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Violence threatens to mar Mexico’s midterm elections

Violence threatens to mar Mexico’s midterm elections

Violence is threatening Mexico’s midterm elections, with radical teachers attempting to block Sunday’s voting.…

Portuguese government fights injunction blocking sale of national airline

Portuguese government fights injunction blocking sale of national airline

The Portuguese government says it has filed legal arguments at a court contesting an injunction that halted the privatization of national airline TAP Air Portugal.…

Russian MiG fighter jet crashes, both crew members bail out safely

Russian MiG fighter jet crashes, both crew members bail out safely

The Russian Defense Ministry says that a military jet has crashed in the south and both crewmen have bailed out safely.…

Relatives of Germanwings victims angered by delay in return of remains

Relatives of Germanwings victims angered by delay in return of remains

Relatives of those killed in the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 have expressed anger after the airline announced that the return of victims’ remains to Germany will be delayed.…

Interpol puts 6 linked to FIFA on most wanted list in racketeering, corruption charges

Interpol puts 6 linked to FIFA on most wanted list in racketeering, corruption charges

Interpol has put six men with ties to FIFA on its most wanted list, issuing an international alert for two former FIFA officials and four executives on charges including racketeering…

N. Korea races to boost electricity supply by up to 50 percent in time for party anniversary

N. Korea races to boost electricity supply by up to 50 percent in time for party anniversary

North Korea is racing to boost its electricity supply by up to 50 percent with the completion of several generating stations by the end of the year and is pushing…

Global economic watchdog warns on weak recovery as slashes forecast for US growth this year

Global economic watchdog warns on weak recovery as slashes forecast for US growth this year

The world economy risks being bogged down in a low-growth spiral unless measures are taken to spur demand and incite businesses to boost their stubbornly sluggish investments.…

Bahamas police investigating deaths of 2 crew members on different cruise ships

Bahamas police investigating deaths of 2 crew members on different cruise ships

Bahamian authorities are investigating the deaths of two crew members on separate cruise ships that were in the islands’ waters.…

Boat with more than 450 people sinks in China’s Yangtze

Boat with more than 450 people sinks in China’s Yangtze

A small cruise ship carrying more than 450 people, many of them elderly, sank overnight in the Yangtze River during a storm in southern China, and eight people have been…

Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in China’s Yangtze River; rescue work is underway

Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in China’s Yangtze River; rescue work is underway

A passenger ship carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in the Yangtze River in southern China, and seven people have been rescued, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.…