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    Dubai Airliner Crashes in Russia Killing All 62 on Board
    Mar19

    Dubai Airliner Crashes in Russia Killing All 62 on Board

    MOSCOW— Winds were gusting before dawn Saturday over the airport in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don when a plane carrying 62 people from a favorite Russian holiday destination decided to abort its landing. The timing was tricky. Two planes had landed just a few minutes before the FlyDubai plane aimed to touch down. On the other hand, a...

    What Brought Down the Plane From Dubai?
    Mar19

    What Brought Down the Plane From Dubai?

    ReutersA passenger plane coming from the United Arab Emirates has crashed while trying to land at a Russian airport, killing all 62 people on board, officials said. The Boeing 737-800 crashed early Saturday as it made its second attempt to land in the city of Rostov-on-Don, according to Russian officials. Flight FZ981, operated by airline...

    Crimean Tatars March In Prague On Second Anniversary Of Annexation
    Mar19

    Crimean Tatars March In Prague On Second Anniversary Of Annexation

    Members of the Crimean Tatar community marched in the Czech capital, Prague, on March 19 to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine. The Crimean Tatar minority has been strongly critical of the annexation, and their self-governing body, the Mejlis, has refused to recognize the change of...

    Plane explodes in Dubai, kills 62
    Mar19

    Plane explodes in Dubai, kills 62

    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, March 19, 2016. 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. (AP...

    FlyDubai plane crashes in southern Russia, kills all 62 passengers aboard
    Mar19

    FlyDubai plane crashes in southern Russia, kills all 62 passengers aboard

    Emergencies Ministry members and investigators work at the crash site of the Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia. (Source: Reuters) All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when their plane crashed on its second attempt to...

    We found a surprising number of Airbnb rentals in the middle of war zones
    Mar19

    We found a surprising number of Airbnb rentals in the middle of war zones

    REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailAirbnb has some stunning rentals on its site, with people renting out everything from tree houses to castles. But there are also some rentals in unexpected places — like in global conflict zones. Though some Airbnb rentals can be found in war zones like Afghanistan or Yemen, there are others in places that are relatively...

    Vladimir Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea and Russia bridge is not done
    Mar19

    Vladimir Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea and Russia bridge is not done

    Russian president flew into Crimea on the second anniversary of Moscow’s ‘illegal’ annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine despite the strong opposition of the international community. …read more Source: Daily...

    Vladimir Putin just did the US a huge favor
    Mar19

    Vladimir Putin just did the US a huge favor

    REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueNews that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered a Russian air wing home from Syria indicates weakness to some observers. Low oil prices forced Putin to abandon the foreign venture. Geopolitical expert George Friedman disagrees. Speaking in a Mauldin Economics video, Friedman says the Russian deployment was part of an...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Region Is A ‘Black Hole’ For Human Rights
    Mar19

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Region Is A ‘Black Hole’ For Human Rights

    Anna Andriyevskaya cannot go home. If she does, she will be arrested for inciting separatism and face a jail term of five years. Skype is her main connection to her homeland of Crimea, where her family and friends have remained two years after Russia’s annexation of the region from Ukraine. They, too, face threats from the Russian...

    One Kyrgyz citizen dies in plane crash in Rostov-na-Donu
    Mar19

    One Kyrgyz citizen dies in plane crash in Rostov-na-Donu

    Bishkek, March 19 / Kabar /. One Kyrgyz citizen died in plane crash in Rostov-na-Donu (Russia), the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. “On March 19 of this year Boeing 737-800 of Fly Dubai airline is crashed in Rostov-na-Donu, killing 61 people. Among the victims are citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, India, as...