Arrest made as mayor of Gdańsk, Poland stabbed on stage
| Arrest made as mayor of Gdańsk, Poland stabbed on stage
An individual has been arrested after Paweł Adamowicz, mayor of the Polish city of Gdańsk, was stabbed whilst on stage at a fundraising event. He died the following day.
Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet's voice recorder recovered from Java Sea
| Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet's voice recorder recovered from Java Sea
The National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia announced the cockpit voice recorder from Lion Air Flight 610 has been recovered from the Java Sea. All 189 on the aircraft died when the flight came down last October.
Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses
| Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses
A Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to the Iranian military crashed into houses in Karaj, near Tehran, the Iranian capital. All but one of the sixteen on-board died; no deaths were reported on the ground, with local media reporting no-one was in the houses.
Former U.S. intelligence agent Tony Mendez, architect of 'Argo' rescue, dies at 78
| Former U.S. intelligence agent Tony Mendez, architect of 'Argo' rescue, dies at 78
Former United States Central Intelligence Agency agent Tony Mendez died Saturday, aged 78, at a Frederick, Maryland assisted living facility. Mendez is known for organizing the safe return in 1980 of several U.S. nationals who had hidden in the Canadian embassy during the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Wikinews investigates disappearance of Indonesian cargo ship Namse Bangdzod
| Wikinews investigates disappearance of Indonesian cargo ship Namse Bangdzod
In late December, Indonesian cargo ship MV Namse Bangdzod vanished in local waters. The tanker, gross tonnage around 1,150 and loaded with crude palm oil, had over ten crewmembers. Wikinews examined data and contacted experts and local authorities in an effort to establish further details.
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