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Hurricane weakens after striking Mexico

 

A category-one hurricane weakened into a tropical storm early Thursday after slamming into Mexico’s eastern coast with powerful

6 dead, 13 missing as smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen sea

 

Six migrants drowned and 13 went missing Thursday when smugglers forced 180 Ethiopian migrants off a boat bound

Nearly 60,000 evacuated after China quake kills 19

China on Wednesday evacuated nearly 60,000 people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19, rattling a

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities

Qatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate

Up to 100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest China late Tuesday, killing at least five people, with up to 100 feared dead, according to

Bahrain, UAE open flight corridors for Qatar Airways: ICAO

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up flight corridors for sanctions-hit Qatar’s state-owned flag carrier Qatar Airways,

US businesses defend Gulf airlines in subsidies dispute

A coalition of transportation and tourism businesses on Monday called on the US government to preserve aviation agreements with

US natural gas emerging as rival to Russia in Europe

The growth of shale gas extraction is positioning the United States to be a bigger natural gas exporter, potentially challenging Russia’s

Union battles to represent workers at Nissan US factory

Efforts to unionize workers at a Nissan factory in the Deep South will reach a climax Friday in a bitter contest

Surprisingly fleet-footed giant tortoise escapes Japan zoo… again

 

The escapee is female, weighs 55 kilogrammes (121 pounds) and has a “gentle” disposition — but a history