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ReportMissed aircraft in Venezuela: parents denies invitation to go in the country
Rome, Italy - They need to have with them their experts to investigate without restrictions
The lawyer of the parents of Fabiola Napoli and Stefano Fragione, two of the Italian people missing in the presumed accident occurred to an aircraft in Venezuela, sent a letter to Venezuelan ambassador... more
ReportSuriname, investigation commission has been established to ascertain the April, 3th air crash's causes
Paramaribo, Suriname - Investigations should be completed within 6 months
Aeronautics experts, police, militaries and forensic experts and the General Subhas Punwasi will form the Commission that will determine the causes of last Thursday's air crash in Paramaribo, Suriname,... more
ReportDarfur, new scourge exposed: regular rapes against women and children
New York, USA - Human Rights Watch has denounced it in a document
Five years into the Darfur conflict, women and girls need protection from rape and brutal attacks still being committed by government forces and armed groups throughout Darfur, Human Rights Watch said... more
ReportNato alliance: said "Yes" to Albania and Croatia, "Maybe" to Macedonia and "No" to Ukraine and Georgia
Bucharest, Romania - Afghanistan troops reinforcement: Turkey said no, but also Belgium joints to give its approval
Some news come from Nato's adhering country summit in Bucharest about the new entries in the alliance: the council said "Yes" to Albania and Croatia, "Maybe" to Macedonia and "No" to Ukraine and Georgia,... more
ReportAfghanistan: NATO will receive more supports from countries joining the Treaty
Bucharest, Romania - More than 1600 troops and 8 helicopters
Newness are coming from Bucharest, where NATO meeting between the leaderships joining the treaty is in progress; some of them have satisfied the requests about a reinforcement of the military's presence... more
ReportRussia-Nato: "Niet" to the passing of airplanes and troops destined to Afghanistan
Bucharest, Romania - Deal for the passing of columns with no lethal equipments has been signed
During a meeting in Belgrade with the Russian leaderships, Nato has received the denial to utilize the air space and the Russian territories to make carriers and troops passing in Afghanistan.
ReportSquabbles between Ecuador and Colombia look at USA and International Court of Justice
Quito, Ecuador - Under indictment, herbicides that Bogotà spreads on the borders with airplanes and helicopters
After the Colombian raid in Ecuadorian's territory to overcome a faction of FARC's (Colombian revolutionary armed forces) fighters, happened at the beginning fo the current month, which has generated lots... more
ReportStill frictions between Colombian and Ecuadorian's governments caused by the violation of Colombian air space
Bogotà, Colombia - Ecuadorian's military helicopter could have crossed the border
Frictions between Ecuadorian and Colombian's government are still in progress, they are going on since last March, 1st, when the Colombian air troops crossed the Ecuadorian's border to overcome a FARC... more
ReportVenezuela incident: thick of mystery on passengers of Transaven airplane disappeared to nothing
Rome, Italy - AVIONEWS is in possession of some documents in which is stated that there were 18 passengers on board
The official transcriptions (with INAC stamp) that AVIONEWS encloses in exclusive - report that there were 18 people on board, and not 14 as previously affirmed. But, who are these four people?
ReportRussia sends humanitarian aid to Kosovo
Belgrade, Serbia - An Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft has landed in Belgrade
Coming from Moscow, a Russian Il-76 aircraft is landed today to Belgrade, Serbia, with 40 tons of humanitarian aid aboard, destined to the Serbian population in Kosovo.
That's happened independently... more
ReportVenezuela's plane-crash: General Antonio Rivero, Environmental Services Director, disproves Italian press
Rome, Italy - Two transcriptions may exist
After the diffusion on the Italian press of the news about the number of people on board of the Transaven YV 2081 airplane, 18 instead of 14 -in according to the Venezuelan's official source of INAC (National... more
ReportAVIONEWS exclusive on the incident occurred in Venezuela: the official radio communication transcription of Transaven airplane bound to Los Roques
Rome, Italy - Mystery on the number of people on board
Last Friday we had given in exclusive the news regarding the worrying newness about the crash of Transaven's flight occurred last January 4, 2008 bound to Los Roques: the official transcriptions (with... more
ReportBaby's body found on a Continental airplane
Houston, Usa - 14 year old girl enquired
The small body of a died baby has been found last Sunday in the toilette of a Continental Airlines airplane, flying from New York to Houston, Texas.
The grim discovery has been made by a carrier's cleaner,... more
ReportMalpensa, Lombard undertakers speak about boycott
Milan, Italy - Lega's daily asks for an inquiry by the prosecutor's office about the transport sabotage
First reactions from Lega's undertakers and supporters about Malpensa's shake-out.
Almost 100 complaints are reaching the Lombard prosecutor's offices in the last hours.
They speak about a boycott... more
ReportGiordano like Berlusconi "Alitalia to the Italians"
Rome, Italy - While Rifondazione is pushing for the government's participation, PD's Calearo sides with French
While Franco Giordano (Rifondazione Comunista's party leader) says that "Alitalia needs a public participation, as every public groups does with its airline, at the same time we think it's necessary to... more
ReportIraq, American Army's raid in Baquba
Baquba, Iraq - 3 Al Qaeda agents were killed
Three Al Qaeda militants were killed in a military operation by the American Army in Baquba, town placed in Baghdad's north-east.
Also, the raid has made 12 blockhouses to find, where they have found... more
ReportSarkozy appropriates an air ambulance for Ingrid Betancourt in French Guyana
Paris, France - A Falcon 900 is ready to admit her in the nearest hospital
"News about the health of Ingrid Betancourt and declarations about negotiations for her release have pushed the president Sarkozy to decide to keep an air ambulance in Guyana, ready to operate whenever... more
ReportA USAF wrong delivery of military parts to Taiwan, raises US-China frictions
Beijing, China - The fact happened in 2005, but only now Chinese government said to be disappointed
In the wake of the next Olympic Games in China, afflicted by the recent problems rise due to Tibet revolt, the Chinese government remembered only now about a fact happened in the 2005, involving a wrong... more
ReportGreece: today chaos due to a 24 hour general strike
Athens, Greece - Unions: stopped airplanes, ships, ferry boats, closed banks, offices, Ministeries and schools to protest again the pensions reform
Today is paralysis in Greece due to the 24 hour general strike announced against the pensions reform that according to unions foresees a reduction of the indemnities for pensioners.
According to unions,... more
ReportIslamic Jihad armed of new missiles to hit Israel
Gaza, Gaza Strip - Besides Qassam, missiles of 22 km of range
Israel retains that the Brigades Izzadin Kassam are managed to introduce in the Gaza Strip via Sinai new transport missiles, anti-aircraft armaments and Russian KPV machine guns from 14,5mm (evidence is... more
ReportWorld Food Programme receives 500.000 USD by George Clooney's no-profit organization
Rome, Italy - THe offer is for the Humanitarian Air Service for Darfur support
The humanitarian no-profit organization “Not On Our Watch”, founded by George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt, by film producer Jerry Weintraun and civil right lawyer David Pressman, don... more
ReportCruising ship stranded in Egina Gulf, Greece (2)
Athens, Greece - The evacuation of passengers and crew ongoing
The cruising ship, stranded with 280 passengers on board, is the Greek "Georgis" and would be grounded on the Platia's isle, North of the Poros' isle. It was sailed this morning, for a day tour, from Pireo's... more
ReportCruising ship stranded in Egina Gulf, Greece
Athens, Greece - An airplane, helicopters and motor patrol boats to help
A cruising ship stranded in Poros isle, in Egina Gulf, facing to Atena. Two helicopters, an airplane and four motor patrol boats of Coast Guard have been sent on the spot to rescue 280 passengers and crew.
ReportState flights for private purposes: German Federal Environment Minister in a "Tempest"
Berlin, Germany - Italian politicians (and generals) find solace: they are not only to have "Habit"
The "Habit" to use cars, airplanes and helicopters of State for personal purposes is not only Italian. In Germany it's a scandal from "Bild" newspaper has unveiled an episode happened last August, when... more
ReportFound philo-Palestinian notice in the Israeli aircraft's hold
Milan, Italy - The airplane strictly controlled after the discovery
An event reported yesterday on "Yedioth Aharonot", the Israeli newspaper. The employees have found in the hold an anti-Semite notice in Arab language, wrongly translated as "Death to Jewish", at the arrival... more
ReportRussia: safe hundreds of fishermen adrift on ice plate
Okha, Russia - Helicopters and vessels used for the rescue
All safe about 750 Russian fishermen that found adrift on an enormous ice plate detached from the coasts of the Sakhalin's isle (Russian Far East), in the Mardvinov's bay. Men, engaged in the fishing made... more
ReportDebates at high altitude: the international public opinion divided on the thrilling landing of Lufthansa flight LH044
Hamburg, Germany - The young co-pilot has carried out the manoeuvre for taking back the control of the plane
The international public opinion talks about the case of the thrilling landing of the Lufthansa flight LH044 during the Emma Hurricane, filmed by a man with a camera and then transferred on "Youtube".
ReportATR-42/300 incident in Venezuela: the black boxes to be sent to France
Paris, France - Rescue and indentification operations of the corpses are going on
On February 21st, 2008, a Santa Barbara Airlines ATR-42/300 airplane, code YV-1449-C, crashed on the Andes, at 4,000 m altitude, with 46 people onboard, and the rescue and identification operations are... more
ReportLufthansa pilot saves 131 passengers from the fury of "Emma"
Hamburg, Germany - Close to a tragedy in the Hamburg airport
The promptness of a Lufthansa pilot saved the lives of 131 passengers and the crew members, left from Munich to Hamburg, on last Saturday's early afternoon, when storm "Emma" was raging throughout Germany.... more
ReportAnkara: "We will not withdraw our troops from Iraq"
Ankara, Turkey - USA: "We must respect the Iraqi sovereignty". Diplomat crisis?
The spokesman of the Iraqi Government, Ali Al Dabbagh, instructed Turkey to withdraw its troops from the Iraqi Kurdistan, but the Ankara Government replies by reinforcing all the garrisons in the border... more