LONDON, May 24 — British fighter jets escorted a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane to Stansted Airport near London today, where police went on board and arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft.
Passengers were leaving the plane and no one was hurt in the incident, a spokesman for the airport said.
Flight PK709 from ... Read More
Rita Green carries a plastic bin of recovered items in Moore, Oklahoma, May 23, 2013, as she helps a friend salvage belongings after her uncle’s home was almost destroyed by a tornado. — Reuters
STOCKHOLM, May 24 — Police in Stockholm called in reinforcements today after youths set cars and a school ablaze in a fifth night of rioting, the worst to hit Sweden for years.Pupils at a primary school ... Read More
HONG KONG, May 24 — The H7N9 bird flu virus may be capable of spreading from human to human and can be transmitted not only through direct contact but also through airborne exposure, researchers at the ... Read More
LONDON, May 24 — Britain's security services faced questions today over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier hacked to death in a busy London street after it emerged that ... Read More
WASHINGTON, May 24 — Twelve years after the “war on terror” began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against ... Read More
BEIJING, May 24 — China hopes that this week's visit by a senior North Korean envoy can ease tension in the region and help spur efforts to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons, a Chinese Foreign ... Read More
MOSCOW, May 24 — A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off Russia’s eastern coast today, briefly prompting a tsunami scare but causing no casualties or substantial damage, Russian emergency authorities ... Read More
LONDON, May 24 — A British Airways plane travelling from London to Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow today after a technical fault in an engine.“The BA762, Heathrow to Oslo service, ... Read More
ISTANBUL, May 24 — The Syrian opposition in exile met yesterday to decide whether to attend a peace conference that the United States and Russia see as a crucial path to ending two years of civil ... Read More
NIAMEY, May 24 — Islamist suicide bombers struck an army barracks and a French-run uranium mine in Niger yesterday, officials said, killing 21 people and wounding dozens more in attacks that showed ... Read More
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