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Melbourne plane crash: Pilot error in fatal shopping centre incident

Image copyright ATSB Image caption All five people on board were killed in the crash last year Pilot error was responsible for a small plane crash which killed five...

US tells Iran to ‘look in the mirror’ after Ahvaz attack

Media captionThe moment gunmen open fire on an Iranian military parade The US ambassador to the UN has urged Iran to “look in the mirror” for the causes of...

The Aquarius: Migrant rescue ship has registration revoked

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) only registered the ship last month, after the Gibraltar authorities revoked its flag A rescue...

Abhilash Tomy: Rescue mission to reach injured Indian sailor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thuriya set sail from France at the start of July on the round-the-world race An international rescue team is trying to reach...

Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack

Media captionThe moment gunmen open fire on an Iranian military parade Iranian leaders have accused US-backed Gulf states of being behind an attack on a military parade...

Maldives election: Voting begins in controversial poll

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India fears close ties between the incumbent government of Abdulla Yameen and China The Maldives has started to vote in a...

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Quebec Liberal leader Phillipe Couillard was asked about grocery budgets A Canadian political leader has been caught in a dangerous...

‘Hezbollah treasurer’ Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

Image copyright EPA Image caption The US has shown concern about Hezbollah financial operations in South America Police in Brazil have arrested a man accused by the...

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Divers hunt for survivors

Media captionRelatives have been anxiously waiting for news At least 136 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania,...

Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Dozens drown in ferry capsize

Image copyright Stephen Msengi Image caption Volunteers have been helping rescue efforts At least 40 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized...