WORLD NEWS

Colombia crash pilot reported he was out of fuel: tape

Medellín, Colombia - 

The pilot of a charter plane carrying a Brazilian football team radioed frantically that he was out of fuel minutes before slamming into a hillside near Medellin with 77 people on board, an audio recording showed.

Megacities key to reaching global climate goals

Paris - 

The world's big cities must collectively cut their carbon footprint nearly in half within a decade if global climate goals are to be met, according to an analysis unveiled Thursday.

Blast at India explosives factory kills at least two

New Delhi - 

At least two workers have been killed and 13 more are missing feared dead after a blast at an explosives factory in south India, an emergency department official said Thursday.

Michelle Obama 'never' will run for White House: presiden

Michelle Obama 'never' will run for White House: presiden
Washington - 

For anyone who might like to see Michelle Obama run for president as a Democrat, it's time to rein in that early enthusiasm. Or so says her husband, President Barack Obama.

At least 10,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka - 

At least 10,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks, fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Trump vows to put aside doubts over business empire

Trump vows to put aside doubts over business empire

New York - 

Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to head off criticism that his vast business empire poses an unprecedented conflict of interest for an incoming US president, even as he comes under attack for packing his cabinet with fellow billionaires.

Russia confirms ready to cut oil output by 300,000 barrels per day

Russia confirms ready to cut oil output by 300,000 barrels per day

Moscow - 

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, responding to a decision by OPEC Wednesday to reduce crude output to lift prices, said Russia was ready to cut its own oil production by 300,000 barrels a day next year.

UN Security Council hits N.Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

UN Security Council hits N.Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

United states - 

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously imposed its toughest sanctions on North Korea, placing a cap on the hermit state's key coal exports after its defiant nuclear tests.



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