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Explosion rocks Lyon scientific library

A large fire broke has broken out on the rooftop of a university in France's Lyon after several explosions were heard, the Lyon 1 faculty said. Police and university sources said works had been ongoing on the roof and that a gas …

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Su-27 fighter crashes in Ukraine

A Ukrainian Su-27 fighter aircraft crashed while attempting to land on Saturday afternoon during a scheduled flight, killing the pilot, Reuters reports with a reference to the Ukrainian military. “The circumstances and causes of …

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France on verge of fuel revolution?

Several dozen of Total gasoline stations had run dry as a more than two-week long protest over fuel tax hikes in France began to impact fuel reserves and distribution. A Total spokesman said "yellow vest" protesters were …

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Merkel's plane makes unscheduled landing in Cologne

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will miss the opening of the G20 summit in Argentina after her plane was forced to land in Colonge shortly after leaving Berlin. Her office says Merkel and delegates made a safe, but …

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Mid-air small plane collision in Ottawa kills one person

One person died after a mid-air​ collision involving two small aircraft Sunday morning over Ottawa, Canada. Police said one of the planes crashed near McGee Side Road. The second plane, carrying two people, was redirected to the …

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Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to base

A government plane carrying U.S. President's wife Melania Trump was forced to turn around and return to an air base in Maryland after smoke filled the cabin, according to reports The government jet was 10 …

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Explosion reported at ammunition depot in Ukraine

An explosion was reported at an ammunition depot in Ukraine's Chernigov Region, the General Staff of the Ukrainain Armed Forces said on its official Facebook page. "At 3:30am [local time], we received a report from the head of …

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 Bus drives into ditch on German highway

A passenger bus has driven into a ditch beside a highway in northeastern Germany and turned over, the local police said. Six people were seriously injured as a result of the accident and a further 10 slightly hurt, AP reported. …

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Turkey's cargo ship sinking off Croatian coast

A Turkish-flagged freighter began sinking in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia's Jabuka Island, the Croatian Maritime, Transport and Infrastructure Ministry said. All 13 crew members - 11 Turks and two Indians - were safely …

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Georgians detained in Dresden for breach of peace

Two police officers and a security guard were injured when around 50 refugees attacked police after they attempted to stop a fight at a migrant reception center in Dresden, authorities said. Police were called after security guards …

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Bus accident kills 3, seriously injures 11 in SE France

Three people were killed and 11 others seriously injured in a bus accident late Saturday in a southeast French city, Trend reported citing the French channel BFMTV. The bus was carrying 31 people, including 18 minors, BFMTV said, adding …

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