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    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed
    Oct31

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed

    A Russian passenger jet carrying 224 people from an Egyptian tourist resort along the Red Sea crashed Saturday in a remote part of the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula, killing all aboard, officials said. The Metrojet Airbus A321, headed to St. Petersburg, had 214 Russians and three Ukrainians… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia
    Oct31

    Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Central Asia on Saturday for a five-day, five-nation tour of the “Stans,” to reassure them they will not be forgotten. Concern is mounting in the region that, as the US operation in Afghanistan finally draws towards a close, Washington will lose interest in its landlocked northern neighbours. He landed...

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt
    Oct31

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt

    A couple embraces next to a flight information board at Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday. ReutersUpdated on October 31 at 1:52 p.m. A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed Saturday morning in a remote area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian officials said. There were no survivors, the Russian embassy in...

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure
    Oct31

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure

    A group affiliated with Islamic State (ISIS) in Egypt claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt on Saturday. But the claims have not been verified and some preliminary reports say mechanical failure is to blame. See also: Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt The Airbus A-321, operated by...

    IS says it brought down Russian plane
    Oct31

    IS says it brought down Russian plane

    Egyptian emergency workers unload bodies of victims from the crash of a Russian aircraft carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew members over the Sinai Peninsula from a police helicopter to ambulances at Kabrit airport in Suez, some 20 miles north of Suez, Egypt, Saturday. (AP/Amr Nabil)The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for bringing...

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine
    Oct31

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine

    Russia’s finance minister expressed concern about a possible rule change by the International Monetary Fund that would enable it to keep lending to Ukraine even if Kyiv defaults on its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead
    Oct31

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, apparently killing everyone aboard. The plane disappeared from radar less than half an hour after taking off early Saturday from the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. Almost all the passengers were Russian tourists heading home...

    Mourinho brushes off Chelsea sack talk
    Oct31

    Mourinho brushes off Chelsea sack talk

    LONDON : Jose Mourinho claims he isn’t concerned about his future as Chelsea manager even if the rest of the football world is “excited” that he could be in danger of the sack, reports BSS. Mourinho was given a vote of confidence by Blues owner Roman Abramovich earlier this month after Chelsea made a spluttering start to their defence of...

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft
    Oct31

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A Russian aircraft carrying 224 people, including 17 children, crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula about 20 minutes after taking off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, the Egyptian government said. There were no survivors.According to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the...

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt
    Oct31

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt

    Russia’s association of tour operators has released the names of all 224 people who were on board the Kogalymavia Airbus A321 that crashed on the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday. Russian authorities say there are no survivors See also: No survivors of Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt says While the exact cause is still unknown, sources...