HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.

WINDSOR, May 19: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world.

UN Votes to Send Investigators to Gaza

Published On: May 19, 2018 02:12 PM NPT By: Agencies

The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

INDIA, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting protest from neighbour Pakistan that says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

HAVANA, May 19: More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and there were only three survivors, officials and state media said on Friday.

'Multiple fatalities' reported in US school shooting

Published On: May 18, 2018 09:05 PM NPT By: Agencies

Texas, May 18: Multiple fatalities are being reported in a shooting at a Texas high school, which is on lockdown.

Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at tomorrow's Royal Wedding after her dad Thomas pulled out of the ceremony, Kensington Palace announced today.

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

Published On: May 18, 2018 02:22 PM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, May 18: Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city, the World Health Organization said on Friday, raising its assessment from "high" previously.

HAWAII, May 18: Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spewed ash nearly six miles (9 km) into the sky on Thursday and scientists warned this could be the first in a string of more violent explosive eruptions with the next possibly occurring within hours.

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18: Malaysian police seized 284 boxes containing designer handbags and dozens of bags filled with cash and jewellery from a private residence linked to former prime minister Najib Razak on Friday morning.