Havana plane crash kills more than 100 people

A plane crash in Havana, Cuba has killed more than 100 people and left just three survivors in Cuba’s worst air disaster in about 30 years. The Boeing 737, headed to Holguin in eastern Cuba, crashed shortly after taking off with 105 passengers plus crew members. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel confirmed in a broadcast that…

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UN to investigate Israel for war crimes over Gaza killings

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to launch a probe into Israel’s actions in Gaza, accusing them of using excessive force in recent killings. The resolution passed with 29 of the 47 member countries backing it, despite the US and Australia rejecting it and abstentions from another 14 countries, including Britain, Germany and Japan.…

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Ten dead after 17-year old student attacks Texas school

Nine students and one teacher have died after a 17-year old student armed with shotgun and a pistol opened fire on a Texas high school in Santa Fe. The gunman, identified by authorities as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, reportedly opened fire in an art class at Santa Fe High School just before 8am. Explosive devices were also…

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Ex-spy Sergei Skripal released from hospital after poisoning

Former spy Sergei Skripal has been released from Salisbury Hospital, where he has been recovering from a military-grade nerve-agent attack for more than two months. Mr Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were both found unconscious on a bench after an attack using nerve agents associated with the Soviet Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May has…

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