11 killed as Air India Express flight skids off runway in Kerala By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 7th August, 2020, 21:32

One of the pilots of the aircraft is believed to have been killed in the accident and at least, 40 passengers are believed to be injured, according to initial reports

Air India Express flight skids off runway, 11 killed, dozens hurt

Malaysia's Mahathir says he has support to return as PM Mahathir says he has support to return as PM

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The speedy thrust of the train broke the bus into dozens of pieces that spread along the railway track


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It comes after a member of parliament for Qom accused the authorities of a cover-up and the US expressed concern that they may not be sharing information


Train, bus collision kills at least 18 in Pakistan: officials 18 killed in bus, train collision in Pakistan

The incident takes place in Sukkur district, where the incoming Pakistan Express -- on its way from Karachi to Lahore -- hit the bus, which is heading to Sargodha in central Punjab province


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A decision on lower schools will be made the night of Feb 28. Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzani urges teachers to deliver their lessons online until schools reopen


Turkey raises death toll to 33 troops in Syrian airstrike Turkey raises death toll to 33 troops in Syrian airstrike

Turkey raised the death toll from a Syrian government airstrike on its forces in northwestern Syria the previous night


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 After facing sanctions and the risk of war amid tensions with the United States, Iran's Shiite theocracy now has an enemy


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The attackers used ropes - hung from an adjacent building (also a school) - to enter the school premises


Japan's Hokkaido declares state of emergency over virus Japan's Hokkaido declares state of emergency over virus

The Japanese island of Hokkaido is declaring a state of emergency over the rapid spread of the new virus 


Delhi riots: 'Hero cop' who braved a mob to save lives Delhi riots: 'Hero cop' who braved a mob to save lives

An Indian policeman is being hailed as a hero after he braved rioting mobs to save families during days of religious violence


Turkish reprisals kill 16 Syria troops: monitor Turkish reprisals kill 16 Syria troops: monitor

The latest casualties bring to 53 the number of Turkish soldiers killed in Syria this month alone


UN agency says 35 migrants rescued off Libyan coast UN agency says 35 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

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He later lost an unfair dismissal case which ruled the video was offensive


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Switzerland suspends all major events to combat virus Switzerland suspends all major events to combat virus

The ban comes into immediate effect and will apply at least until 15 March


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The illegal assembly charge relates to a banned anti-government march on 31 August, which Mr Lai is accused of attending


Delhi violence death toll climbs to 42 Delhi violence death toll climbs to 42

More than 300 others also injured in the violence


Iran's former ambassador to Vatican dies of coronavirus: media Iran's former ambassador to Vatican dies of coronavirus

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South Korea’s total is expected to increase further after checks began onmore than 210,000 members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus


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China reports 44 new virus deaths, lowest rise in new cases in over a month China reports lowest rise in new coronavirus cases in over a month

The death toll now stands at 2,788 in mainland China, according to the National Health Commission


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UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

It set out hopes for a free trade deal with Brussels, but warned it could walk away without one if a "broad outline" of an agreement has not emerged by June


Canada to stop paying Harry and Meghan's security Canada to stop paying Harry and Meghan's security

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have been providing assistance to the couple since their arrival in Canada "intermittently since November 2019"


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An uneasy calm has descended over the affected northeast fringes of the Indian capital, punctuated by sporadic outbreaks of violence overnight


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India accused a U.S. government commission of politicizing communal violence in New Delhi that killed at least 34

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