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19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

There were 22 people on board the flight that departed Juba International Airport in the morning, said State information Minister Taban Abel. “The number (of dead) has reached 19,” he said, adding that a Ugandan and Ethiopian national were among the victims. Abel had earlier said two people were missing. ... Read More »

Six killed, one injured in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The helicopter was scheduled to land at Kathmandu at 8.20 in the morning but it crashed in a deep forest area of Nuwakot district.  The chopper was having seven people on ... Read More »

Five killed in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The chopper was having seven people on board including the pilot. According to police five bodies have been recovered and one person is missing.  A woman has been rescued alive with ... Read More »

19 citizens killed in tourist bus crash in Columbia

Fourteen of the deceased Colombian victims have been identified, the country’s foreign ministry said.  The identities of four Venezuelans and two Ecuadorians have also been determined. “Once all the bodies have been identified,” the Colombians will be repatriated, Bogota’s attorney general’s office said in a statement. The crash near Quito, ... Read More »

Russia: 18 killed in Helicopter crash in Siberia region

The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another helicopter soon after takeoff. The other helicopter landed safely after the incident. The helicopters’ black boxes have been recovered. A commission has been set up to ... Read More »

About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities

The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew members aboard, when it came down at around 4 p.m. local time (2100 GMT), Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s minister for communications and transportation, wrote on Twitter. TV images showed the severely damaged body of the plane after it came ... Read More »

Former champs Sharapova, Kvitova crash out, Nadal, Djokovic through B

Sharapova, the 2004 champion, was joinedon Tuesday at the exit by 2011 and 2014 winner Petra Kvitova who was stunned by Belarusian world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich. However, two-time men’s champion Rafael Nadal and three-time winner Novak Djokovic eased into the second round. Sharapova was cruising to victory at one ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: Portugal, Argentina crash out

Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out, beaten 4-3 by Les Bleus. Kylian Mbappe ... Read More »

World Cup holders Germany crash to Mexico defeat

The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history. Germany’s preparations for the tournament were plagued by poor results and controversy, and their problems were magnified in ... Read More »

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash

Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from the mangled wreckage and were in critical condition in hospital. They were the only known survivors from the nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737, operated by Cubana de Aviacion. It crashed into a field close to a wooded area near ... Read More »

Clasico of honour’ – Real look to crash unbeaten Barca’s party

This ‘clasico’ at Camp Nou will have minimal impact on the league, with Barca already crowned champions and Real’s passing interest in pipping Atletico to second place diminished by their ambitions in Europe. But there is still much at stake in what Madrid’s daily newspaper Marca has billed “the clasico ... Read More »