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Singapore Airlines tightens cabin safety measures after turbulence killed one, injured dozens

The airline said it has adopted a "more cautious approach to managing turbulence in-flight" after the Boeing 777 jet heading to Singapore hit extreme turbulence over the Andaman Sea on Tuesday, hurling people and items around the cabin.

More than 100 people believed killed by a landslide in Papua New Guinea, Australian media report

Villagers say the number of those killed could be much higher. Social media video show locals pulling out buried bodies

Sydney judge says US ex-fighter pilot accused of training Chinese aviators can be extradited to US

A Sydney judge has ruled that former US Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on allegations he illegally trained Chinese aviators, leaving the attorney-general as Duggan’s last hope of remaining in Australia.

Iran’s military says Raisi’s helicopter caught fire soon after crash and there was no sign of attack

The first statement on the crash did not lay blame but said more details would come after further investigation.

Fire at chemical factory in India kills at least 9, with searchers looking for more victims

The explosion in the factory’s boiler on Thursday led to a fire that affected nearby factories and houses in Maharashtra state’s Thane district, administrative official Sachin Shejal said.

A fire in an apartment building in Hanoi, Vietnam, kills 14 people and injures 6

It took an hour to extinguish the fire, and state media reported 24 residents were in the building, seven in the owner’s family and 17 tenants.

Security Council to vote on resolution decrying attacks on UN and aid workers, demanding protection

The Swiss-sponsored resolution expresses grave concern at the growing number of attacks and threats against UN and humanitarian personnel along with the continuing disregard and violations of international humanitarian law by combatants.

Demi Moore, Cher, and more stars raise money for AIDS research at amfAR gala near Cannes

Demi Moore, whose film “The Substance” caused a stir at Cannes, hosted this year's gala, a role launched by Elizabeth Taylor in 1993.