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German survivors of Madeira bus crash to be flown home

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A German plane is expected to arrive on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Friday to take home survivors from a bus crash that killed 29 …

German survivors of Madeira bus crash to be flown home

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:10 AM ET World The Washington Times  

FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) - A German plane was expected to arrive on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Friday to take home survivors from a bus crash …

Turkey says Russian system no threat to F-35s, seeks panel

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:09 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Turkey’s foreign minister says the United States has yet to respond to a Turkish proposal to set up a technical committee to review possible security …

Turkey says Russian system no threat to F-35s, seeks panel

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:06 AM ET World The Washington Times  

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's foreign minister says the United States has yet to respond to a proposal to set up a technical committee to review …

Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:53 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Protesters are gathering at the main post office in Algiers, on the ninth straight Friday of demonstrations against the country’s …

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:50 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or …

Ex-president: Peace possible when all Afghans sit together

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:49 AM ET World The Washington Times  

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's former president says he's saddened by the cancellation of wide-encompassing talks with the Taliban, …

Austria fears for top climbers missing in Canada

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:47 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country’s best-known climbers missing and …

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:38 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Japanese police say a car driven by an 87-year-old man has smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle …

Extremist Merah’s brother handed 30-year sentence

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:37 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The brother of Islamic extremist Mohamed Merah has been sentenced to 30 years’ in prison for complicity over a horrific 2012 attack in the southern …

Expats vote on giving Egypt president 8 more years in power

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:22 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Report: Egyptian expats vote on constitutional amendments that could allow president to stay in power until …

Snakes in office force Liberia’s president to work from home

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:21 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Snakes in office force Liberia’s president to work from home; fumigation has …

Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good Friday

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:56 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Christian pilgrims march on Good Friday through ancient alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, retracing Jesus’ …

Report: At least 13 dead in South Africa church collapse

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:36 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Report: At least 13 dead after part of a church collapses in South …

Mali’s prime minister resigns amid criticism over insecurity

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:25 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Mali’s prime minister resigns amid growing criticism over …

Sudanese protest organizers to announce interim council

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:51 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Sudanese protest organizers to announce council to pressure the military to hand over power after al-Bashir …

Rome readies for Colosseum Good Friday event, led by pope

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:35 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Rome is preparing for the Colosseum Way of the Cross procession, presided over by Pope …

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:18 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Police in Northern Ireland say the dissident republican group the New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during …

China sentences military veterans for protesting

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:10 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Chinese courts have sentenced more than three dozen military veterans to years in prison for protesting over the lack of benefits, saying they …

In Ukrainian candidate’s hometown, a cry for change

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:48 AM ET World The Washington Post  

As Sunday’s presidential runoff election in Ukraine approaches, residents of an industrial city where leading candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy was raised …