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    Russia: Plane that crashed in Egypt broke up high in the air
    Nov01

    Russia: Plane that crashed in Egypt broke up high in the air

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Russian passenger plane that crashed in Egypt, killing everyone onboard, broke up at high altitude, Russia’s top aviation official said Sunday. The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday...

    Activists, families say Kiev won’t look for hundreds who have disappeared
    Nov01

    Activists, families say Kiev won’t look for hundreds who have disappeared

    CHEREVKOVKA, Ukraine — They rest in a field well off the beaten path, down a gravel road and hidden behind a forested ridge at the edge of this sleepy village The only sound here comes from chirping songbirds and the howling autumn wind. The acrid smell of dead foliage and trash from villagers’ fall burn piles wafts past Wild grass and...

    A Day of Mourning in Russia
    Nov01

    A Day of Mourning in Russia

    People lay toys and flowers for victims of the Russian plane crash outside of Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg on Sunday. ReutersRussians observed a day of mourning on Sunday for the 224 people killed in a passenger plane crash in Egypt on Saturday. People placed flowers and toys at the entrance of Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, where the...

    Crashed Russian Plane Was in Good Condition, Official Says
    Nov01

    Crashed Russian Plane Was in Good Condition, Official Says

    (SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt) — An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition. The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from...

    Amazing photos from NATO’s largest military exercise in over a decade
    Nov01

    Amazing photos from NATO’s largest military exercise in over a decade

    On October 19, NATO kicked off its largest military exercise in over a decade with an opening ceremony in Tripani Air Base, Italy. The exercise, called Trident Juncture 2015, includes approximately 36,000 troops, over 140 aircraft, and 60 ships from more than 30 participatory nations. The exercise’s participants include both NATO countries...

    Russia mourns victims of crashed Egypt plane
    Nov01

    Russia mourns victims of crashed Egypt plane

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Flags flew at half-mast in Russia Sunday as the country mourned its biggest ever air disaster after a passenger jet full of Russian tourists crashed in Egypt’s Sinai, killing all 224 people on board.The flight was bringing holidaymakers back to Russia’s second largest city Saint Petersburg when it went...

    Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection
    Nov01

    Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection

    ALTERNATIVE CROP – In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, The Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 with a tail number of EI-ETJ on an airstrip of Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Russia’s civil air agency is expected to have a news conference shortly to talk about the Russian...

    Technical Inspector Says Crashed Russian Plane Was In Good Condition
    Nov01

    Technical Inspector Says Crashed Russian Plane Was In Good Condition

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition.The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from...

    The Latest: Emirates halts flights over Egypt’s Sinai
    Nov01

    The Latest: Emirates halts flights over Egypt’s Sinai

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The latest developments after a Russian passenger plane crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people on board (all times local).1:35 p.m.Russia’s air safety regulator has ordered the airline whose charter jet crashed in Egypt to suspend flights pending the probe.Rostransnadzor,...

    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims
    Nov01

    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims

    Russia is observing a national day of mourning Sunday for the 217 passengers and seven crew members killed in a plane crash Saturday in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Nearly all of the passengers were Russian tourists returning to St. Petersburg from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Three Ukrainians are also among the dead. Emergency crews...