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Cho Yang-ho, embattled CEO of Korean Air, dies at 70

Cho Yang-ho, the chairman and chief executive of Korean Air, whose legal troubles — and colorful daughters — kept him and the airline in an unwanted spotlight, died Sunday, the airline said. Cho, who was under indictment in South Korea...

British mother held in Dubai for old Facebook posts insulting ex-husband’s new wife

A British single mother faces up to two years in jail and a fine of £50,000 (€58,000) in Dubai after being detained over comments she made on social media in 2016 insulting her husband’s new wife. Laleh Sharavesh, 55, described...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

Twenty-five years after the start of its genocide, in which some 800,000 people were killed, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, said President Paul Kagame. Speaking at commemoration services Sunday, Kagame said that Rwandans would...

Belgium apologises for abduction of thousands of mixed-race children during colonial-era

Belgium apologised on Thursday for the abduction of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during its colonial-era rule between 1959 and 1962 of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda. The apology was the first time Belgium has...

Croatia's former PM Sanader jailed for corruption – Supreme Court

Former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader has been jailed for a corruption conviction after the Supreme Court increased his sentence above the level that requires him to go to prison. Sanader was taken from his home to prison late on...

Cuba cuts newspaper size due to paper scarcity as shortages bite

Cuba says a paper shortage is forcing it to cut back on pages and circulation at several state-run newspapers including the Communist Party daily Granma, highlighting the severity of the country's cash crunch as scarcity of basic goods increases. The...

Rescue ship with 64 migrants onboard stuck at Sea after being denied entry

A humanitarian ship carrying 64 migrants is stuck in the Mediterranean Sea after both Malta and Italy refused them entry, setting the scene for another standoff between EU member states. The migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on...

German court closes case of former death-camp guard

A German court has closed the trial against a 95-year-old former guard at a Nazi death camp, almost certainly ending one of the last such Holocaust prosecutions. The defendant, a German who cannot be named for legal reasons, is now...

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Crew complied with emergency procedures

The crew from the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed last month killing all 157 people on board, performed all emergency procedures but could not control the Boeing aircraft, a preliminary report revealed on Thursday. "Despite their hard work and...

Suspect in Christchurch mosque attack to face 50 murder counts

The suspect accused of carrying out an attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, last month in what has been called a terrorist attack will be charged Friday with 50 counts of murder, authorities said. New Zealand police said...

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