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Drunk passenger causes hijack scare, forcing flight from Brisbane to Bali to land

A drunk passenger tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Bali, according to a Reuters report quoting an airlines official. The passenger has been arrested, said Indonesian police, while all other passengers were unharmed and have been evacuated. Initial reports quoting Indonesia's Metro... Read More

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

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