SANAA, Yemen — Saudi jets pounded neighboring Yemen on Thursday and Egyptian warships steamed toward its coast in the start of an Arab-led offensive against Shiite rebels that has become a showdown between the major powers in the Middle East.Read full article >>
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.
They offered no motive for why Andreas Lubitz, 27, would take the controls of the Airbus A320, lock the captain out of the cockpit and deliberately set it veering down from cruising altitude at 3,000 feet per minute. German police searched his home for evidence that might offer some explanation for what was behind Tuesday's crash in the French Alps. EasyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Air Berlin
DÜSSELDORF, Germany — France’s president was joined Wednesday by the leaders of Germany and Spain in an Alpine pasture now used as a base for experts seeking to unravel why an Airbus jet abruptly dropped from its flight path with 150 people aboard.Read full article >>
KABUL —A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 36 during rush hour in the Afghan capital Wednesday, striking near the presidential palace and the Finance Ministry, officials said.The blast was the second attack in a week in Kabul, suggesting that Afghanistan’s insurgency is revving up as the traditional winter lull in the fighting approaches an end. Last week, the Taliban asserted respons