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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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,...

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape
    Nov01

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

    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...

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash
    Nov01

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash

    Cairo (AFP) – International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.Flags will fly at half mast on official buildings in Russia on Sunday and entertainment...

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine
    Nov01

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine

    Security forces in Ukraine have arrested Hennadiy Korban, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Kyiv earlier this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...