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    Risk of nuclear war growing: Russian ex-minister
    Mar20

    Risk of nuclear war growing: Russian ex-minister

    BRUSSELS: The East-West standoff over the Ukraine crisis has brought the threat of nuclear war in Europe closer than at any time since the 1980s, a former Russian foreign minister warned on Saturday. “The risk of confrontation with the use of nuclear weapons in Europe is higher than in the 1980s,” said Igor Ivanov, Russia’s...

    Russia: Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged
    Mar20

    Russia: Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged

    Mourning: A woman mourns after putting flowers in memory for the victims of the crashed FlyDubai plane at the Rostov-on-Don airport, about 950 kilometers (600 miles) south of Moscow, Russia, Sunday. Emergency workers on Sunday finished combing the debris-laden runway of the airport in southern Russia where the plane carrying 62 people crashed...

    Runners from Kenya, Ukraine win Wan Jin Shi marathon in New Taipei
    Mar20

    Runners from Kenya, Ukraine win Wan Jin Shi marathon in New Taipei

    Taipei, March 20 (CNA) The Kenyan runner, William Chebon Chebor, took first place in the men’s division of the 2016 Wan Jin Shi Marathon in New Taipei Sunday, while Ukraine runner Olha Kotovska won the women’s event. …read more Source: Focus...

    Investigators probe south Russia flydubai crash that killed 62
    Mar20

    Investigators probe south Russia flydubai crash that killed 62

    ROSTOV-ON-DON: Investigators in southern Russia on Sunday were probing the causes of a flydubai passenger jet crash that killed all 62 people on board, as emergency workers at the site wrapped up the salvage operation. The Boeing 737, which flew from Dubai to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, exploded into a fireball early Saturday...

    FlyDubai plane crash: Aviation experts examine black boxes; workers comb debris-laden site
    Mar20

    FlyDubai plane crash: Aviation experts examine black boxes; workers comb debris-laden site

    Russian Police and Emergency Ministry employees investigate the wreckage of a crashed plane at the Rostov-on-Don airport, where FlyDubai budget carrier crashed on Saturday killing all 62 aboard. (Source: AP) Aviation experts on Sunday began examining the black boxes from the FlyDubai flight that crashed amid high winds at an airport in southern...

    Investigators probe south Russia flydubai crash that killed 62
    Mar20

    Investigators probe south Russia flydubai crash that killed 62

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) – Investigators in southern Russia on Sunday were probing the causes of a flydubai passenger jet crash that killed all 62 people on board, as emergency workers at the site wrapped up the salvage operation.The Boeing 737, which flew from Dubai to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, exploded into a fireball...

    Nadiya Savchenko: Ukraine’s lionized and demonized fighter
    Mar20

    Nadiya Savchenko: Ukraine’s lionized and demonized fighter

    KIEV: Nadiya Savchenko is both lionized as a fearless Ukrainian freedom fighter — and demonized as the alleged accomplice in the murder of two Russian reporters in her country’s separatist east. The 34-year-old Ukrainian army pilot has most recently featured on global TV screens wearing patriotic T-shirts inside the glass cage of a Russian...

    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine
    Mar20

    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine

    MOSCOW, Russia – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko awaits the verdict in her controversial trial over the murder of two Russian journalists with few doubting she will be found guilty in a ruling that will fuel the feud between Kiev and Moscow. A court in the southern Russian town of Donetsk … …read more Source:...

    Gays attacked ahead of festival in Ukraine
    Mar20

    Gays attacked ahead of festival in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine: Some 200 right-wing militants on Saturday attacked dozens of gay people with smoke bombs and stones in Lviv, a nationalist bastion in western Ukraine, an AFP journalist witnessed. The attack occurred as representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community left a Lviv hotel which is hosting a gay rights...

    Heavy winds as FlyDubai plane crashes in Russia, killing 62
    Mar20

    Heavy winds as FlyDubai plane crashes in Russia, killing 62

    Under investigation: Russian Emergency Ministry employees investigate the wreckage of a crashed plane at the Rostov-on-Don airport, about 950 kilometers (600 miles) south of Moscow, Russia Saturday. A Dubai airliner crashed and caught fire early Saturday while landing in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, officials said....

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