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UK to offer EU citizens 3-year visas after no-deal Brexit

UK to offer EU citizens 3-year visas after no-deal Brexit Wed, 04 Sep, 2019

Britain's government  announced a three-year immigration scheme to cover most European citizens wanting to come to Britain after a no deal Brexit, in a move aimed at reassuring business they will still be able to recruit the staff they need.
US offered millions in cash to captain of Iranian tanker

US offered millions in cash to captain of Iranian tanker Wed, 04 Sep, 2019

 A senior US official personally offered several million dollars to the Indian captain of an Iranian oil tanker suspected of heading to Syria, the State Department confirmed Wednesday.
US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar Sat, 17 Aug, 2019

The US Justice Department issued a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel.
Russians hail 'hero' pilot after Moscow emergency landing

Russians hail 'hero' pilot after Moscow emergency landing Thu, 15 Aug, 2019

A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero   for landing an Airbus carrying more than 230 people in a Moscow corn field after a bird strike.
Irish airport flights suspended after runway plane fire

Irish airport flights suspended after runway plane fire Thu, 15 Aug, 2019

Flights were suspended at Shannon Airport in western Ireland after a fire broke out on the undercarriage of an aircraft on the runway, an airport spokesman said.
At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China

At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

At least 18 people were killed and 16 others missing in a landslide after Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China, national television reported.
Iran seizes third foreign ship in less than a month

Iran seizes third foreign ship in less than a month Sun, 04 Aug, 2019

Iran has seized a "foreign vessel" in the Gulf, state media said, in what would be the third such seizure in a month amid heightened tensions with its foe the United States.
US Supreme Court allows Trump to spend military funds on US-Mexico border wall construction

US Supreme Court allows Trump to spend military funds on US-Mexico border wall construction Sat, 27 Jul, 2019

The US Supreme Court  ruled in favor of President Donald Trump, allowing him to proceed with plans to divert billions of dollars in Pentagon funds towards construction of his border wall with Mexico.
French submarine lost in 1968 found at last in Mediterranean

French submarine lost in 1968 found at last in Mediterranean Tue, 23 Jul, 2019

A French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean in 1968 has been found, officials said, ending a 51-year wait for families of the crew who continue to seek answers to the naval disaster.
Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar

Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

Iran condemned the "illegal interception" of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar where authorities said they suspected it was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.
Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record Tue, 21 May, 2019

A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world's highest peak.
41 people killed after plane erupts in flames in emergency landing at Russian airport

41 people killed after plane erupts in flames in emergency landing at Russian airport Mon, 06 May, 2019

A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children.
Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president

Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

 Thirteen people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the president said.
Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute

Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Singapore and Malaysia reached an agreement to end their months-long airspace dispute, the transport ministers of the two neighboring countries said in a joint statement.
Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues Sun, 24 Mar, 2019

A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm.
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