Up to 16 feared dead in Texas hot air balloon crash
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Officials believe no survivors in Texas balloon crash
At least 16 probably killed in Texas hot air balloon crash: sheriffAt least 16 people were feared dead when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart on Saturday, according to a local sheriff. "It does not appear at this time that there were any survivors of the crash," Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law said in a statement, according to his office. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the crash about 30 miles (50 km) south of Austin and did not offer any information on fatalities.
Dozens suspended from Turkey's highest court in coup probe
Tunisian lawmakers hold no-confidence vote, PM under threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ? Tunisia's parliament is holding a no-confidence vote that is expected to decide the fate of technocratic Prime Minister Habib Essid.
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) ? Fighting has broken out in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country.
Officer shot in lengthy Armenia hostage drama
One of the gunmen locked in a protracted siege with police in Armenia shot an officer dead Saturday, hours after authorities issued an ultimatum to resolve the hostage drama. "A sniper opened fire from inside the police station and killed a police officer ... who was sitting in a car parked 350-400 metres (yards) away," police spokesman Ashot Aharonyan wrote on Facebook. Earlier Saturday, Armenia's security services gave the gunmen a deadline to surrender after dozens were hurt and arrested in overnight clashes.
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Scores of families leave besieged Aleppo under Russia-Damascus plan
More than 150 civilians, mostly women and children, left besieged eastern parts of Aleppo through a safety zone that Moscow and its Syrian ally say they have set up to evacuate people trapped in opposition-held areas. Syrian state television on Saturday showed scores of mostly women gathered in a government-controlled area of the city, saying how conditions in rebel-held areas were difficult and chanting praise for Syrian President Bashar al Assad. Russia's defence ministry said that 169 civilians had left since Thursday through three safety crossings.