Friday, March 27, 2015
The young co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have “deliberately” crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit, but is not believed to be part of a terrorist plot, French officials said Thursday.2 Comments
Andreas Lubitz first took to the skies as a teenage glider pilot flying from an idyllic grass runway in the hills of western Germany, and never showed any sign he was anything but thrilled to have landed a job with Germanwings, according to those who taught him the trade.
Norwegian pop band A-ha, who have sold more than 35 million albums since they first topped the charts in the 1980s, announced a comeback Wednesday just five years after their last break-up.
Two environmental groups say European Union nations continue to overfish their Atlantic waters despite commitments to fish sustainably and stay within safe scientific limits.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Investigators combed through the pulverized wreckage of a German airliner on Wednesday and examined its badly damaged black box for clues as to what caused the mysterious crash that killed all 150 aboard.
Two top Ukrainian officials were arrested Wednesday on corruption charges and led away in handcuffs from a televised cabinet meeting as government ministers looked on.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government.
Ratings firm Moody's cut Ukraine's sovereign debt rating to one notch above default Tuesday, saying creditors will be forced to take deep losses in a debt restructuring.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France, - The arduous search for the 150 victims of the worst aviation disaster on French soil in decades was set to resume at dawn Wednesday, as European leaders visit the site of the tragedy to pay their respects.