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Shots fired at car carrying Ukrainian president’s top aide

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A volley of shots was fired at a car carrying the principal aide of the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in what a senior official has called an assassination attempt. More than 10 bullets hit the car near th...

Afghanistan flight carrying more than 100 foreign passengers lands in Doha

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A flight carrying more than 100 international passengers out of Kabul has landed in Doha, the first such civilian flight since the chaotic evacuation of 124,000 foreigners and at-risk Afghans sparked by the Taliban’s ...

Priti Patel to send boats carrying migrants to UK back across Channel

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Priti Patel is preparing to send back small boats carrying migrants in the Channel despite warnings from the French authorities that it could endanger lives. Border Force staff are being trained to employ “turn-around...

Pieter‑Steph du Toit: ‘I grew up with a sense of destiny – I feel responsibility carrying this name’

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Pieter Stephanus du Toit VIII fills the air with a high-pitched wail. He’s hungry. It’s past breakfast time and he’s run out of patience. He doesn’t care that his father, Pieter Stephanus du Toit VII, has just begun a...

Plane carrying skydivers crashes in Sweden, killing nine

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Nine people have been found dead after a skydiving airplane crashed outside Orebro in Sweden.“It’s a very severe accident,” Swedish police said on their website. “Everyone on board the crashed plane has died.”Police s...

Helicopter carrying Colombian president and senior officials hit by gunfire

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Colombia’s president Iván Duque said a helicopter carrying him and several senior officials came under fire in the southern Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela, in a rare instance of a direct attack on a presidential...

Albuquerque mayoral candidate interrupted by drone carrying sex toy – video

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Manuel Gonzales, a New Mexico sheriff who is running for mayor of Albuquerque, was interrupted at a campaign event by a flying drone with a sex toy attached to it. A man tried to grab the item, swinging his fist and c...

Kerfuffle after drone carrying sex toy disrupts Albuquerque mayoral event

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A New Mexico sheriff who is running for mayor of Albuquerque was interrupted at a campaign event by a flying drone with a sex toy attached to it and a man who called him a “tyrant” while swinging his fist. The campaig...

Small boats carrying migrants across Channel hit record levels in May

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The number of small boat arrivals from northern France to UK reached record levels in May with 568 migrants crossing the Channel in the last four days of the month. In the first four months of 2021, the number crossin...

Mexico City metro overpass carrying train carriages collapses – video

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A rescue operation was under way after a Mexico City metro overpass partially collapsed on Monday night. More than a dozen people died in the incident and about 70 were injured, civil protection authorities in Mexico ...

Baby born on plane that happened to be carrying doctor and neonatal nurses

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A woman who went into labour prematurely on a plane was fortunate to have chosen a flight with some highly qualified fellow passengers. Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga was travelling from Salt Lake City to Hawaii on 28 April fo...

Indonesia continues search for missing submarine carrying 53 people

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Hope is fading for the 53 crew members on a missing Indonesian submarine, as the search for the vessel continues off the coast of Bali. The Indonesian navy has revealed that an oil spill at sea was spotted near the ea...

Man arrested carrying axe near Buckingham Palace

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A man carrying an axe has been arrested near Buckingham Palace, police have said. Metropolitan police officers were on patrol when they spotted the man, believed to be in his forties, walking on the Mall in central Lo...

Labour to destroy local election leaflet carrying anti-Travellers pledge

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Labour is to withdraw and destroy an election leaflet that made pledges about “dealing with Traveller incursions” after criticism over its use by a senior MP. Charlotte Nichols, the shadow minister for women and equal...

Dozens killed after train carrying 350 people derails in eastern Taiwan – video

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Dozens of people have died after a train derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan, authorities said. The 408 Taroko Express was carrying about 350 people when it crashed on Friday morning at Qingshui tunnel in Huaelien ...

Israel ‘bombed a dozen ships carrying Iranian oil or weapons in past two years’

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Israel has bombed at least a dozen ships en route to Syria during the past two years, most of which have been carrying Iranian oil, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing US and regional officials. The attacks, whic...