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Cool reprieve for parts of Europe as Germany roasts

A welcome dip in temperatures came to parts of Europe on Sunday, bringing relief to areas which have sweltered through a widespread, deadly heatwave...

Giant Beijing airport set to open on eve of China’s 70th birthday

Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic in China and celebrate...

Ethiopia’s army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks...

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz...

U.S. President Donald Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute

WASHINGTON/DUBAI - U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but...

Iran, the US and the Gulf: What now?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has swiftly and categorically pointed the finger of blame at Tehran."This assessment," he said, was "based on intelligence,...

Malmö sees third explosion attack in 24 hours

An explosion shook an apartment block in Malmö early on Wednesday morning -- the third unexplained blast in the city in just 24 hours.Police...

Electricity bikes are questioned after a fatal accident

The electric bicycles will be removed from the roads, says Transportstyrelsen's investigator Hans Cassepierre after a young man died in Helsingborg.It is a vehicle...

Trump accepts Turkey’s offer of working group on Russian S-400 – report

President Trump agrees to joint US-Turkey study on Washington's concerns over the sale of the Russian missile defence system to Ankara, Middle East Eye...

Google, in response to a government order to cutting ties with Chinese technology

Last night, Reuters broke the news that Google, in response to a government order, was cutting ties with Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei.While the order...