Deaths rise to 18 in Ukraine helicopter crash that killed minister

Deaths rise to 18 in Ukraine helicopter crash that killed minister

At least 18 people, including Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, were killed when a helicopter crashed near a kindergarten outside the capital Kiev on Wednesday, according to local authorities.

Luxembourg lawmaker to replace arrested EU Parliament vice-president

Luxembourg lawmaker to replace arrested EU Parliament vice-president

Marc Angel, a socialist EU lawmaker from Luxembourg, is to become European Parliament vice president, replacing Eva Kaili who is under arrest in Belgium over corruption allegations.

Britain strikes: Thousands of nurses walk out in dispute over pay

Britain strikes: Thousands of nurses walk out in dispute over pay

Nursing staff from more than 55 NHS trusts in England are taking part in industrial action on Wednesday and Thursday following two days of action in December.

Boris Pistorius to be new German defence minister

Boris Pistorius to be new German defence minister

Boris Pistorius, the interior minister of Lower Saxony, is to be Germany‘s new defence minister following the resignation of Christine Lambrecht on Monday.

UNESCO: Number of murdered journalists now on the rise

UNESCO: Number of murdered journalists now on the rise

After several years of consecutive decline, the number of journalists killed worldwide rose to 86 last year from 55 in 2021, representing a 36% rise, the UN cultural organization UNESCO reported on Monday.

Cosa Nostra Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro arrested

Cosa Nostra Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro arrested

The head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra Mafia, Matteo Messina Denaro, has been arrested, Italian police said on Monday.

69 confirmed dead after Nepal plane crash

69 confirmed dead after Nepal plane crash

Sixty-nine bodies have been recovered in Nepal after a passenger plane crashed in the city of Pokhara, airport authorities said.

20 dead after Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building

20 dead after Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building

The number of dead has risen to 20 after a Russian missile attack that hit a high-rise apartment building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Saturday, according to official figures.