World News Digest

Meet the Chihuahua who nearly had his CHiPs on a San Fran bridge
A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge.
‘He’s taking my votes’: Trump calls on Kasich to quit White House race
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is pushing rival John Kasich to get out of the White House race, arguing that the Ohio governor shouldn’t...
Tesla racks up 276,000 Model 3 orders in just days
Orders for the much-hyped Tesla Model 3, a cheaper version of its electric car aimed at the mass market, have surged to 276,000 in just three days, company...
Greece begins sending migrants back to Turkey in one in, one out deal
The first boats have left Greece carrying migrants to Turkey as part of an EU deal to deport those who have failed to gain asylum.
Brazil’s president Rousseff makes final plea to impeachment committee
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s top lawyer will present final arguments before an impeachment committee on Monday at the start of a crucial...
Debris found on Mauritian island to be examined for missing flight MH370 link
Suspected plane debris found on the coast of a Mauritian island will be examined to see if it belongs to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. A...
Have the time of your life: Virtual cremation offers death ‘experience’
It’s probably not for the faint-hearted, but an attraction in Shanghai is offering people the chance to 'experience death and rebirth’.
Plane which crashed on motorway killing one had landed on same road years before
A light aircraft which crashed on a motorway killing one person had apparently made an emergency landing on the same road 16 years ago. The claim...
Queen ‘excited’ about being joined by thousands for 90th birthday bash
The Queen’s 90th birthday is fast approaching and soon the nation will celebrate the milestone of its longest-lived monarch. The big day on...
Ceasefire announced after at least 30 soldiers killed in Caucasus clashes
A ceasefire has been announced after at least 30 soldiers were killed in clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh...
Video: Moment train crashes into tourist coach in Thailand
Three people have been killed and dozens of others were injured after a train crashed into a double-decker coach in Thailand, police say. CCTV caught...
Dozens dead in Azerbaijan and Armenia clashes as Putin urges cease-fire
Fierce clashes left at least 30 Azerbaijani and Armenian soldiers dead Saturday as Russia and the West urged an immediate ceasefire after a major escalation...
Back injury forces four-time winner Tiger Woods to pull out of the Masters
Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for only the second time since his tournament debut in 1995, saying he is “not physically ready” for the...
‘A sign of our strength’: Brussels airport to reopen 12 days after bomb attack
Brussels Airport is to reopen tomorrow for the first time since suicide bombers struck nearly two weeks ago.
Syria cease-fire unravels with renewed fighting, ISIS mass grave found in Palmyra
Syrian troops have found a mass grave containing the bodies of 42 people executed by Islamic State jihadists in Palmyra, as Washington warned the group’s...
Mandela ally throws his weight behind calls for scandal-hit Zuma to quit
An anti-apartheid activist jailed alongside Nelson Mandela called on scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma to step down as South Africa president.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin successfully tests reusable rocket for a third time
Blue Origin is taking this whole “reusable rocket” thing pretty seriously.
Trump flip-flops again on abortion as he now says law should stay same
Donald Trump now says abortion laws should not be changed at all. Republican frontrunner Trump has flip-flopped on an issue that’s caused him grief...
One careful owner … Fiat used by pope in New York fetches $300,000
A four-door hatchback Pope Francis used while visiting New York in September has fetched $300,000 at auction.
Drone strikes takes out al-Shabab leader in Somalia, says Pentagon
A U.S. drone strike in Somalia has targeted a key leader of the al-Shabaab militant group who was involved in two attacks in Mogadishu more than a year...
India flyover collapse: company bosses ‘facing murder charges’
Indian police are investigating possible murder charges against 10 construction company employees who have been either arrested or detained in connection...
Reddit kills off its warrant canary as users come under scrutiny of spooks
Social networking forum reddit has killed off its “warning canary” in a signal it has received a secret government surveillance request.
MIgrant deal doubts as Turkey accused of sending thousands of Syrians home
Turkey has been accused of sending up to 100 Syrians a day back to their own country as its record on dealing with migrants came under renewed scrutiny...
Google apologises after April Fool gif gaffe gets Gmail users griping
Google has apologised and removed an April Fool’s Gmail button which sent a comical animated gif of a Minion dropping a mic.
King of rock star chic Hedi Slimane steps down from Saint Laurent
Designer Hedi Slimane – the man credited with creating the skinny jeans look – quit the French fashion label Yves Saint Laurent on Friday.
Whistling MPs bring president’s state of the nation address to a halt
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was silenced by MPs whose whistling brought his annual speech to parliament to a halt.
Trooper on bus station training exercise shot dead as police run into gunman
A policeman was shot dead and two civilians wounded after a gunman opened fire at a busy bus terminal.
Stars turn out to pay tuneful tribute to David Bowie
Musicians joined David Bowie fans at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Thursday night for the first of two sold-out benefit concerts paying tribute to...
Five held over deadly India flyover collapse as hopes of finding survivors fade
Five people involved in the building of a flyover which collapsed in India killing at least 25 people have been arrested.
Shock and anger as Serbian ultra-nationalist is cleared of war crimes
A Serb ultra-nationalist has been cleared of war crime charges over atrocities in the 1990s Balkan wars. Vojislav Seselj was found not guilty of nine...

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