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    TransAsia plane crashes into Taiwan river
    Feb04

    TransAsia plane crashes into Taiwan river

    TAIPEI: At least nine people were killed and dozens were unaccounted for after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday, officials and domestic media said. Dramatic pictures taken by a motorist and posted on Twitter showed the plane cartwheeling over a motorway close to...

    NATO should not provide military aid in Ukraine crisis
    Feb04

    NATO should not provide military aid in Ukraine crisis

    Munich Security Conference chairman Wolfgang Ischinger said Tuesday that NATO should not provide military aid in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine says lost five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours
    Feb04

    Ukraine says lost five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours

    Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Tuesday.Deadly clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks failUkraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in eastEmbassy asked to ensure...

    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan despite Russian doubts
    Feb04

    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan despite Russian doubts

    MONTREAL: The United Nations aviation agency said at a major safety conference on Tuesday it will press ahead with plans to establish a warning system for airlines on conflict zone risks despite reservations from Russia. Aviation officials also rallied behind a plan to track commercial aircraft in a twin response to several Malaysian airline...

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights
    Feb04

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights

    Wreckages of the Malaysian airliner after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, Ukraine on July 17, 2014 -© AFP/File MONTREAL: The International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday it plans to collect all data on flight risks over conflict zones and disseminate this information to airlines, despite reservations from Russia. The measure is...

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens
    Feb04

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens

    The Ukrainian cabinet on Tuesday has approved a decree, introducing tighter border-crossing policy for Russian citizens entering Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens
    Feb04

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens

    The Ukrainian cabinet on Tuesday has approved a decree, introducing tighter border-crossing policy for Russian citizens entering Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine dismisses insurgents’ reports on downed warplanes
    Feb04

    Ukraine dismisses insurgents’ reports on downed warplanes

    Ukrainian authorities on Tuesday denied reports from independence-seeking insurgents that militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) have shot down a government air force plane. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights
    Feb04

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights

    MONTREAL: The International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday it plans to collect all data on flight risks over conflict zones and disseminate this information to airlines, despite reservations from Russia. The measure is a response to the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last July after being shot down over eastern Ukraine. Kiev and...

    Officials agree on measures in wake of aviation calamities
    Feb04

    Officials agree on measures in wake of aviation calamities

    A United Nations agency is hoping to quickly introduce new measures to keep closer tabs on planes following last year’s disappearance of a flight in Asia and shooting down of a passenger plane in Europe.The International Civil Aviation Organization laid out a proposal Tuesday to improve the tracking of long-haul passenger flights by fall...

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