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    Pilot saves 127 passengers in 'blind' landing after hailstones shatter plane windscreen
    Aug01

    Pilot saves 127 passengers in 'blind' landing after hailstones shatter plane windscreen

    A Ukrainian captain from AtlasGlobal, a Turkish airline, has been hailed as a hero for making a safe landing after an unexpected hail storm wrecked the aircraft’s windscreen last Friday (July 28). With low visibility, Captain Alexander Akopov was forced to execute a ‘blind’ landing. …read more Source:...

    WATCH: Dramatic footage as underground water pipe bursts in Kiev
    Jun02

    WATCH: Dramatic footage as underground water pipe bursts in Kiev

    A huge blast rocked Kiev’s Goloseevsky Avenue following an underground pipe rupture, Monday. The pipe rupture was reportedly followed by the rush of water to the surface. The incident damaged several cars and parts of a nearby house. Public energy company ‘Kyivenergo’ reported that the testing of the pipe was planned and the...

    France's Macron meets with Vladimir Putin, promises tough talk and cooperation on key issues
    May30

    France's Macron meets with Vladimir Putin, promises tough talk and cooperation on key issues

    French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a number of international...

    Macron promises tough talk at first Putin meeting
    May29

    Macron promises tough talk at first Putin meeting

    VERSAILLES, France – New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign when his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said that dialogue with Russia is vital in...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for the first time
    May15

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for the first time

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country’s history and celebrating with a call to “put emotion back into music”. Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favourite going...

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’
    May12

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was going to fire “showboat” FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of what the Justice Department recommended, directly contradicting what the White House said a day earlier. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Lester Holt, Trump said the FBI had been in...

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’
    May12

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was going to fire “showboat” FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of what the Justice Department recommended, directly contradicting what the White House said a day earlier. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Lester Holt, Trump said the FBI had been in...

    Italy’s cool karma chameleon is hot Eurovision tip
    May11

    Italy’s cool karma chameleon is hot Eurovision tip

    ROME – With his gravelly voice, catchy choruses and chatty good nature Francesco Gabbani has already conquered Italian fans and is now chasing full-throated glory at Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest. The slicked back hair, snazzily snug outfits and a slightly Freddie Mercuryesque moustache certainly help to explain his visual...

    Besides Macron, here are the youngest leaders of the world
    May08

    Besides Macron, here are the youngest leaders of the world

    Paris – Emmanuel Macron, 39, who won the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, according to estimates, will be one of the world’s youngest leaders. Here is a look at those who were still a little wet behind the ears when they attained high executive office: Young leaders Hungary: Viktor Orban became prime...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court
    Mar06

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court

    Ukraine urged the UN’s top court on Monday to help bring stability to its war-torn east, seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in Kiev’s conflict with separatist pro-Russian rebels. “Today I stand before the court to ask for the protection of the basic human rights of the Ukrainian...

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