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Russian Prototype Missile Fails

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia’s military announced Wednesday that a test launch of a prototype of an intercontinental missile has failed. The ballistic missile was launched Tuesday from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia and crashed back into the launch zone. Authorities say there were no injuries or damage on the ground. The missile was designed by the Moscow […]

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Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 28

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a bus carrying school children from a field trip in Punjab province overturned late Monday, killing at least 26 children and two adults. Local police say more than 40 other people on the bus were injured in the accident on the main motorway in Kalar Kahar, east of the capital, Islamabad. Road […]

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Alleged US Drone Crashes in Somalia

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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An alleged U.S. spy drone has crashed in the Somali city of Kismayo, which is controlled by the militant group al-Shabab. Witnesses in Kismayo told VOA that the unmanned drone crashed Sunday near the airport of the southern Somali city. An al-Shabab website says the drone belongs to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It says […]

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Plane Crashes in Nepal, Kills All 19 Onboard

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Aviation officials in Nepal say a plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed, killing all 19 people onboard. Authorities say one passenger initially survived the crash Sunday, but died later in a hospital. Tourism officials say the Buddha Air Beechcraft was carrying 10 Indians, 2 Americans, 1 Japanese and 3 Nepali passengers. The […]

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Plane Crashes in Nepal, Kills All 19 On Board

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Aviation officials in Nepal say a plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed, killing all 19 people on board. Authorities say one passenger initially survived the crash Sunday, but died later in a hospital. Officials say the plane crashed in heavy fog, a few kilometers south of Katmandu. Aviation authorities say the Buddha […]

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Plane Crashes in Nepal, Kills All 19 On Board

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Aviation officials in Nepal say a plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed, killing all 19 people on board. Authorities say one passenger initially survived the crash Sunday, but died later in a hospital. Officials say the plane crashed in heavy fog, a few kilometers south of Katmandu. Aviation authorities say the Buddha […]

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NEPAL PLANE CRASH

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Aviation officials in Nepal say a plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed, killing at least 18 people. Authorities say the plane crashed in heavy fog Sunday near Katmandu. Officials say the Beech aircraft belonging to Buddha Air was carrying 16 foreign passengers and a crew of three.

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German Train Hits Car, At Least 20 Injured

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A regional train in eastern Germany derailed after crashing into an automobile Tuesday, injuring more than 20 people, at least six seriously. The auto hit by the train was pushed onto the tracks by the vehicle behind it, but the driver managed to escape before impact with the train. The accident near Leipzig, south of […]

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US Airshow Crash Death Toll Rises to 10

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 1:18 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from last week’s plane crash at an airshow in Nevada has risen to 10. A World War Two vintage fighter plane crashed into an area of box seats near a grandstand during the National Championship Air Races site outside Reno. Video taken at the scene showed the plane heading nose-down into the […]

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US Airshow Crash Death Toll Rises to 10

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 1:13 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from last week’s plane crash at an airshow in Nevada has risen to 10. A World War Two vintage fighter plane crashed into an area of box seats near a grandstand during the National Championship Air Races site outside Reno. Video taken at the scene showed the plane heading nose-down into the […]

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