'Several dozen' dead in military plane crash
KINSHASA • A military transport plane belonging to the Congolese army crashed near Kinshasa yesterday, killing "several dozen" people, military and airport sources told Agence France-Presse (AFP).
The Antonov transport plane had just taken off and had "several dozen people" on board, an airport source told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Thai police to revoke Yingluck's passport
BANGKOK • Thai police have begun the process of revoking convicted former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's passport, as speculation arose on whether she may seek political asylum. Last Thursday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that Yingluck was in Dubai, where her brother, former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, is living in self-exile.
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