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India unveils world's tallest statue to celebrate independence hero

India on Wednesday inaugurated the world’s tallest statue, a €350-million effigy of independence hero Vallabhbhai Patel that towers nearly twice the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty. The 182-metre (597-ft) steel and bronze “Statue of Unity”, in the prime minister’s western home state of Gujarat, is part of his Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to […]

Indonesia orders tests on all Boeing 737-MAX jets after 189 killed in crash

Aviation experts have said a small metal tube on the wing of commercial airplanes that measures airspeed could have been responsible for the crash which killed all 189 passengers and crew. Indonesia has now ordered the inspection of all Boeing 737-MAX airliners as rescue teams recovered more human remains and wreckage from the brand new […]