MOSCOW: Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines said on Monday it was cancelling its planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, the same type of aircraft involved in a fatal crash-landing the previous day, the TASS news agency reported.
BANGKOK: Thailand announced Wednesday that King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s long-time consort had become his fourth wife, bestowed with the title Queen Suthida — a surprise move just days before his coronation.
CARACAS: A woman was shot dead and more than two dozen people were injured during May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
NICOSIA: Police in Cyprus found human remains today in an ongoing investigation into a suspected serial killer thought to have gone on a killing spree that claimed seven female victims and went undetected for almost three years.
WASHINGTON: The US admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba has been fired “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,” US Southern Command said in a statement yesterday.