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Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse

The collapse of the Morandi Bridge sent dozens of cars and three trucks plunging as much as 45 meters (150 feet) on Tuesday


New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

Previously the housing market was open to investors worldwide, but the government passed legislation that allows only New Zealand residents


Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect Westminster crash terror suspect named

The 29-year-old British citizen Salih Khater, originally from Sudan, is being questioned in south London


Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse; 3 missing Italy bridge collapse: Death toll rises to 35

Rescuers searched through tons of concrete slabs and steel for survivors or bodies from the collapse


Fraser Anning: Australia MPs condemn 'final solution' speech Australia outcry at 'final solution' speech

Fraser Anning, from the conservative Katter's Australian Party, called for migration bans on Muslims and others in his maiden Senate speech


Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker in test for Khan Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker

Imran Khan's party nominates Asad Qaiser to be the speaker of the National Assembly


India set for record economic growth, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech Independence Day: India set for record economic growth, says Modi

India’s economy grew 7.7 percent year-on-year in January-March, its quickest pace in nearly two years driven by higher growth in manufacturing


Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech

The 84-year-old emperor Akihito is scheduled to abdicate in April


Taliban attacks kill 4 police in southern province Taliban attacks kill 4 police in southern province

The Taliban attacked security posts in the Zabul capital of Qalat early Wednesday, killing the four and wounding three other officers


Italy bridge: Rescuers search for survivors in Genoa Italy bridge rescuers look for survivors

Police say at least 26 people were killed and 15 badly hurt, when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft)


Illinois sues Trump Tower over Chicago River water use Illinois sues Trump Tower over water use

Lisa Madigan's suit claims the property draws and releases millions of gallons of water from the Chicago River without necessary permits


Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22 Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people

On average, 13 people die each day on Ecuador's roads, according to the highway safety organization Road Justice


Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

The report says testimony from dozens of witnesses and half a million pages of internal church documents contain credible allegations


Trump campaign takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa Trump takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa

Donald J Trump for President, Inc has filed for arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman, claiming she violated a 2016 non-disclosure agreement


Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official says Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official says

Months of tensions between Somalis and Oromos in Ethiopia displaced more than a million people


Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

Nepal has a booming private helicopter industry, flying tourists and goods to remote corners of the Himalayan nation


Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament

Witness did not detail the cause of the row outside parliament, which is located in the eastern city of Tobruk


Italy's Genoa motorway bridge collapses 'killing about 30' About 30 dead in Italy road bridge collapse

Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely to be "an immense tragedy", while police sources said at least 10 people had died


Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

Several eyewitnesses say the driver's actions were deliberate


EU faces fresh standoff over Aquarius migrant boat EU faces fresh standoff over Aquarius migrant boat

Italian coast guard continues to rescue migrants


Malaysia PM on China, Rohingya, Singapore, graft and sea row Mahathir on China, Rohingya, sea row

Mahathir says there are no roads, schools or buildings named after him in Malaysia except for a rare scholarship in his name


US pushes back on foreign takeover deals US pushes back on foreign takeover deals

The US worries Chinese firms use investments and acquisitions to gain access to new technology - a concern also behind the US-led trade war


Westminster car crash: Man arrested as pedestrians injured Man held as car crashes outside Westminster

Armed police, ambulances and firefighters are responding to the incident in central London, which happened shortly after 07:30 BST


Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

The Taliban attack succeeded in taking control of the base, known as Camp Chinaya, which housed about 140 Afghan troops


Death toll from Pakistan coal mine blast climbs to 13 Death toll from Pakistan coal mine blast climbs to 13

The mine is located some 50 kilometers, or 30 miles, east of the city of Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan


Officials: Afghan forces push back Taliban from key city Afghan forces push back Taliban from key city

The operations come on the fifth day after a massive Taliban attack on the provincial capital of Ghazni


India denies China printing currency claim amid social media row India denies China printing currency claim

The report claims a Chinese company had been contracted to print international currencies, including the Indian rupee


Rains wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh; 16 dead Rains wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh; 16 dead

Four members of a family were among those dead in the Himachal rains


Maduro: Gas prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Gas prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers

Maduro wants to stop Venezuela's subsidized fuel from crossing illegally into Colombia and other neighboring countries


Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job Norway minister loses job over Iran trip

Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran


12 Ecuadorean soccer fans killed in post-game bus crash 12 Ecuadorean soccer fans killed in post-game bus crash

The accident happened Sunday afternoon as the Barcelona SC fans were heading back to their home city of Guayaquil


Ethiopia: Paramilitaries 'kill at least 40' in Oromia region 40 killed in Ethiopia paramilitary attack

The heavily armed members of a paramilitary force from the Somali region had carried out cross-border attacks in Oromia's East Hararghe district


Former aide Omarosa taped 'Trump phone call' Former aide Omarosa taped 'Trump phone call'

President Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, says she may have broken the law by recording private conversations at the White House


Man drowns after digging beach hole in France Man drowns after digging beach hole in France

The accident happened on Sunday on the Barbatre beach on the island of Nourmoutier which lies a short distance off France's Atlantic coast


Malaysia PM on China, Rohingya, Singapore, graft and sea row Mahathir blasts Myanmar over mal-treatment of Rohingyas

Mahathir commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and the South China Sea furor in an interview with AP


Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

Mahathir also continues to cast doubt on the value of a high-speed rail project linking the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur


13 climbers, crew reportedly alive after chopper hard lands in Tajikistan 13 climbers, crew reportedly alive after chopper hard lands in Tajikistan

Initial reports says they were feared to have died


At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city: minister At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city: minister

At least 100 security forces killed in the ongoing fight to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan city of Ghazni


China denies internment of 1 mn Uighurs China denies internment of 1 mn Uighurs

Ma also flatly denies McDougall's claim that the region had been turned into a no-rights zone

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