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Turkish opposition to challenge referendum at European court

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 14:46 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Turkey's main opposition party says it will challenge the outcome of the country's April 16 referendum on expanding the president's powers at the European Court of Human Rights. The pro-secular...

United Airlines investigates report that rabbit died on flight

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:42 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards from Worcestershire in central England told The...

Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coast

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 11:54 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants. The German government says a "request list" for Libya's coast...

Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 08:43 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to...

Alitalia expected to start bankruptcy procedures

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 15:25 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Alitalia is expected to start bankruptcy procedures after employees rejected proposed salary cuts and layoffs cuts aimed at saving Italy's financially troubled flagship airline. The company's...

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