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Rio-Paris crash relatives finger Airbus in new report

Paris - Relatives of victims of the 2009 Rio-Paris air crash have provided evidence they say supports their claim that Airbus knew of problems with an onboard instrument five years earlier, it emerged Sunday.

Call waiting: Kashmiris queue for two-minute phone access

Srinagar - Outside a guarded government office in Indian Kashmir's main city, an interminable queue forms every day for a near-priceless opportunity: a two-minute phone call to the outside world.

More migrant families crossing Mexican border despite Trump crackdown

Washington - The Trump administration called for tougher immigration laws Wednesday after fresh data indicated more migrant families than ever are attempting to cross the Mexican border into the United States illegally.

'Our mortgage doubled': The Iceland families bearing cost of crash

Reykjav - It's been 10 years since Iceland's economy crashed, but Asthildur Thorsdottir and her husband Hafthor Olafsson are still struggling with crippling debt and an uphill legal battle to save their family home.

Revenge awaits families of IS fighters in Iraq's Anbar

Ramadi - In Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic State group rule are adamant: there will be no return for the families of jihadists.

Families of missing Argentine submarine crew cling to hope

Mar Del Plata - The wire fence at the Mar del Plata naval base was dotted Monday with emotional messages holding out hope for word from the 44 Argentine submariners lost in the South Atlantic for five days.

French gay couples win key surrogacy battle

Paris - French gay couples with children born to foreign surrogate mothers won a key victory Wednesday, with the country's highest appeals court ruling that the partner of the biological father could adopt his child.

300 families of IS fighters flee Syria's Raqa: monitor

Birut - Three hundred families of Islamic State group fighters have fled the jihadists' self-proclaimed Syrian capital of Raqa in 24 hours, as rival forces advance on the city, a monitor said Saturday.

300 families of IS fighters flee Syria's Raqa: monitor

Birut - Three hundred families of Islamic State group fighters have fled the jihadists' self-proclaimed Syrian capital of Raqa in 24 hours, as rival forces advance on the city, a monitor said Saturday.

300 families of IS fighters flee Syria's Raqa: monitor

Birut - Three hundred families of Islamic State group fighters have fled the jihadists' self-proclaimed Syrian capital of Raqa in 24 hours, as rival forces advance on the city, a monitor said Saturday.

Anxious wait for families of Turkey soldiers detained over coup

Istanbul - Families of some of the thousands of soldiers detained in the wake of Turkey's failed coup anxiously waited for news on Wednesday of their relatives and tried to catch a glimpse of them outside Istanbul's court house.

Families, friends divided over Brazil political crisis

Rio De Janeiro - Like Brazil itself, Dayse Lima's family is deeply split over the political firestorm threatening to force President Dilma Rousseff from power.

Germanwings victims' families angry at tribute to suicidal co-pilot

Berlin - Families of the victims of last year's Germanwings crash deliberately caused by a suicidal co-pilot expressed outrage Monday after his parents placed a heartfelt newspaper announcement in his memory.

Among the believers: Hope endures for MH370 relatives

Bejing - Distrust, disbelief, despair: two years after their loved ones vanished, many Chinese relatives of those on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 still refuse to believe they are somewhere at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.

Chinese MH370 relatives file lawsuit in Beijing

Bejing - Relatives of a dozen Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 filed suits against Malaysia Airlines, Boeing, Rolls Royce and others Monday, a day before the second anniversary of its disappearance and a legal deadline to do so.

Two years on, MH370 kin want search extended

Kuala Lumpur - Families devastated by the loss of flight MH370 vowed Sunday never to quit fighting for answers in the aviation mystery and said the huge search for the Malaysia Airlines plane should continue until something is found.

Gas leak at facility results in 100+ families being relocated

Los Angeles - As of Thursday, more than 130 families in Los Angeles have been temporarily relocated because of a massive gas leak at a natural gas storage facility.

Shock, tears and shame for families of Paris attackers

Bondoufle - It was the day after the Paris attacks and the brother of one of the suicide bombers had been glued to his TV for close to 24 hours.

N. Korea threatens to scrap family reunion with South

Seoul - North Korea has threatened to cancel a reunion for families separated by the Korean War, after "reckless" remarks by South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme and human rights record.

Divided Koreans record messages of pain and regret

Seoul - "I miss you so much," 70-year-old Kim Ik-Je tells the long-lost brother he knows he will almost certainly never see.

North, South Korea to hold family reunion in October

Seoul - North and South Korea agreed Tuesday to hold a reunion for families separated by the Korean War -- the fruit of a deal struck last month after cross-border tensions came close to boiling over into outright conflict.

North, South Korea begin family reunion talks

Seoul - North and South Korean Red Cross officials kicked off talks Monday on organising a rare and emotional reunion for families separated by the Korean War.

MH370 relatives' emotional rollercoaster after wreckage find

Sydney - Relatives of passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 spoke of their emotional turmoil and agonising wait for news Thursday after reports emerged that a piece of the missing jet may have been found.

Angry China families demand access to stricken boat

Shanghai - Dozens of angry relatives of those missing in China's cruise ship disaster clashed with authorities in Shanghai Wednesday, demanding answers and to be taken to the scene of the tragedy on the banks of the Yangtze.

Sexual offending is genetic, according to new study

Are people who commit sexual offences born that way or do they develop sexual aggression through environmental influence? A new study suggests that the cause is genetic.

Families of Germanwings crash victims arrive in France

Marignane - Families of victims from the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps arrived in France on Thursday, an interior ministry spokesman said.

Review: Trials and Triumphs of Huntington Disease Special

Toronto - Meghan Andrews has linked together two of her interests: photography and raising awareness about Huntington disease in a new photo book that captures the journeys of Canadian families affected by Huntington disease.

Mother, 40, daughter, 20, birth newborn babies on the same day

A mother and daughter from Florida have returned home days after giving birth to newborn babies only about three hours apart on the same day.

Video: Meet Jibo, called the 'First Family Robot'

An Indiegogo campaign for a small robot meant to help your family called Jibo was recently launched. The idea is to have a small helper robot that can tell stories, take messages and even order food.

Remains of unidentified WTC victims to be moved to museum

New York - Still-unidentified remains of as many as 1,000 victims of the terrorist attack that destroyed New York City's two tallest buildings in 2001 will likely be moved Saturday to a new repository at the old World Trade Center site.
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