Investigators recover 'black box' flight recorders from Air India crash

Investigators have recovered the “black box” flight recorders from an Air India Express plane that crashed in southern India killing at least 18 people, the aviation minister said Saturday.

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Venezuela sentences two American ex-soldiers to 20 years over failed ‘invasion’

Two former US soldiers have been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Venezuela on charges including terrorism, after a failed bid to invade the Caribbean country last May, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said.

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Belarus opposition candidate's campaign manager detained before presidential vote

The campaign manager of Belarus’s leading opposition candidate was detained on Saturday on the eve of a tense presidential vote, her office said.

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UK calls on France to intercept migrants crossing Channel as numbers rise

British interior minister Priti Patel on Friday described the volume of migrants crossing the Channel as “appalling and unacceptably high” and called on France to help keep numbers down.

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Lebanon: Beirut blast deals fresh blow to a government struggling with popular discontent

The devastating blast that struck the heart of the Lebanese capital has dealt a fresh blow to the country’s fragile government, already under fire for alleged financial mismanagement that has led the country to the brink of economic collapse. What lasting political consequences is the blast likely to have?

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