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19 June 2018 11:12 AM WATCH: Saudi Arabia team plane catches fire in mid-air

Rostov-on-Don - The plane carrying Saudi Arabia's Soccer World Cup team suffered a fire in one of its engines as the players flew to Rostov-on-Don for their next match, the Saudi football federation said on Monday. The aircraft landed safely after what one of the Saudi players called a "simple malfunction". "It was a small fire in one of the engines 14

19 June 2018 6:12 AM China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting on Tuesday. Kim's trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of a US suspension of military drills with its South Korean ally. Security was tight on Tuesday morning at the Beijing 14

18 June 2018 12:12 PM PICS: Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

Lisbon - The controversial bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at the airport on Madeira which bears his name has been replaced, Portuguese media reported on Monday. "This bust is much better than the other one, that's what everyone thinks," Hugo Aveiro, brother of the five-time Ballon d'or, winner, told the Diario de Noticias da Madeira newspaper. "A Spanish 19

12 June 2018 1:34 PM Residents try to break world record for largest paper plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to break the world record for largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg is revealing a nearly one-ton plane on Tuesday at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport. Volunteers have spent more than three years planning and building the plane. Organisers say they don't plan to fly the 19.5m, 680kg contraption 22

11 June 2018 7:22 PM 'Don't expect too much': Rodman plays down Kim, Trump breakthrough

Singapore - Former US basketball star Dennis Rodman flew into Singapore late on Monday ahead of at summit betwen President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, playing down expectations of an immediate breakthrough at the historic meeting. Rodman, who has struck up an unlikely friendship with the basketball loving North Korean leader, arrived 28

11 June 2018 1:41 PM WATCH: Lufthansa plane 'severely damaged' by fire from tow truck at Frankfurt airport

Ten people were slightly injured on Monday, 11 June, when a fire broke out on a vehicle towing a Lufthansa plane at Frankfurt airport, the airline said. The tow vehicle was steering the plane towards a departure gate to pick up passengers bound for the United States when it went up in flames for reasons unknown, a spokesman for the German airline said. The fire spread 43

11 June 2018 9:09 AM Crash of small plane in Wisconsin kills 4 family members

A small plane has crashed in southern Wisconsin, killing four family members. The Green County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened just after noon on Sunday about a mile north of the Monroe Municipal Airport. Sheriff Mark Rohloff says the single-engine Cessna 182T went down in a field and struck some trees. WKOW-TV reports that Rohloff says the pilot 23

09 June 2018 5:51 PM Ronaldo's Portugal arrive in Russia for World Cup

Moscow - Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal arrived on Saturday in Russia to begin final preparations for a Soccer World Cup campaign that pits them against arch-rivals Spain. The European champions play their Iberian neighbours in the 2014 Winter Olympics host city Sochi in the opening match for both nations Friday. Ronaldo and his compatriots received a traditional 23

08 June 2018 9:07 AM SA Revenue Service officials turn down 'bundles of money' to nab passenger bound for Dubai

Three officials from the SA Revenue Service were offered a bribe of US$30 000 - about R390 000 - by a passenger they had apprehended at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday. In a statement on Friday, SARS said the passenger, who was travelling to Dubai, was removed from his flight before take-off for questioning after he was flagged by the tax agency's 36

08 June 2018 6:55 AM Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

A Kim Jong Un lookalike says he was detained and questioned on arrival in Singapore, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. The Hong Kong-based impersonator, who uses the name Howard X, arrived in Singapore on Friday for summit-related promotions by businesses. He says he was questioned by police officers who stopped 21