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Airlines rushed on March 26 to change their rules so as to require a second crew member in the cockpit at all times, hours after French prosecutors suggested a co-pilot who barricaded himself alone at the controls of a jetliner had crashed it on purpose.
PARIS - Reuters
The co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 people aboard appears to have brought the A320 Airbus down deliberately, the Marseille prosecutor said on March 26.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Two top Ukrainian officials were arrested March 25 on corruption charges and led away in handcuffs from a televised cabinet meeting as government ministers looked on.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The air disaster in the French Alps cannot be explained by the age of the Germanwings Airbus A320, which at 24-years-old should still have been in excellent condition, experts said Tuesday.
Paris – Agence France-Presse
A French court on March 24 sentenced two Kurds to five years in prison and seven others to lesser terms in an extortion case linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
LEICESTER - Agence France-Presse
England's slain king Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave beneath a car park, was finally buried with honour on Thursday, 530 years after his brutal death on the battlefield.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
A number of pilots at German low-cost airline Germanwings refused to fly Wednesday following the deadly crash in the French Alps, saying they were mourning the victims of the doomed aircraft.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain's top court on March 26 overruled the government to allow the publication of a series of letters from Prince Charles to ministries, in a potential setback for the heir to the throne.
SEYNE - Agence France-Presse
French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived near the site of the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps.
WARSAW - Agence France-Presse
A Moscow-friendly Greece could paralyse NATO's ability to react to Russian aggression, former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski warned March 25.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Greece and the European Union could reach a deal as early as this week to allow the release of badly needed aid funds for Athens, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said March 24
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