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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...

    Before FlyDubai crash, Rostov-on-Don was known for football and Nobel Prize winners
    Mar20

    Before FlyDubai crash, Rostov-on-Don was known for football and Nobel Prize winners

    FlyDubai’s fatal crash at Rostov-on-Don airport has thrust the relatively quiet Southern Russian city into the global spotlight Investigators, including UAE aviation officials, are travelling to the city in an effort to determine why flight FZ981 nosedived into the runway at the airport, killing all 62 people aboard.Before the crash, global...

    Don’t wait for Russia to take the first step
    Mar20

    Don’t wait for Russia to take the first step

    An air of fatalism has overtaken relations with Russia. Western sanctions and the intransigent Russian response have produced a downward spiral. Experts on both sides now anticipate a long cold spell. The need to reverse the slide towards a new Cold War has never been more urgent. The Pentagon has proposed a quadrupling of U.S. military...

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

    Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged: Russia

    Aviation experts on Sunday began examining the black boxes from the FlyDubai flight that crashed amid high winds at an airport in southern Russia but said the cockpit voice and data recorders were badly damaged.FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 from Dubai nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball before dawn Saturday after trying to land for a...

    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...

    Ukraine pilot verdict in two days
    Mar20

    Ukraine pilot verdict in two days

    Nadiya Savchenko ruling set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    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...

    The Strategic Constants Behind the Russian Withdrawal
    Mar20

    The Strategic Constants Behind the Russian Withdrawal

    The strategic constants in the wake of Russia’s military redeployment out of Syria include the following: First, the continuation of the US-Russian partnership in the Syrian arena, and its expansion into Yemen and Iraq where the remaining time Barack Obama has in the White House will be used to consolidate achievements in bilateral...

    Terrorism not cause of fatal #Flydubai crash
    Mar20

    Terrorism not cause of fatal #Flydubai crash

    Investigators probing the crash of Flydubai flight FZ981said that the lines of inquiry include the possibility of crew error, a technical failure and bad weather conditions. ||| London – All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when the aircraft crashed on its second attempt to land at...