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Co-pilot's father 'devastated'

The father of the Germanwings co-pilot who allegedly deliberately crashed his plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, is said to be "completely…


Classic truck crashes on Habour Bridge

Several lanes were closed on Auckland's Harbour Bridge this afternoon after a vehicle crashed into the median barrier. Traffic was backed up but cleared by about 3pm. Pictures…

The Forgotten Millions

The pain of a life left behind

"As I write to you, I feel so much sadness because you stayed behind in Syria on your own. You are far away and the war in Syria has grown distance between us."

Grandmother takes on huge role

Sometimes Fatma's granddaughters want to talk about their old life in Syria. They lived in a nice house in Aleppo and went to school every day.



Islamist fighters seize Syrian city

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government…

Applause on ill-fated flight route

A pilot who once flew with killer airman Andreas Lubitz yesterday spoke of how he flew the "route of death" just two days after the Alps tragedy.

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