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BA aiming for 'near-normal' schedule amid backlog

BA aiming for 'near-normal' schedule amid backlog

British Airways says it is “aiming to operate a near-normal schedule” after an IT failure hit thousands of passengers. All flights were cancelled from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday due to what was described as a “global...
Afghanistan war: At least 13 dead in Khost bombing

Afghanistan war: At least 13 dead in Khost bombing

Afghanistan war: At least 13 dead in Khost bombing 27 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright EPA Image caption The latest violence is a challenge for Nato-backed Afghan forces At least 13 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing in the eastern Afghan...
India opens longest bridge on China border

India opens longest bridge on China border

India opens longest bridge on China border By Subir Bhaumik Assam 26 May 2017 From the section India Image copyright Pronib Das Image caption Construction of the Dhola Sadiya bridge began in 2011 India has inaugurated a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river,...
FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

Donald Trump’s son-in- law is under investigation over the “extent and nature” of his dealings with Russian officials, US media is reporting. Jared Kushner is being scrutinised by the FBI as part of the investigation into possible ties between the...
Monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones on Jupiter

Monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones on Jupiter

A NASA spacecraft has spotted monstrous ‘Earth-sized’ cyclones churning over of the poles of Jupiter. The chaotic weather systems were observed by the Juno probe, which has been exploring the gas planet’s cloud tops since last year. Scientists say...
Iran announces new underground missile factory

Iran announces new underground missile factory

Iran says it has built a third underground ballistic missiles factory, risking inflaming tensions with the US. The plant has been completed in the country in recent years, a military official revealed on Thursday. It comes days after the White House called for newly...

Intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling', says Trump

Donald Trump has said intelligence leaks related to the Manchester attack in the US is “deeply troubling”. Attending his first NATO summit in Brussels, the US President condemned the deadly suicide bombing as “barbaric and vicious”. More...
Montana election: A measure of Trump's success?

Montana election: A measure of Trump's success?

A special election in Montana is being seen as a gauge of Donald Trump’s presidency and a test of Democratic ability to punch through its weaknesses. The congressional seat, left open by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, is regarded as a referendum on Trump that...
President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador 24 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption Lenin Moreno: “I am a president for all” Ecuador’s new President Lenin Moreno has taken office, pledging to...
Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders

Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders

Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders 24 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Rome on Tuesday US President Donald Trump is due to hold talks with Pope Francis and...

Bus plunges into river in India killing 15

At least 15 people have died and eight remain missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged 380ft into a river gorge in northern India. Seven people were also injured in Tuesday’s accident in Uttarakhand state, situated almost 250 miles northeast of New...
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