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    Russia: Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged
    Mar21

    Russia: Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, 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, killing all 62 aboard. FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 from Dubai nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball before dawn Saturday after trying to land for a second time in...

    Airline black boxes badly damaged in Russia crash
    Mar20

    Airline black boxes badly damaged in Russia crash

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Aviation experts began examining the black boxes Sunday from the FlyDubai flight that crashed amid high winds at an airport in southern Russia, killing all 62 aboard. FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 from Dubai nose-dived and exploded in a giant fireball before dawn Saturday after trying to land for a second time in strong...

    13 Foreign Students Killed in Spain Bus Crash
    Mar20

    13 Foreign Students Killed in Spain Bus Crash

    At least 13 people were killed Sunday when a bus carrying foreign students crashed on a Spanish highway between the cities of Barcelona and Valencia. At least 34 passengers on the bus were injured; 28 of them were hospitalized. Most were foreign students, part of the Erasmus exchange program, who had traveled to the eastern city of Valencia for...

    At least 13 dead in Spanish bus crash carrying foreign exchange students
    Mar20

    At least 13 dead in Spanish bus crash carrying foreign exchange students

    At least 13 students from multiple countries died along a highway in northern Spain on Sunday when their bus crashed into a guardrail before slamming into oncoming traffic and landing on its side near the town of Freginals, according to a local official. The accident smashed out the front windows of the red, white and black bus, injuring at least...

    New ‘Joan of Arc’ or Murderer? Pilot’s Verdict Looms
    Mar20

    New ‘Joan of Arc’ or Murderer? Pilot’s Verdict Looms

    Moscow accuses 34-year-old Iraq veteran Nadiya Savchenko of involvement in the killing of two Russian civilians during the civil war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    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...

    It is urgent that she’s stopped: Hillary Clinton’s nightmare neoliberalism and American exceptionalism makes the world a dangerous place
    Mar20

    It is urgent that she’s stopped: Hillary Clinton’s nightmare neoliberalism and American exceptionalism makes the world a dangerous place

    Much mail arrived after the column published in this space last Sunday, wherein I examined the likely character of a Clinton II foreign policy—dangerous to Americans and all others—and the flaccid logic common among those planning to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton come November. All but one of the letters were from women. They all said, one way...

    Hopes of Religious Freedom in Former Soviet Union Fall Short
    Mar20

    Hopes of Religious Freedom in Former Soviet Union Fall Short

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com Early in its existence, the Soviet Union turned Vladimir Lenin’s dictum that “religion is the opium of the people” into official policy. Atheism was what Lenin wanted for the Soviet empire, and it’s what it got. Assuring such an outcome were laws discouraging faith — such as...

    ‘Is This Real Life?’: Inside the Ukraine War’s Gray Zone
    Mar20

    ‘Is This Real Life?’: Inside the Ukraine War’s Gray Zone

    LOBACHEVE, Ukraine—War is absurd sometimes. The SUV clambered along the pothole-speckled dirt road, which was now more mud than dirt in the wake of melting snow and spring rains. The driver, a 30-year-old Ukrainian soldier named Andriy, held a pistol in his steering hand as he navigated through no man’s land near the separatist-controlled...

    Heavy Winds as Dubai Plane Crashes in Russia, Killing 62
    Mar20

    Heavy Winds as Dubai Plane Crashes in Russia, Killing 62

    MOSCOW—A Dubai airliner with 62 people on board nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball early Saturday while trying to land in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all aboard, officials said. Several planes had trouble landing at the airport at the time of the crash, with one trying to land three times before...