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MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot, say investigators MH370 'not brought down by rogue pilot'

The passenger plane disappeared in 2014 while flying to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board


Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier

A total of five civilians and a soldier were killed on both sides


French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camp French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camp

Tent camps have mushroomed in recent weeks along canals in eastern and northeastern Paris


Israeli military hits Hamas sites in Gaza after infiltration Israeli military hits Hamas sites in Gaza after infiltration

The military says it hit an underground security site and Hamas naval targets Tuesday


Powerful cyclone churns in Arabian Sea toward Oman, Yemen Powerful cyclone churns in Arabian Sea toward Oman, Yemen

Forecasters at India's Meteorological Department says that Cyclone Mekunu will intensify into what they described as a "very severe cyclonic storm"


Venezuela's Maduro expels US diplomats, rejects sanctions Venezuela's Maduro expels US diplomats

Maduro announced the expulsions in a televised speech after being officially proclaimed the winner of Sunday's election in the South American nation


Trump says summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un may be delayed Trump casts doubt on historic Kim summit

Testing has taken place in a system of tunnels dug below nearby Mount Mantap


Private jet crashes in Honduran capital Private jet crashes in Honduran capital

A white Gulfstream jet that appeared broken in half near the center, firefighters sprayed foam onto the crash and part of the plane


Arsa militants massacred Hindus: Amnesty Arsa militants massacred Hindus: Amnesty

Mass killings carried out by the Arsa took place in a cluster of villages in northern Maungdaw Township at the time of its attacks on police posts


Trump says 'substantial chance' summit with Kim may be delayed Trump-Kim summit may be delayed

North Korea is expected to dismantle a nuclear test site this week as a good will gesture but the demolition may be delayed by bad weather


Nine die in India environment protests Nine die in India environment protests

The protests against the Sterlite Copper subsidiary of the Vedanta conglomerate have been going on for months in the port city of Tuticorin


Afghan blast death toll rises to 16, 38 wounded: officials Afghan blast death toll rises to 16

The death toll in a blast in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar hits 16


Egyptian army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai Egyptian army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai

Egypt struggled for years to contain a long-running insurgency in Sinai


14 police killed in Taliban attacks in eastern Afghanistan 14 police killed in Afghanistan Taliban attacks

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimS responsibility for the attacks


Venezuela election: Fourteen ambassadors recalled after Maduro win International backlash after Venezuela poll

Fourteen countries including Argentina, Brazil and Canada have recalled their ambassadors from Caracas in protest


65 die of heatstroke in Pakistan's Karachi 65 die of heatstroke in Pakistan's Karachi

Pakistan Meteorological Department issues a heatwave warning for Karachi


China jails Tibetan-language advocate for 5 years China jails Tibetan-language advocate for 5 years

Tashi Wangchuk featured in a New York Times documentary that followed him on a trip to Beijing


Cuba plane crash: Grettel Landrove becomes 111th victim Cuba plane crash claims 111th victim

The news comes on the same day that Mexico's civil air authority suspended the operations of a company that owned the plane involved in the crash


Foreign media head to North Korea to witness nuclear site destruction Foreign media head to North Korea

Media to cover the demolition of the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site inside a mountain in the northeast of the country


Malaysia ex-PM Najib quizzed by graft agency Malaysia ex-PM Najib quizzed by graft agency

Najib and his reviled, luxury-loving wife Rosmah Mansor have had a swift fall from grace


Commemorative coin struck for Trump-Kim summit Commemorative coin struck for Trump-Kim summit

The back of the coin features a picture of the White House, Air Force One and the Seal of the President of the United States


Iran sanctions: Zarif condemns Pompeo announcement Iran condemns US sanctions move

Both the country's oil output and its GDP fell noticeably under international sanctions


Australian archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuses Archbishop guilty of child abuse cover-up

Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, becomes the most senior Catholic in the world to be charged and convicted of the offence


North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to 'play' Trump Pence warns N Korea not to 'play' Trump

North Korea has threatened to pull out of the June 12 summit after comments by US National Security Adviser John Bolton


First woman CIA director sworn in First woman CIA director sworn in

The 61-year-old Haspel, a Russia specialist who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine service, takes over from Mike Pompeo


Syrian army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS Syrian army takes full control of Damascus

The announcement cames after troops clear Islamic State (IS) militants from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and the Hajar al-Aswad district


Pakistan's Karachi hit by sweltering heat wave Pakistan's Karachi hit by sweltering heat wave

The city of more than 15 million is hit by frequent power cuts and has few green spaces


Man rams car into his daughter and daughter-in-law Man rams car into his daughter and daughter-in-law

Roger Glenn Self drove at full speed straight into the table where his family was sitting


Maduro wins disputed vote as Venezuela mulls bleak future Maduro wins disputed vote as Venezuela mulls bleak future

Election officials says Maduro won 68 percent of the votes cast in Sunday's presidential poll


Syria says capital 'completely secure', IS ousted Syria says capital 'completely secure'

Syrian government denies reaching a deal with IS


US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

In a speech in Washington, America's top diplomat says Iran will be "battling to keep its economy alive" after the sanctions take effect


Beijing denies 'militarisation' of South China Sea Beijing denies 'militarisation' of South China Sea

China has built a string of artificial islands in contested areas of the South China Sea since 2013


Syria army moves into Yarmuk after IS evacuations end Syria army moves into Yarmuk

Evacuations of Islamic State group fighters from their final stronghold in Syria's capital ended on Monday


Taiwan pleads for access to key WHO meeting Taiwan pleads for access to key WHO meeting

China sees self-governing democratic Taiwan as part of its territory awaiting reunification


Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land mines:Afghan official 'Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land mines'

According to police, a sixth worker is missing and his fate is unknown following the attack on Monday morning in the district of Maiwand


Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupts again Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupts again

Indonesia, an archipelago of 240 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity because it sits along the Pacific "Ring of Fire,"



Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in hospital after fever Palestinian President hospitalised

Palestinian officials on Sunday had said that Abbas has pneumonia and was on a respirator, receiving antibiotics intravenously


UAE launches 10-year residency visas for investors, specialists
UAE launches 10-year residency visas for investors, specialists

Investors and specialists such as doctors and engineers will receive UAE residency visas valid for up to 10 years, it is announced on Sunday


Two foreign climbers died on Mount Everest: Nepal official 'Two foreign climbers died on Mount Everest'

A Japanese climber died Monday and a Macedonian died on Sunday, according to Gyanendra Shrestha, who is stationed at Everest's base camp

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