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Two Eurofighter Jets Collide Mid-Air, Crash In Germany

The German air force confirmed its jets crashed near the Laage military base in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Monday. Police in Neubrandenburg said one of the pilots had been found alive in a forest, while the search is continuing for the other pilot. Body parts had been found near the village of Silz but police could not “currently ... Read More »

Wife of Ex-Nissan Boss Ghosn Seeks Trump’s Help

The wife of ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Monday reached out to US President Donald Trump, asking him to press Japan at upcoming talks about “fair trial conditions”. Carlos Ghosn is awaiting trial in Japan over charges of under-reporting his salary for years while at Nissan and using company funds for personal expenses. The 65-year-old denies the accusations. “World leaders ... Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines Rejects ‘Pilot Error’ Claim In US

A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the carrier’s boss has said. Republican Sam Graves told a House of Representatives hearing last month that “facts” in investigations after crashes in both Ethiopia and Indonesia “reveal pilot error as a factor in these ... Read More »

Pope Asks Roma To Forgive Catholic Church’s ‘Discrimination’

Pope Francis apologised to the Roma people on Sunday for the Roman Catholic Church’s “discrimination” against them as he wrapped up a visit to Romania. Making up around 10 percent of Romania’s 20 million people, many Roma are marginalised and live in poverty and have suffered centuries of discrimination and insults. “I ask forgiveness – in the name of the ... Read More »

Renewing Arms Embargo Is ‘Anti-Peace’ – South Sudan

The UN Security Council’s decision to renew an arms embargo on South Sudan was “anti-peace” and will weaken the government’s fight against rebels, a senior minister told AFP on Friday. The Security Council voted Thursday in favour of extending sanctions against South Sudan until May 31 2020. It includes an arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans on some officials ... Read More »

Bettie Jenifer’s Murder: Police Questions Chris Attoh

Some weeks ago, Bettie Jenifer who was married to Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh was murdered in the United States of America. In development to the story of her killing, it has been gathered that Attoh has been invited for questioning by the U.S police as part of the ongoing investigation into Jenifer’s death.  According to ABC’s affiliated digital publishers, WJLA.com, ... Read More »

Sri Lanka President Slams Aide Over Easter Attacks

Sri Lanka’s president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided. The testimony appeared to put President Maithripala Sirisena in a poor light by implying he had not held National Security Council meetings to review threats such as the attacks carried ... Read More »

Two Dead, After Japan Mass Stabbing

Two people including a schoolgirl were stabbed to death and more than a dozen injured in Japan on Tuesday in a rampage that targeted children as they waited for a bus. The attacker, a man in his 50s who has not yet been identified, crept silently up behind a group of children at the bus stop and slashed randomly at ... Read More »

Strong 8.0-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Peru

A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighbouring Ecuador. The quake hit in a sparsely populated region of Peru’s Amazon basin region but was felt over a wide area. In Lima and other cities, frightened residents ... Read More »

US ‘Not Looking For Regime Change’ In Iran: Trump

The United States is not seeking regime change in Iran, President Donald Trump said Monday, as tensions between the two countries rise with Washington deploying troops to the region. “I know so many people from Iran, these are great people, it has a chance to be a great country, with the same leadership,” Trump said at a press conference in ... Read More »