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    Unusual plane hijacks since 2001
    Mar29

    Unusual plane hijacks since 2001

    LARNACA, Cyprus, March 29, 2016 (AFP) – Airplane hijackings such as the one that unfolded on Tuesday involving an Egyptian airliner have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks led to increased security.The hijackings have been carried out mostly by individuals trying to resolve personal issues, and almost all...

    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members
    Mar29

    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members

    PODGORICA, Montenegro: Montenegro has deported 58 foreign members of a Japanese doomsday cult, most of them Russians, for lacking the right permits to visit the Balkan country, police said on Tuesday. “Police received information from partner security services showing that a group of foreign nationals, who were members of a closed religious...

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis
    Mar29

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis

    Ukraine’s prospects of forming a new coalition – vital to get IMF loan talks back on track – were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday after Yulia Tymoshenko pressed demands as the price of taking her Fatherland Party into an alliance. …read more Source: Channel...

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001
    Mar29

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001

    LARNACA: Airplane hijackings such as the one that unfolded on Tuesday involving an Egyptian airliner have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks led to increased security. Here are some examples: February 17, 2014: An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Rome with 202 people on board is diverted by its unarmed copilot to...

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle
    Mar29

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Knights wearing ancient armour and holding heavy swords and shields walk in the centre of the city. Is it a dream? No, it is the Blade of Steppe, an event organised by Temir Tumen club where gathered knights from various nations to fight and learn who is...

    Armenia’s Membership to EEU was Positive: Vache Gabrielyan
    Mar29

    Armenia’s Membership to EEU was Positive: Vache Gabrielyan

    Vache Gabrielyan, RA Vice Prime Minister, Minister for International Economic Integration and Reforms, gives positive assessment to Armenia’s engagement with Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). “We have analyzed economic indicators for the first six months of Armenia’s membership to EEU, which is available at the Ministry’s website....

    Ukrainian parliament accepts resignation of top prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukrainian parliament accepts resignation of top prosecutor

    The Ukrainian parliament Tuesday approved the long-pending resignation of the country’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes, meeting the required minimum benchmark of 226 votes, according to its website statement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday sacked the former Soviet country’s corruption-tainted chief prosecutor over his perceived refusal to investigate corruption and attempts to cover up state graft. Lawmakers voted by an overwhelming 289 votes to six to accept the resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin from the post he has...

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General

    Ukraine`s Parliament dismissed Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes on March 29, more than a month after he filed his resignation, according to KyivPost. Shokin, appointed by President Petro Poroshenko in …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China
    Mar29

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China

    Bishkek, March 29 /Kabar/. The delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic reports. The official delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the first Museum of honey “Bee Gallery” in the city of...

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