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Three dead as plane crashes into crowd in Germany

A small plane has crashed in the central Germany, killing three people. The single-engine Cessna hit a group of people clustered by an airfield on Wasserkuppe mountain near the town of Fulda in Hesse state on Sunday. The plane was reportedly trying to gain height after a failed landing and …

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Buhari slaps 50 ‘corrupt’ Nigerians with travel ban

The Federal Government has banned 50 persons from travelling abroad over corruption cases. The ban followed a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for the full implementation of Executive Order 6. The Nigeria Immigration Service and other security agencies have been directed to place the 50 persons on their watch-list, pending …

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UBS rogue trader Kweku Adoboli released on bail [Video]

The convicted former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has been released from detention at an immigration removal centre near Heathrow while he awaits a judicial review of his deportation. Adoboli was released on Tuesday night after a judge ruled he should be bailed. The Guardian reported that he has been detained at Harmondsworth immigration centre for …

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Sierra Leone cancels China-funded airport

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March. At the time, the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose …

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Twenty killed in US ‘limousine’ crash

Twenty people have been killed in a car crash involving a limousine in the US state of New York, police say. State police said that two vehicles were involved in the crash on Saturday afternoon in the town of Schoharie. Eyewitnesses described seeing an SUV-style stretch limousine leave the road …

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