Airline passengers endured a 13-hour flight to nowhere

An Emirates flight from Dubai to Auckland had to return halfway through its 8,824-mile journey. Passengers spent about 13 hours in the air, only to end up exactly where they started. The plane was unable to land at Auckland International Airport due to major flooding and heavy rainfall. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing … Read more

British regional airline Flybe ceases trading, cancels all flights

Collapse for the second time in three years 276 employees laid off by administrators About 75,000 customers had future bookings Hurt by delayed aircraft delivery Rivals see increasing demand LONDON, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – British regional airline Flybe on Saturday suspended operations for the second time in three years, canceling all flights and laying off … Read more

Pro-Western retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

Pavel wins in an overwhelming vote over ex-prime minister Babis Pavel gives clear support to Ukraine, West Promises to end the divisions of Babis, the incumbent Zeman Turnout in the presidential election was record high PRAGUE, January 28 (Reuters) – Former army chief and senior NATO official Petr Pavel won presidential elections in the Czech … Read more

German and American tanks are on their way to Ukraine. What impact can they have? : NPR

An American soldier walks in front of a British-made MKIV tank, circa 1918. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption change caption Hulton Archive/Getty Images An American soldier walks in front of a British-made MKIV tank, circa 1918. Hulton Archive/Getty Images Earlier this week, it was announced that German and US tanks are headed to Ukraine to … Read more

Radioactive capsule missing in Western Australia, search underway

CNN — Officials have warned the public about the risks involved in touching a small capsule containing a radioactive substance that was lost in transit in Western Australia. The silver, round capsule, measuring about an inch in diameter and about an inch high, contains a small amount of radioactive caesium-137, a substance used in gauges … Read more

Five Russian men on the run from military service have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country following Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded for months at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport after authorities refused to take them in. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. … Read more

Pope clarifies comments on homosexuality and sin in note

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has clarified his recent comments on homosexuality and sin by saying he was merely referring to official Catholic moral teaching that any sexual act outside of marriage is a sin. And in a note Friday, Francis reminded that even that black-and-white doctrine is subject to conditions that can eliminate sin … Read more

Exclusive: Top US Treasury official warns UAE and Turkey about sanctions evasion

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – The US Treasury’s top sanctions official will travel to Turkey and the Middle East next week to warn countries and companies that they could lose access to the US market if they do business with entities which are subject to US restrictions such as Washington. cracks down on Russian attempts … Read more