Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot ‘wanted to destroy plane’

Germanwings plane crash

The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to “destroy the plane”, officials said. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin, citing information from the “black box” voice recorder, said the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit. He intentionally started a descent while More...

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President Hadi leaves Yemen as Saudis bomb rebels

President Hadi leaves Yemen as Saudis bomb rebels

Yemen’s President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has arrived in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, according to officials, as Saudi Arabia continues to launch air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels. It is the first confirmation More...

Iran warns of bloodshed as Saudi-led forces bomb Yemen

Iran warns of bloodshed as Saudi-led forces bomb Yemen

Saudi air strikes on Shia rebels in Yemen have triggered a furious reaction from regional rival Iran, with top officials warning that military action could spill into other countries. Saudi Arabia said that a coalition More...

Serbia arrests seven over 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Serbia arrests seven over 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Serbian police have arrested seven men accused of taking part in the slaughter of over 1,000 Muslims at a warehouse on the outskirts of Srebrenica. The seven are among the first to be arrested by Serbia for carrying More...

Germany riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB headquarters

Germany riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB headquarters

Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in a protest against More...

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu wins elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a clear victory in Israel’s Parliamentary elections, Israeli media reported, after 99 percent of the ballot boxes were counted. Netanyahu’s Likud party More...

UN pilots killed in Apache helicopter crash in Mali

UN pilots killed in Apache helicopter crash in Mali

Two Dutch United Nations peacekeepers were killed when their Apache attack helicopter crashed in northern Mali, the Dutch military said, calling it an accident. The helicopter, from the UN’s MINUSMA mission, More...

Pope Francis hints at brief papacy

Pope Francis hints at ‘brief’ papacy

Pope Francis has suggested he may resign his papacy like his predecessor, rather than remain at the Vatican for life. The pontiff made the comments during a interview with Mexican television, marking the second More...

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