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Passenger plane crashes into sea in Russia's far east

A passenger plane with 28 people on board crashed into the sea off Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's far east on Tuesday, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported.The plane, a Russian-built Antonov An-26 twin-engined turboprop, was flying from the regional…

Hong Kong police reveal alleged plot to bomb train stations and courts

Hong Kong authorities said they have thwarted an alleged plot to bomb train stations, court buildings and tunnels organized by advocates for the city's independence from China.Steve Li, the senior superintendent of the police's National Security Department, said Tuesday nine…

Cyprus wildfires leave at least four dead

At least four people have died in Cyprus from an ongoing wildfire ravaging the country, the country's Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said Sunday.Four of the known victims of the fire have been identified as Egyptian nationals, Cyprus's Ministry of Foreign…

Pope Francis has surgery for 'colon diverticulitis'

Pope Francis is undergoing surgery for "colon diverticulitis," Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni told CNN on Sunday.It comes just hours after the 84-year-old pontiff, attended the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square.The Holy See press office said in a…

Military plane transporting troops crashes in Philippines

Rescue operations are underway after a Philippine Air Force plane crashed in the southern Philippines on Sunday, officials said.The C-130 military plane was transporting troops from Cagayan de Oro, in Mindanao, to Sulu province when it missed the runway on…