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Deadly winds pummel northern Europe

Deadly winds pummel northern Europe

At least four people were killed when hurricane-force winds lashed northern Europe in one of the most severe storms in years, forcing flights to be cancelled and disrupting road, train and marine traffic.

Prosecutor dies in Turkey hostage drama

Prosecutor dies in Turkey hostage drama

An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group had taken him hostage, killing his two captors.

Airbus crash triggers debate on confidentiality

Airbus crash triggers debate on confidentiality

Calls to relax Germany's strict doctor-patient confidentiality law after a Germanwings plane crash last week have touched a nerve in a country obsessed about privacy because of its authoritarian past.

Buhari wins landslide in Nigeria election

Buhari wins landslide in Nigeria election

Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to oust a president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa's biggest economy and one of its most turbulent democracies.

One dead as pair try to ram US spy agency

One dead as pair try to ram US spy agency

Two people tried to ram their vehicle into the National Security Agency's entrance gates near Washington before guards shot one of them dead, officials say.

Crash pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Crash pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot's licence, German prosecutors say.

Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes off PNG

A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.

Airbus crash: Focus on pilot's problems

Airbus crash: Focus on pilot's problems

The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper says.

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