The loaded, semi-automatic pistol was found in its holster on a seat by a cleaner after the plane landed at London’s Heathrow Airport early on Friday morning.
Mediterranean cyclone Ianos hit islands off western Greece on Friday, forcing flights and ferry services to be cancelled.
Officers responding to reports of gunfire in the area found a ‘chaotic scene’ with about 100 people running in various directions. A young man and woman have been killed.
The coronavirus outbreak and its impact on education are just the latest chapters in a long history of marginalisation of indigenous communities in the region.
The announcement came a day after the US ordered a ban on downloads of TikTok and effectively blocked the use of the Chinese super-app WeChat on similar grounds, which prompted a threat by China to strike back.
Affectionately known as the Notorious RBG, the 87-year-old Ginsburg was the oldest of nine Supreme Court justices. She died after a fight with pancreatic cancer.

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The car appeared to be self-driving, travelling over 140 km/h with both front seats completely reclined & occupants appeared to be asleep.

World New sex assault allegation made against Donald Trump

Dorris, now 48, said she decided to come forward to be a role model for her teenage twin daughters. 

World Coronavirus epicentre Wuhan reopens for international flights

Other major Chinese cities — including Beijing and Shanghai — already allow direct international flights, but have tightened visa processes and health checks.

World Trump ad calls for support of US troops… but uses pic of Russian jets

The creator of the image, a Russian based nonprofessional photographer, says he finds it funny that the picture, which also features Russian models dressed as soldiers, was used in a Trump campaign.

World Venezuela president behind crimes against humanity – UN

World powers accuse Maduro of violently cracking down on dissent over Venezuela’s economic collapse and on his opponents in a political stand-off.

World VIDEO: Dutch inventor’s mushroom coffins turn bodies into compost

The casket itself will meanwhile disappear within 30 to 45 days.

Covid-19 Rich nations have already bought half of promised Covid-19 vaccine

A study released by Oxfam showed a group of wealthy countries representing just 13% of the world population has already secured the lion’s share of doses.

World Israeli jets bomb Gaza after rocket fire clouds peace deal signing

Israel bombed Gaza on Wednesday after militants fired rockets through the night, overshadowing the signing of landmark normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in Washington.

World PICS: Constricting or constrictor? Man uses snake as face mask

A Transport for Greater Manchester spokesman said government guidance stipulated face coverings could be surgical masks, scarves or bandanas.

World Japan’s new PM Suga pledges to tackle virus, kickstart economy

In his first remarks after being elected by parliament earlier on Wednesday, Suga emphasised his will be a cabinet of continuity, seeking to further the policies championed by Abe.

World Israeli jets bomb Gaza after rocket fire clouds peace deal signing

At least 15 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip between 8pm on Tuesday and early Wednesday, nine of which were intercepted by Israeli air defences.

World Trump: Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in a month

Only hours earlier, speaking to Fox News, Trump had said a vaccine could come in “four weeks, it could be eight weeks”.

World Video: Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

‘It will start getting cooler. You just watch,’ Trump said, offering no evidence for the theory.

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