texas high school shooting. Ten people were killed and ten were injured at Sante More...