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Airline blames crash on ‘external’ factors – ‘No technical failures could account for accident’

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Self-inflicted wounds hamper EU attempts to manage crisis – Ambitions exceed capabilities, promises broken

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Russian plane broke up in the air: Expert – UAE carriers re-route flights to avoid Sinai

Posted by on 01/11/2015
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224 perish as Russian plane crashes in Sinai – IS claims responsibility, Russia says untrue

Posted by on 31/10/2015
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Shock, denial at Russia airport as plane crashes

Posted by on 31/10/2015
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17 children die as boats sink – Refugees brave stormy seas to reach Europe

Posted by on 30/10/2015
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17 children die as boats sink – Refugees brave stormy seas to reach Europe

17 children die as boats sink – Refugees brave stormy seas to reach Europe

ATHENS: At least 17 children drowned when three boats sank en route from Turkey to Greece, officials said yesterday, the latest tragedy to strike migrants braving wintry seas to seek asylum in Europe. Nine adults also lost their lives when the boats went down, with the drownings once again highlighting the human cost as Europe […]

Last UK resident jailed in Gitmo returns home – Family relieved after Aamer freed

Posted by on 30/10/2015
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Last UK resident jailed in Gitmo returns home – Family relieved after Aamer freed

Last UK resident jailed in Gitmo returns home – Family relieved after Aamer freed

LONDON: The last British resident detained in Guantanamo Bay landed back in London yesterday having been released after spending over 13 years at the US military jail in Cuba, officials said. “We can confirm that Shaker Aamer has been released from Guantanamo Bay and has returned to the UK,” the Foreign Office said in a […]

China warns it will respond to US ships with all means – Merkel urges Beijing to resolve sea row in courts

Posted by on 29/10/2015
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Migrant crisis threatens Schengen, Austria announces border fence

Posted by on 28/10/2015
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Halloween turnips? Britons urged to return to tradition

Posted by on 27/10/2015
Filed under Europe, Fashion, Lifestyle, Top Stories, World

‘No margin for error’: Unsafe Work for Ukraine’s deminers

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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‘No margin for error’: Unsafe Work for Ukraine’s deminers

‘No margin for error’: Unsafe Work for Ukraine’s deminers

DONETSK: Pro-Russian rebel Konstantin carefully carried an unexploded shell to a hole in the earth under a tree. Laying a charge of TNT, he then blew it up in cloud of black smoke. After some 18 months the fighting in east Ukraine has all but ground to a halt as a ceasefire has largely taken […]

Iraq war contributed to the rise of IS: Blair

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Iraq war contributed to the rise of IS: Blair

Iraq war contributed to the rise of IS: Blair

LONDON: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said the US-led invasion of Iraq was partly responsible for the emergence of the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East. But he insisted that toppling dictator Saddam Hussein had been the right thing to do. Blair told CNN that “there are elements of truth” in […]