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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 4:03am

An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported.

The Latest: Iran plane crash killed all 66 people on board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 4:00am

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Israel's Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:43am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed an international agreement with Iran on Sunday, saying it has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.

Egypt accepts delay of Ethiopia dam meeting as protests rage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:59am

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says it accepts Ethiopia's request to delay a meeting about a dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River, after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in decades.

Poland tries to frame PM's Holocaust remarks as frank debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:49am

A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister has sought to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate about the World War II crimes against Jews.

Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:20am

Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board.

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:48am

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran.

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after soldiers wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:39am

The Israeli military said it struck 18 targets in Gaza overnight, in response to an explosive device that wounded four soldiers along the border with the territory, as Gaza officials said the bodies of two Palestinian teenagers who were killed trying to infiltrate Israel were recovered on Sunday.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:31pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:19pm

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The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:22pm

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Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:21pm

Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported Saturday.

Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:25pm

A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside. Thirteen people were killed — the only known fatalities related to the quake — and 16 were injured.

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:21pm

Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that jolted southern and central parts of the country, authorities said Saturday, though 13 people were killed in the crash of a helicopter sent to assess the damage.

Kosovo celebrates decade of independence, challenges ahead

Sylejman Kllokoqi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:05pm

Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities that started Saturday amid reminders of the obstacles to the country's full acceptance.

Collision of Greek boat, Turkish vessel caught on video

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:23pm

Video footage surfaced Saturday of the moment a Turkish coast guard vessel collided with a stationary Greek patrol boat near a pair of Aegean Sea islets over which the two countries almost went to war in 1996.

The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:37pm

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UK party sacks leader in fallout from racist Markle texts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:29pm

The troubled U.K. Independence Party ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist text messages sent by his girlfriend, leaving the future of the right-wing party that played a key role in Brexit once more uncertain.

Mexicans hold mournful procession for endangered porpoise

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:13pm

Activists and artists in Mexico held a mournful, dirge-like procession Saturday for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise as the species' numbers fell below 30.