Iran had so far denied responsibility for Wednesday's Ukrainian plane crash, which killed 176 people.
The sultan deposed his father in a bloodless coup in 1970 and then set Oman on a path to development.
A number of questions remain unresolved about Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752.
Canadians are excited at the prospect that the royal couple might make Canada their home.
Governor Greg Abbott says the state's resources should be focused on "those who are already here".
The contest between President Tsai Ing-wen and Han Kuo-yu will shape Taiwanese-Chinese relations.
Grizelda Grootboom was tricked into sex trafficking by a "friend" and has written about her ordeal.
The Home Office requests Anne Sacoolas's extradition "on charges of causing death by dangerous driving".
The Queen asks senior staff to find a way forward after Harry and Meghan chose to "step back" from their roles.
Emily Townsend says News Corp's coverage of the crisis has diverted attention from climate change.
Sinn Féin and the DUP back a deal to restart the devolved government after three years of deadlock.
The 100-year-old tortoise of legendary libido is credited with saving his species from extinction.
Mexico's Popocatépetl spews a cloud of ash and rock that reaches 3,000m (9,800ft) into the sky.
Parents of 17-year-old Aidan Jackson were watching TV when police cars arrived outside their house.
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