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ReportAmerican Airlines' appeal rejected
Rome, Italy - Prosecuting Attorney's Office confirms the sentence
The appeal of American Airlines is unacceptable: it's the judgement of Prosecuting Attorney's Office at Court of Cassation regarding the Acireale justice of the peace's ruling on the case, that had stated... more
ReportCalipari, US Department does not cooperate
Rome, Italy - The judge postpones the trial to Marine Lozano again
The trial on Mario Lozano, US Marine accused to be responsible of Calipari’s death, has been put off on 10 of next July. Nicola Calipari was the Sismi official that was escorting Giuliana Sgrena, the j... more
ReportAfghanistan: attempt to the Italian convoy claimed by Talibans
Herat, Afghanistan - The wounded soldiers belong to 151st “Sassari” Infantry Regiment
“Destruction of a Provincial Reconstruction Team’s vehicle during the explosion of a bomb in Heart district”. This is the title of the release with which Talibans have claimed the attempt.
The claim... more
ReportRice looks for dialogue in Moscow
Moscow, Russia - Face to face with Putin on Kosovo and European missile defense system
US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, is arrived yesterday in Moscow to visit Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and Foreign Ministry, Serghei Lavrov. Policy goal of the mission, that will end today,... more
ReportIt happened yesterday… on May 14th
Rome, Italy - Voyage in the history
The events and anniversaries:
Civil Aviation: 1926 – “Norge” airship completes the flight across the Arctic, arriving in Teller, Alaska.
Curiosities: 1939 - Lina Medina becomes the world's youngest confi... more
ReportBlair era is running out
London, United Kingdom - Today the official announcement of the resignation
Tony Blair today formally told his Cabinet he would announce his plans to step down as Labour leader and Prime Minister in a speech in his constituency today, Downing Street confirmed.
He announces... more
ReportA zero cost holiday for Sarkozy
Valletta, Republic of Malta - The president boarded on a Falcon 900 bound to the Mediterranean isle
As already announced, just after his election, Nicolas Sarkozy decided to spend a deserved relaxing period.
Last Monday morning, in fact, the French neo-president took a private Falcon 900 plane bound... more
ReportUnusual starts for the first military-to-military meeting of North-Korea and their South-Korean counterparts
Panmunjom, North Korea - The first meeting, after a year of high strain, kicks off with a joke
They didn't meet for more than a year, and the diplomatic relations are still difficult due to the nuclear menace that North-Korea tries to claim as real and for the borders issues never resolved but the... more
ReportNew evidences for Ufo in the Italian region of Molise?
Campobasso, Italy - Yesterday evening a strange sighting
A strange event occurred yesterday night in Difesa Grande, a little town of the Italian region of Molise, in province of Campobasso.
Several eye-witnesses reported to have seen a strange light sphere... more
ReportA helicopter to carry the Pope to Assisi
Rome, Italy - The St Francesco town
A helicopter, probably of the Italian Air Force, will carry the Pope to Assisi next June 17th, early morning, where he will be welcomed by Monsignor Domenico Sorrentino, archbishop of Assisi, Nocera Umbra... more
ReportThe remains of November 12, 2001 victims for an "Inglorious" burial
Belle Harbor, USA - After almost 6 years of useless wait
The remains of some of the 265 victims of the American Airlines plane, flight 587, crashed in Belle Harbor, Queens, in November 12th, 2001, have been finally returned to relatives and closed inside 4 coffins... more
ReportCuban deserters stopped before they could hijack an airplane
Habana, Cuba - After the attempt of taking control of a civil aircraft and the murdering of one of the hostage they have been arrested
The two deserters' getaway ended on the 3 May in the dawn at the "Josè Martin" national civil airport.
Security Cuban forces did a quick raid in the civil aircraft that was under the control of the... more
ReportTwo NATO military men killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan - One of them is the Dutch nationality
A recent NATO's regulation imposes to diffuse nationality and personal information of its soldiers operating in the alliance's ambit in case of the death both the country. For this, according the Dutch... more
ReportSeptember 11th attempts: the US government had been warned
Paris, France - According to “Le Monde”
The famous French newspaper “Le Monde” has published the facsimile of a document issued by the DGSE, the French counter-espionage, for the CIA’s chief Bill Murray, warning the USA about the possibility of a... more
ReportFree flight tickets for emigrants from Basilicata region
Potenza, Italy - A € 15,000 budget
The press office of the Basilicata region’s Council has announced the 2007 program approval set by the regional Commission.
According to the released declarations, the new plan establishes the allocation o... more
ReportThe trip in Brazil of the Holy Father
Rome, Italy - Take-off on May 9th from Rome-Fiumicino; return on May 14th
The Press Office of the Holy See made public the official agenda of Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming trip to Brazil from the 9th – 14th of May, during the period of the 5th General Conference of the Latin Ame... more
ReportThe Cuban-Venezuelan terrorist responsible for the attempt against a Cuban plane in 1976 sentenced to probation
Havana, Cuba - Complaints by relatives of the victims
Just two years ago, the Cuban Chief Commander accused United States to protect the Cuban-Venezuelan terrorist Luis Posada Carriles responsible for the attempt against a Cuban plane in Barbados, 1976.
ReportRecommendation by the CEO of FS Group
Rome, Italy - More attention for the transport sector
On the occasion of the recent meeting on rail transport promoted by Federmanager (the Italian National Federation of Industries Managers), Mauro Moretti, CEO of FS Group, the managing company of Italian... more
ReportHuman error behind the Greek cruise ship accident
Santorini, Greece - Six accused people
The last Thursday accident that involved the Sea Diamond cruise ship operated by Louis Cruise Lines (see AVIONEWS) seems to have been caused by a human error.
The declaration was released by Manolis... more
ReportContinental's scheduled flight intercepted by four Israeli combat planes
Tel Aviv , Israel - Shooting-down risk because of a human error
Today, a Boeing 777 plane of Continental Airlines bound to Tel Aviv from Newark, New Jersey, risked to be shot down by four Israeli Air Force's combat planes, two F-15s and as many F-16s.
The great... more
ReportRome Football Club returns to the Capital
Rome, Italy - Cold comeback without supporters
Hopes shattered for Rome Team and its supporters. Yesterday evening cold return at 3:00 pm in Fiumicino airport. The aircraft with aboard the Team, AirOne flight, landed on Rome with one hour of delay.
ReportHelicopter spotted several stowaways off Sardinia coasts
Cagliari, Italy - Two peple are in desperate circumstances
17 stowaways, that tried to land in Sardinia, were nonplussed by the violence of the sea, and so fallen into the water. An helicopter of the Fire Brigade spotter them while were clutching at a rock near... more
ReportA forty-year-old man hijacks a Turkish aircraft
Ankara, Turkey - He compels the pilot to land in Ankara; safe the passengers and the crew
Black Monday for the air transport: after an emergency landing of an Alitalia flight in Naples-Capodichino Airport provoked by a failure in the braking system (see AVIONEWS) and then the breakdown occurred... more
ReportEmergency international staff left Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan - When a Government is too blind to embrace the work of a peace organization
Emergency is an independent, neutral and non-political Italian organization founded in order to provide free, high quality medical and surgical treatment to the civilian victims of war, landmines and poverty.
ReportIn East Timor all people can vote thanks to UN helicopters
Dili , East Timor - Voting papers not sufficient
Yesterday, in Timor Est, a large isle of Indonesian archipelago, independent by Portugal and Indonesia since 2002, and characterized by a very troubled politics life, the presidential elections took place... more
ReportA man tried to board with a knife: denounced
Genoa, Italy - The weapon had a 5-centimeter long blade
"I just wanted to bring home a souvenir": this was the explanation given by an unknown Sicilian man, 61, in front of the policemen servicing the airport of Genoa after the metal detector discovered a knife... more
ReportIran forbids Iraqi premier to cross its airspace
Baghdad , Iraq - No comments by Tehran
A new diplomatic tension between Iran and Iraq, following the refusal by Tehran to authorize a jet with the Iraqi premier Nuri al-Maliki on board to cross the national airspace.
Last Saturday, Nuri... more
ReportUS airplane crashed 23 years ago: not only a memory
Siracusa, Italy - Depleted uranium carried by the aircraft is the probable cause of leukaemia cases
"Terrelibere.org" has released burning information about the several cases of people affected by leukaemia registered in Lentini, Sicily.
According to the information on the Website, and as confirmed... more
ReportDelayed till February 2008 the sentence on Milan-Linate tragedy
Milan, Italy - Victims relatives are waiting since 2001 that justice is done
The Cassation Court in charge with clarifying the real causes and responsibilities for the Milan-Linate tragedy has delayed the final sentence to February 2008.
The relatives of the victims have immediately... more
ReportToday strike at the airport of Florence-Peretola
Florence, Italy - Regular services until 12:00 am
The today strike of the airport of Florence-Peretola personnel who are members of the CUB union association has been confirmed.
The services provided by ground staff are interrupted from 12:00 a.m.... more