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Dutch King has secretly been an airline Pilot for 21 years

This handout photo taken on May 16, 2017 and provided by the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on May 17, 2017 shows Dutch King Willem-Alexander posing in front of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft at Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who works part-time as a commercial pilot, is to start conversion training to fly Boeing 737 passenger jets, a Dutch newspaper reported on May 17. The conversion training will mean the royal can continue to fly twice a month for KLM as a co-pilot. / AFP PHOTO / KLM / Natascha Libbert / - Netherlands OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KLM" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE NATASCHA LIBBERT/AFP/Getty Images

Dutch king reveals he’s been leading secret double life as a pilot The King of the Netherlands has a secret identity: For the past 21 years, King Willem-Alexander has secretly been a commercial airline pilot. King Willem-Alexander has spent 21 years as a co-pilot for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, working in the cockpit twice a month — even after he ... Read More »

Strong Earthquake in Italy kills at least 120, leaves towns in ruins

A man walks amidst rubble following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto. Photo: Remo Casilli/Reuters

Deadly earthquake rocks central Italy; at least 120 dead and toll expected to rise At least 120 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck a remote area of central Italy on Wednesday, said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, warning that the figure could still rise. Many people are missing and rescuers desperately digging through the rubble to free survivors. An ... Read More »

Muslims attend Catholic Mass in France, Italy in solidarity after church attack

Imam Sami Salem (on left) delivers his speech during a Mass in Rome's Saint Mary in Trastevere church, Italy, Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Muslims across France and Italy attended catholic Mass on Sunday mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of French priest, Father Jacques Hamel. ROUEN, (France) — Many Muslims attended Catholic Mass in churches and cathedrals across France and Italy on Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots. “We are very moved by ... Read More »

Photos: Turkey’s military coup attempt captured in dramatic images

People stand on a Turkish army tank in the capital Ankara. Photo: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Scenes of chaos, mayhem, and anger during attempted Turkey coup At least 265 people have been killed, including 104 pro-coup participants, while 1,440 people were injured in military action in Istanbul and Ankara. Turks across the country took to the streets Friday night, answering pleas to confront the Turkish military as it attempted to take power in a coup. “I urge ... Read More »

Turkey’s government stands strong after defeating military coup attempt

Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gather, waving Turkish flags, in Istanbul

At least 260 people were killed and 1,440 injured during the attempt while 2,839 members of the army had been detained A coup attempt by an army faction in Turkey has been crushed by government, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, after thousands of people heeded a call from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and took to the streets. Turkey witnessed a ... Read More »

At least 84 killed in deadly truck attack in Nice, France

At least 84 killed in deadly truck attack in Nice, France

Terrorist drives through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 including children NICE, (France) — At least 80 people, including many children, have been killed and another 100 wounded after an attacker drove a lorry at high speed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera city of Nice. Many children were among the death toll in the Riviera city following ... Read More »

More than 3 million sign British petition for new EU referendum

More than 3 million sign British petition for new EU referendum

UK petition for second Brexit referendum reaches 3 million signatures and rising More than 3 million Britons and UK residents have signed a petition requesting a second referendum, days after a shock vote to leave the European Union. British parliament is obliged to consider any petition posted on its website that amasses more than 100,000 signatures. The petition demands the Government ... Read More »

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes into Mediterranean Sea

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes into Mediterranean Sea

An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo that disappeared from radar with 69 people on board has been reportedly crashed. Greek and Egypt have launched a massive search and rescue operation An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew crashed in the Mediterranean sea early Thursday morning, according to a Greek airport source. According ... Read More »

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