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'Series of errors' caused Air Algerie crash – report

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:30 AM

UPDATED A French judicial probe finds a series of tragic errors caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in the Malian desert last year with 116 people on board

DEBRIS. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

US Senate measure has 90-day deadline on Syria action

Sep 04, 2013 - 9:26 AM

The Senate drafted a bipartisan measure that imposed a 90 day deadline for American military intervention in Syria and barred the use of US troops on the ground there

SENATE HEARING. US Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC, on congressional authorization for the use of military force in Syria. AFP/Brendan Smialowski

Kerry: No time for armchair isolationism

Sep 04, 2013 - 7:08 AM

House Speaker John Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor key Republicans both said they would support Obama s plan

MAKING THE CASE. US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on September 3, 2013 in Washington. AFP/Brendan Smialowski

Assad: 'Regional war' if West strikes Syria

Sep 03, 2013 - 7:25 AM

Assad tells French paper Le Figaro: The Middle East is a powder keg and the fuse is getting shorter

ASSAD SPEAKS. A handout picture released by the Syrian presidency media office and made on September 2, 2013 in Damascus shows Syrian president Bashar al-Assad answering questions by French journalist Georges Malbrunot. AFP photo