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Four charged with murder for shooting down MH17 plane

Four men have been charged with murder over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew. Dutch investigators have accused three...

  Asia / South Asia

Four charged with murder for shooting down MH17 plane

Four men have been charged with murder over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew. Dutch investigators have accused three Russians, Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinskiy and Oleg Pulatov, and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko of involvement. Passenger flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was shot down...

Eight killed in Uttar Pradesh road crash

At least eight people, including two children, were killed and 12 others injured early on Wednesday after a pick-up van collided head-on with a goods carrier in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The accident took place in Lehrawan village in Sambhal district, 379 km northwest of Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, reports Xinhua. "Early today,...

  Americas

Trump formally kicks off his re-election bid

US President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday (local time) by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats. At a packed rally at an arena in Orlando, Florida, Trump made...

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Egypt's ousted leader Mursi dies after court hearing

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said. Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year...

100 Malians killed in attack on ethnic village

Nearly 100 people have been killed in attack in a village in central Mali inhabited by the Dogon ethnic group, according to reports. The attack happened in Sobale Kou, close to Sanga town, reports BBC on Monday citing French-language news outlet RFI. The bodies of the dead have been burned, says a local official, and the search for more bodies...