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    Experts: Terror attack most likely scenario for Egyptair disappearance
    May19

    Experts: Terror attack most likely scenario for Egyptair disappearance

    PARIS: Several scenarios could explain the mysterious disappearance of the Egyptair flight between Paris to Cairo early Thursday, but experts say a terrorist attack is the most likely. Both France and Egypt have been leading targets for Islamist extremists in recent months. In October, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing an...

    Terror attack most likely scenario for Egyptair disappearance: experts
    May19

    Terror attack most likely scenario for Egyptair disappearance: experts

    An EgyptAir plane is seen on the runway at Cairo Airport, Egypt in this September 5, 2013 file photo. Photo by Reuters Several scenarios could explain the mysterious disappearance of the Egyptair flight between Paris to Cairo early Thursday, but experts say a terrorist attack is the most likely. Both France and Egypt have been leading targets for...

    Venice calls on Italy to abandon EU sanctions on Russian nationals
    May19

    Venice calls on Italy to abandon EU sanctions on Russian nationals

    The Veneto Regional Council in Italy has passed a resolution urging Rome to abandon the foreign policy course of the EU as to the refusal to recognise Russian-occupied Crimea as part of the Russian Federation. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    The Daily Vertical: History As Heresy
    May19

    The Daily Vertical: History As Heresy

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two crew members of Azeri plane still alive after Afghanistan crash – aviation authority
    May19

    Two crew members of Azeri plane still alive after Afghanistan crash – aviation authority

    Two Ukrainian crew members on board an Azeri freight plane which crashed in Afghanistan on Wednesday are still alive, Azerbaijan’s civil aviation authority (DMAA) said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Seven die in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan's Silk Way freight plane
    May19

    Seven die in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan's Silk Way freight plane

    BAKU (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian crew members on board an Azeri freight plane which crashed in Afghanistan on Wednesday are still alive, Azerbaijan’s civil aviation authority (DMAA) said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    US to send new ambassador to PH
    May19

    US to send new ambassador to PH

    US Flag (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia) The United States government is poised to send a new ambassador to the Philippines in time for the much anticipated start of the administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte next month. US President Barack Obama has just announced his intent to nominate Korean-born Sung Y. Kim as America’s new...

    Rosatom sees SA as entry point to Africa
    May19

    Rosatom sees SA as entry point to Africa

    Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy firm may join forces with SA companies to develop a nuclear power industry that could be rolled out across Africa. ||| Johannesburg – Russia’s state-owned Rosatom said it may join forces with South African companies to develop a nuclear power industry in the country that could be rolled out...

    Løkke, Løkke laughs at the White House
    May19

    Løkke, Løkke laughs at the White House

    According to US President Barack Obama, the search for the host of next year’s White House correspondents’ dinner is over. Step forward Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The Danish PM was in fine form at a state dinner for the five leaders of the Nordic nations at the White House on May 13, rattling off a series of one- liners. Weighty comedy...

    Early 20th Century Merchants Left Indelible Mark on City’s History
    May19

    Early 20th Century Merchants Left Indelible Mark on City’s History

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – In the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, merchants in Akmola, as the town was called then, were not only the great-grandparents of today’s modern business environment – they also left beautiful houses and facilities behind...