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 Ethiopian Airlines Boeing's black boxes recovered

Investigators had recovered two black boxes from the crash site of the Boeing passenger jet, near the country's capital, Ethiopian state TV reported. The jet crashed just a few minutes after take-off on 10 March, killing all …

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 Two Sberbank employees killed in Ethiopia plane crash

Two Sberbank employees were among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, Sberbank confirmed. "Yekaterina and Alexander Polyakovy went on vacation to Africa, which was so tragically cut short," RIA …

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UN employees among Ethiopian air crash victims

Members of the World Food Programme had lost their lives after an Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley said. "We …

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 Nine injured after blast in the Hague

Nine people were inured after an explosion in The Hague caused the front of a building to collapse, the Dutch city’s fire department has said. Emergency workers rescued three injured people from a collapsed three-story home in the …

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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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