SpaceX launched a communications satellite to an orbit but failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform.
An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.
A helicopter has crashed in Zhambyl Oblast in Kazakhstan's south. Pilot sustained severe burns, but walked 5km to the nearest village.
Moscow slapped sanctions on Ankara as the war of words over a downed Russian warplane escalated, with Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Russia not to "play with fire".
European Union president Donald Tusk called for calm after Turkey, a candidate for membership of the bloc, shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border.
Kazakhstanis were laying flowers in front of the Russian Embassy and Consulate General in Almaty and Astana expressing their deep condolences to families of the victims of Airbus 321 crash.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin vowed vengeance after Moscow confirmed that a bomb attack brought down a passenger jet over Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.
Poland is prepared to take Russia to court over what it sees as foot-dragging in the investigation of the 2010 air crash in which then president Lech Kaczynskidied.
Investigators in South Sudan have found the two black boxes from a Soviet-era Antonov plane which crashed last week killing at least 36 people.
Authorities ordered a curfew in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after hundreds of separatist activists were arrested on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the disputed region
Analysis of black boxes from the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing 224 people points to a bomb, sources close to the probe said, as Moscow halted flights to the country.
US President Barack Obama raised the possibility that a bomb brought down a Russian plane that crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
France advised its nationals against all non-essential travel to Sharm el-Sheikh following the crash of a Russian passenger jet that took off from the Egyptian resort at the weekend.
Britain halted flights to and from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh airport over concerns a Russian airliner that crashed in the Sinai peninsula may have been brought down by a bomb.
At least 36 people were killed when a Soviet-era Antonov plane crashed just after take-off from South Sudan's capital Juba.
Investigators began examining the two black boxes from the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said the probe would take time.
The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to "external" factors, the airline said, as relatives began identifying their loved ones in Saint Petersburg.
A plane carrying the remains of scores of people killed when a Russian airliner crashed in Egypt landed in Saint-Petersburg early on Monday.
The flight had been bringing holidaymakers back to Saint Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, when it disappeared off radar screens while over the Sinai peninsula.
International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.
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