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HRW urges investigation into French air strike in central Mali

Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged France and Mali on Thursday to investigate a recent French airstrike in the centre of the Sahel state, which residents said killed dozens of civilians.Several...
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Norway ready to help save Norwegian Air

The Norwegian state said Thursday it was ready to offer aid to Norwegian Air, after the ailing low-cost airline presented a new plan to survive its Covid-induced crisis.Hit hard by...
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Dutch airline KLM to cut up to 1,000 more jobs: statement

Dutch airline KLM will shed between 800 and 1,000 more jobs as the coronavirus pandemic is hitting the aviation business for longer than expected, the carrier said Wednesday.The job losses...
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Dutch airline KLM to cut up to 1,000 more jobs

Dutch airline KLM said on Thursday it will shed between 800 and 1,000 more jobs as the coronavirus pandemic is hitting the aviation sector for longer than expected.The job losses...
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Russian soldier handed long prison term for shooting spree

A Russian military court on Thursday sentenced a young recruit to over 24 years in prison for shooting dead eight servicemen, in a trial that spotlighted hazing in the army.Ramil...
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EU not naive in celebrating Biden arrival: Belgian FM

The European Union should "chart its own course" even as it celebrates the arrival of US President Joe Biden in the White House, Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes told AFP...
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French troops kill over 20 jihadists in Burkina Faso

More than 20 jihadists have been killed by French troops this month in Burkina Faso near the border with troubled Mali, the French military said Thursday.One of the poorest countries...
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Families of Indonesia jet crash victims hold memorial at sea

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed into the sea scattered flowers at the crash site Friday, as investigators look for clues to why the plane...
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Russia ‘welcomes’ Biden proposal to extend New START treaty

Russia said Friday it welcomed a proposal by US President Joe Biden to extend New START, a landmark nuclear arms reduction agreement due to expire next month.The accord is the...
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Israeli army says downed drone from Lebanon

The Israeli army shot down an unmanned aircraft it said had entered its airspace from Lebanon, the military said Friday, hours after a strike in Syria attributed to the Jewish...
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Outrage after troops protecting US Capitol forced to sleep in parking garage

A decision to turn a chilly underground parking garage into an overnight billet for National Guard troops in Washington to protect President Joe Biden's inauguration has stirred an uproar.A number...
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Iran leader account posts warning to Trump

Iran's supreme leader's office has posted a photomontage of former US president Donald Trump playing golf under the shadow of a warplane alongside a pledge to avenge a deadly 2020...
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US Senate confirms Austin as first Black chief of Pentagon

The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American...
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12 US Guard troops pulled from inauguration after far-right probe

Twelve US National Guard troops have been pulled from duty protecting the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden, partly due to an investigation of extremist sympathies in the ranks, the Pentagon...
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US soldier charged with plotting IS attack on 9/11 Memorial

A US Army soldier was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to help Islamic State fighters attack American troops and targets in New York, including the 9/11 Memorial.Cole James Bridges...
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NATO chief says looking forward to working with Biden

NATO and the European Union are looking forward to working with US President-elect Joe Biden to strengthen transatlantic ties, the military alliance's chief said on Tuesday."We look forward to working...
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Reducing air pollution ‘could prevent 50,000 EU deaths’

Limiting air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization could prevent more than 50,000 deaths in Europe annually, according to research published Wednesday that called for urgent action.The...
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Incoming US defense chief promises to fight extremists in the ranks

President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be the next defense secretary, Lloyd Austin, pledged Tuesday to tackle extremists in the military's own ranks, after some members of the military dressed in...
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Gorbachev calls on Russia and US to mend ties under Biden

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday called for Russia and the United States to repair their strained relations, hours before President-elect Joe Biden was to enter the White House.Tensions...
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Airline giant IAG gets Air Europa on cheap over virus

British Airways owner IAG on Wednesday said it would pay only half the agreed purchase price of Spain's Air Europa, and not for more than six years, as the sector...
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Trump departs Washington for Florida on Air Force One

President Donald Trump left Washington on Air Force One on Wednesday three hours ahead of the inauguration of his successor, Joe Biden.Trump, 74, will be at his Mar-a-Lago resort in...
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Libya navy school fire kills officers, civilian: ministry

A fire at a Libyan naval academy near the capital Tripoli killed two senior officers and a civilian, the health ministry said Wednesday, without identifying the root cause of the...
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UK misses Trump deal in Airbus-Boeing tariffs dispute

Britain failed to strike a deal with Donald Trump ahead of his departure as US president on a tariffs dispute between European planemaker Airbus and US rival Boeing, the UK...
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Russia urges ‘more constructive’ approach from Biden on key arms treaty

Russia on Wednesday urged US President Joe Biden's new administration to take a "more constructive" approach in talks over the extension of the New START treaty, Washington's last arms reduction...
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Russia urges Biden to be ‘more constructive’ on arms treaty

Russia on Wednesday urged US President Joe Biden's new administration to take a "more constructive" approach in talks over the extension of the New START treaty, Washington's last arms reduction...
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Canada extends international traveller ban

Canada on Wednesday announced a one-month extension of a ban on non-essential international travel into the country, stretching the restrictions until February 21.Travellers allowed into Canada despite the ban, which...
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Delicate dance: handing off the US ‘nuclear football’

When an outgoing president hands the keys to the White House to the incoming one, another discrete handover takes place: the systems and codes for the US leader to launch...
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United Airlines says it lost $7.1 bn in 2020 on Covid-19 hit

United Airlines on Wednesday reported it took a hefty loss in 2020 following the devastating hit Covid-19 did to travel, but the carrier eyed a partial recovery in 2021.United reported...
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Boeing reports 59% drop in commercial plane deliveries in 2020

Boeing reported Tuesday a 59 percent plunge in commercial plane deliveries in 2020 as it contended with the grounding of the 737 MAX and a travel industry downturn amid Covid-19.The...
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Deutsche Post flying high as pandemic boosts e-commerce

DHL owner Deutsche Post reported record results on Tuesday and said it was buying another eight Boeing aircraft as the pandemic fuels a package boom spurred by online shopping.The German...
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