Many are missing and it is feared that more than 200 people in total may have drowned. Rescue efforts resumed on Friday after being halted overnight.
Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster death toll hits 100
Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.
Vietnam's president dies after viral illness
Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party’s annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.
Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday the European Union must come up with an alternative to her Brexit proposals, saying talks had reached an impasse after bloc’s leaders had rejected her plans without explaining why.
May: Brexit talks hit impasse
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday dismissed as “ridiculous” reports attributed to US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had asked for a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, according to Press TV.
Iran denies report of request for meeting with Trump
Iran called on the United Nations to condemn Tel Aviv for threatening Tehran with a nuclear attack and bring the regime’s atomic weapons program under its supervision.
UN urged to condemn Israel for threatening Iran
Iran's ambassador to the UK slammed London for warning Iranians living in Britain against visiting Iran, stating that no one is prosecuted by the Islamic Republic merely for dual citizenship.
Iran raps UK for travel warning: No Iranian prosecuted for dual citizenship
The air forces of the Iranian Army and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) started joint aerial drills in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Iran’s Army, IRGC hold joint aerial drills
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US over its call for a “treaty” with Iran, saying Washington has already breached an international agreement that included Tehran, and that its new plan is nothing but a mockery of peace calls.
Zarif slams US call for treaty with Iran

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