One of Germanwings plane's black boxes found
One of the black boxes of an Airbus 320 of Germanwings that crashed Tuesday in the French Alps killing all 150 people on board has been found, according to TASS. ...

German Chancellor, French President, Spanish Premier to visit Germanwings crash site

25.03.2015 [12:07]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy are expected to visit the site where a Germanwings Airbus 320 crashed killing all 150 passengers on board. ...
Israel goes to polls in tight election contest

Israel goes to polls in tight election contest

17.03.2015 [12:50]
Millions of Israelis are casting their votes to determine their country's next Prime Minister and the make-up of its parliament. Polls opened Tuesday at 7 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) and will close at 10 p.m. Ballots are for political parties rather than individual candidates. Israel has a proportional ...
Frenchman smuggles Russian wife into EU in suitcase

Frenchman smuggles Russian wife into EU in suitcase

16.03.2015 [20:32]
A 60-year-old Frenchman, apparently desperate to bring his young Russian wife to the European Union, was caught smuggling the woman into Poland in a suitcase, media reports said. The woman lacked the proper documents to enter the Schengen zone, so the couple decided she should hide in a large suitcase during a ...
Schumacher's son starts F4 career with a crash

Schumacher's son starts F4 career with a crash

16.03.2015 [19:45]
Mick Schumacher, son of Formula One legend Michael, kicked off his single seater career with a crash. Newly switched from karting to F4, the 15-year-old son of the most successful Grand Prix driver of all time began his preseason test program at the Lausitzring by losing control at almost 100 mph ...
Charges brought against third suspect in Nemtsov killing

Charges brought against third suspect in Nemtsov killing

16.03.2015 [18:10]
Investigators have brought charges against Khamzat Bakhayev, who was detained in connection with murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Bakhayev's lawyer Sophia Rubasskaya told RAPSI on Monday. Bakhayev was charged with murder and illegal weapons trafficking and then he was questioned ...
Celebrations begin for 100th anniversary of Çanakkale Land Battles

Celebrations begin for 100th anniversary of Çanakkale Land Battles

16.03.2015 [14:51]
Celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Çanakkale Land Battles and Victory Week began in Çanakkale Province. The first ceremony as part of the March 18 Martyrs' Remembrance Week was held at Çimenlik Castle with the participation of Çanakkale ...

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm's Damage

16.03.2015 [14:29]
Vanuatu's president made an emotional appeal today for international relief for his Pacific nation as the scale of the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam became slowly apparent. The storm, which struck Vanuatu late Friday, destroyed buildings and crops, killed at least 8 people ...
Egypt unveils plans to build new capital east of Cairo

Egypt unveils plans to build new capital east of Cairo

15.03.2015 [12:14]
The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo. Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the project would cost $45bn (£30bn) and take five to seven years to complete ...
Uludag Economy Summit starts in Turkey

Uludag Economy Summit starts in Turkey

13.03.2015 [16:11]
The prestigious Uludag Economy Summit has started in Bursa, where several international and domestic business delegates as well as key political figures attended panel discussions during two days on the theme of doing business in a digital world ...
China enhances crackdown on corruption: reports

China enhances crackdown on corruption: reports

12.03.2015 [17:05]
The work reports of two Chinese judicial bodies, delivered to the top legislature Thursday, demonstrated that the authorities had stepped up anti-corruption campaign last year. According to the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), prosecutors probed 3,664 cases of graft, bribery and embezzlement of public ...
Solar Impulse 2 sets distance record   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Solar Impulse 2 sets distance record VIDEO

11.03.2015 [14:43]
The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered airplane may have only just begun its attempt at a round-the-world flight, but it's already broken a world record. By traveling from Muscat, Oman to Ahmedabad, India, it broke the Solar Impulse team's previous record for longest solar-powered straight distance ...
34 killed in explosion at market in northeastern Nigeria

34 killed in explosion at market in northeastern Nigeria

11.03.2015 [12:47]
At least 34 persons were killed by a teenage girl suicide bomber on Tuesday at a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, said witnesses. The blast by a female teenager occurred in the market near the Old Elkanemi Cinema in the late ...
Sweden to end defence agreement with Saudi Arabia

Sweden to end defence agreement with Saudi Arabia

11.03.2015 [12:01]
Sweden will end a defence agreement with Saudi Arabia after heavy domestic criticism and a diplomatic spat, the defence minister told the state broadcaster SVT on Tuesday. The framework memorandum provides for the supply of military systems and training and transfers of ...
Czech government approves sale of fighter jets to Iraq

Czech government approves sale of fighter jets to Iraq

10.03.2015 [13:22]
The Czech government has approved a sale of 15 subsonic fighter planes to Iraq, the defense minister said on Monday, following the failure of a previous attempt to offload surplus stock to Baghdad. The Czech military has a surplus of the L-159 fighters, made by Czech ...
Three top French athletes among 10 killed in helicopter collision in Argentina

Three top French athletes among 10 killed in helicopter collision in Argentina

10.03.2015 [12:44]
Two helicopters collided in rugged western province of La Rioja, near the Andes Mountains, while filming a French reality TV show. Eight French nationals including celebrity yachtswoman Florence Arthaud, Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis Vastine were among 10 killed when two ...
Nemtsov murder: Two held over killing of opposition politician

Nemtsov murder: Two held over killing of opposition politician

08.03.2015 [14:29]
Two men have been detained over the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the head of the Federal Security Service (FSB) has announced. Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadayev, both from the Caucasus region, were detained on Saturday ...
Sweden faces soldier shortage

Sweden faces soldier shortage

07.03.2015 [21:19]
With a diminishing number of Swedes with a completed army service and a drop in volunteer recruits, the military is a facing a severe shortage of soldiers, a report commissioned by Sweden’s Defence Committee shows. “We have a reserve of conscripts, but it will soon have been emptied,” Allan Widman, the chairman ...
New round of Iran nuclear talks held in Montreux

New round of Iran nuclear talks held in Montreux

06.03.2015 [14:31]
Representatives from Iran, and the so-called “P5+1” countries—the US, China, Russia, France, Britain and Germany—have held a new round of nuclear talks in the Swiss city of Montreux. ...