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Passengers watch Cuba plane crash smoke from terminal

Passengers in Havana's Jose Marti International Airport looked on as a cloud of dark smoke rose in the distance, where a plane crashed and...

Police chief in Texas says explosive devices found in high school and surrounding areas

At least 10 people died in a shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school yesterday and police searching the building said they had...

Singapore’s Lee visits new Malaysian PM Mahathir

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad today in an unofficial work visit. A high-speed rail project valued about...

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers along Gaza’s border with Israel

The Gaza-Israel border protests were less crowded yesterday than in earlier weeks, as hundreds, instead of thousands, gathered at the border camps, burning tyres...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO in emergency talks as cases spread

The World Health Organization is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A...

Trump contradicts Bolton on ‘Libya model’

US President Donald Trump has contradicted his own national security adviser, saying the so-called "Libya model" for denuclearisation is not being pursued with North...

Malaysia police seize cash and luxury goods in Najib-linked raids

Police in Malaysia say they have seized hundreds of boxes of luxury items and handbags full of foreign currency from properties linked to ex-PM...

Hawaii’s Kilauea: Explosive eruption at volcano

An explosive eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has sent ash 30,000ft into the sky. The scientists say further activity is likely in the near...

Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA’s first female director

The US Senate has approved the CIA's first female director, despite her role in the spy agency's post-9/11 interrogation programme. Gina Haspel's confirmation in...

Jailed former Malaysian deputy prime minister walks free

Anwar Ibrahim, former Malaysian deputy prime minister who was jailed for a sodomy verdict, walked free yesterday after receiving pardon. Witnessed by a large...