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At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India Fri, 19 Oct, 2018

A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year.

127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria Fri, 21 Sep, 2018

The official death toll rose to 127 after a badly overcrowded ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzanian authorities said Friday, as a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun.

Latin America seeks common ground to handle Venezuelan migrants

Latin America seeks common ground to handle Venezuelan migrants Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Latin American ministers met Monday to end the massive Venezuelan migrant crisis that has jolted the region, as Venezuela's government accused the United Nations of exaggerating the situation to justify "international intervention."
Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten, residents and government officials said.
Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea

Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Spain said it had plucked more than 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday as the country's interior minister headed to Mauritania to try to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration.
Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, with emotions spilling over into the aisles and onto the tarmac as families were reunited.
Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal

Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Four eastern EU states which have all taken a tough anti-migrant stance crowed victory on Friday over a controversial deal dropping the bloc's mandatory quota system in favour of measures designed to stem the influx of asylum seekers.
US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban restricting entry to people from five Muslim-majority countries, delivering the president a major victory in a tortuous legal battle.
Uber gets London licence back for 15 months

Uber gets London licence back for 15 months Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned an earlier decision and granted the ride-hailing app a 15-month permit.
UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.
Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.
New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Italy's new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade Saturday — and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants.
Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people

Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people Sat, 19 May, 2018

More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba on Friday, with just three seriously injured survivors in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage, officials and state media said.
Driving Tomorrow  Self-Driving Cars and its (legal) future

Driving Tomorrow Self-Driving Cars and its (legal) future Wed, 11 Apr, 2018

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257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria's worst air disaster

257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria's worst air disaster Wed, 11 Apr, 2018

Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe Wednesday when a military plane crashed after takeoff, killing 257 people on board, mostly army personnel and their family members, officials said.
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