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ReportAbu Omar case: Niccolò Pollari will stand trial over the alleged abduction of an Egyptian Imam
Milan, Italy - With 26 US intelligence agents and six ex-official of SISMI
Niccolò Pollari, ex-head of the Italian military intelligence agency (SISMI) will stand trial over the alleged abduction of an Egyptian Imam occurred in Milan in 2003.
Judge Caterina Interlandi ordered... more
ReportUSAF base in Vicenza (2): other cities of Veneto introduce their candidature
Vicenza, Italy - Today the extraordinary town council in Verona
In Veneto, other cities stood to hold USAF base.
Massimo Mariotti and Slavatore Papadia, members of Casa delle libertà (Italian Right Party), proposed on January to request the displacement of 173^... more
ReportAbu Omar seizure: the liables broke into the Swiss air space
Berne, Switzerland - Helvetic government approves the opening of the inquiry
Also Switzerland falls into the intricate case of Abu Omar's seizure. It considers unacceptable the encroachment of own air space during the transfer of Omar with a secret CIA flight, from Italy to Germany.... more
ReportPutin in Jordan, commercial agreements and peace talks for Middle East
Amman, Jordan - He will talk about energy and policy
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Amman late on Monday on a two-day official visit to Jordan, during which he will hold talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud... more
ReportUSA: unreal amount of snow in the East Coast
Oswego, USA - More than two metres of the white stuff have fallen on a couple of towns
After the heavy snow fallen in UK that provoked the closure of all five major airports (see AVIONEWS), the bad weather blew up also in USA.
More than two metres of the white stuff have fallen on a couple... more
ReportPordenone groups to the battle of Vicenza against the American bases in Italy
Vicenza, Italy - On February 17 the march will take place
On February 17, 2007 the march against the new US base in Vicenza will take place and at the same time also in Pordenone it will demonstrate to continue the sensibilization's action.
On Wednesday evening,... more
ReportIt happened today... on February 5
Rome, Italy - Voyage in the history
The events and anniversaries:
Report: 1885 - Italian troops occupies Massaua, Eritrea.
Science: 1924 - The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich... more
ReportEnnio Morricone, concert to the memory of the crash of ATR-72
Bari, Italy - The famous musician will donate part of his next work's takings to the "Chiara Aquaro" program
This evening Ennio Morricone will perform a charity show entitled "Messages of Peace" at the UN headquarter in honour of the new UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. The musician decided to donate part of... more
ReportAmerican pilots will retire at the age of 65
Washington, USA - FAA announced the proposal to change retirement age limit
FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) last Tuesday confirmed the proposal to raise US commercial pilots retirement age limit from 60 to 65, changing the age rule in place since 1959.
FAA Administrator,... more
ReportUS Base in Vicenza: today the vote in Senate
Vicenza, Italy - Only three motions of CDL
The motion of Unione (Italian Left-wing party) on the enlargement of the US Base "Dal Molin" in Vicenza lands in Senate.
Majority decided to tack back the theme on the US Base in Vicenza from the agenda,... more
ReportYoung announces a bomb onboard because risks missing the airplane
Los Angeles, Usa - False terrorist alarm caused by a 21 year old boy
Yechezkel Wells, American 21 year old student, has been sentenced to house arrest for causing a false terrorist alarm last August 26, announcing that onboard of a JetBlue airplane there was a bomb.
ReportCollision between two skiers on Tonale's ski run
Trento, Italy - Aid has been vain. The boys died instantly
Two young skiers, a 22 year old boy from San Marino Republic and a 27 year old Belgian, died this morning after a crash on the ski run Alpe Alta in Passo del Tonale (Trento).
A police patrol and a helicopter... more
ReportA USD 50m airplane
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Objections against Malaysian Prime Minister for the acquisition of a new aircraft
Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, caused confusion among parliamentary opposition politicians after ordering a new airplane worth USD 50m. He would have not respected the promise to rein... more
ReportBody found in aircraft wheel well at Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles, USA - A pilot discovered the body of the young man during a routine inspection
The body of a male stowaway was found last Sunday in the wheel well of a British Airways jet at Los Angeles International Airport, said officials.
A pilot discovered the body of the young man in the... more
ReportTour operator of Parma denounced by Confconsumatori
Parma, Italy - Husband and wife from Parma completely reimbursed by the travel agency
Italian wife and non-UE citizen husband asked for help to Confconsumatori (association for consumers’ rights) to report the serious setback happened at the moment of the departure for a trip to Egypt. T... more
ReportA minute's silence at Fiumicino airport
Rome, Italy - People stood in silence to the memory of the Holocaust
Last Saturday January 27, at 12:00, a minute's silence has been observed at Fiumicino airport to commemorate the victims of Shoah.
It has been disposed by the airport direction ENAC (Italian Civil Aviation... more
ReportMoscow refrains from supplying arms to Palestine
Moscow, Russia - Weapons, helicopters, and armours not delivered to Palestinian Authority
On January 23, Interfax, a Russian agency, reported that the Russian Federation is not delivering arms and military equipment to the PNA (Palestinian National Authority) because of the aggravation of the... more
ReportAl-Qaeda's camp destroyed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan - In an air bombing
During an air attack launched in the Helmand province, in the South-West of Afghanistan, a camp of al Qaeda Islamic fundamentalist movement members would have been destroyed. During the bombing a most... more
ReportAn agent was suspended because fell asleep on the presidential aircraft
Paris, France - Now the question is in the French Home Minister hands
The event, occurred during the night of December 2 and 3, is retailed by "Le Parisien" newspaper, according to which, an agent of SPHP (security service for the French high personalities) in service on... more
ReportBeirut: the airport re-opened
Beirut, Lebanon - Many offices and shops open again in an apparent calm atmosphere
Many shops and offices are opening again, as occurred today for the Beirut's airport; from the roads the barricades erected during the fights between demonstrators pro-Government and Shiite supporters... more
ReportThe conflicts continue in Baghdad
Baghdad, Iraq - A private helicopter was shot down
An helicopter owned by a private security company should be shot down in Baghdad, but there is still not the assessment of this crash. The conflicts started yesterday, continue in Haifa and Fadhil districts,... more
ReportIraq: about 50 American military men killed from the beginning of the year to date
Baghdad , Iraq - Today the USA "Reciprocate" killing 16 rebels and captured other ten
The US command in Baghdad has announced today to have brought a war action to its conclusion, jointly to Iraqi forces, that have provoked the murder, in Baghdad and in Al-Hadithah, in Al-Anbar province,... more
ReportGoogle, armoured meeting at the Mont Blanc
Aosta, Italy - Opening of the convention to debate about the future of the company
The contents debated at the convention of Google, the most famous search-engine on the Internet, are top secret. The meeting will take place from today to January 26th at the Forum sport center of Courmayeur.
ReportFear in the sky of Texas
USA, Washington - Captain dies while piloting a Boeing. All the passengers safe
It happened few minutes after the plane took off from Houston (Texas). The captain of the Boeing 757 of Continental bound for Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) suddenly got an heart attack which killed him. The... more
ReportKid flies through the USA without airplane ticket
USA, Washington - The odyssey of a 9 year old boy which travels alone from the North-West to the South-East
Semaj Booker, 9 years old only, flew across the States getting on board of several flights without buying the ticket nor being checked. His journey started some days ago in Seattle airport where the kid... more
ReportProdi arrives in Turkey
Ankara, Turkey - Two days of political-trade meetings
The aircraft with onboard Italian Premier Romano Prodi landed at 1:00 pm in Ankara. Italian politician is in Turkey for a series of talks: energy, the entry in Europe, Middle East's crisis, Iraq, policy... more
ReportSki. Kitzbühel: the competitions will go on
Kitzbühel , Austria - The challenges place at risk due to the lack of the snow
Counter-order. In Kitzbühel, the challenges will go on: the go-ahead to the competitions from January 26 to 28 after the inspections of the technicians of the International Ski Federation.
This thanks... more
Report"Kyrill" drops on Germany (3): hurricane alarm in Austria too
Vienna, Austria - "Stay at home", Austrian firefighters say
Firefighters warn people to stay at home for the next hours, when "Kyrill" will blow with a speed of about 120 km/h along with heavy showers. At that moment the hurricane will have left England, Germany,... more
Report"Kyrill" hits on Germany (2): Rice cuts short her visit to Berlin. One victim
Berlin, Germany - Navy's helicopters relieve the crew of a British ship
"Kyrill" is confirming all the worse previsions and is presenting with an unexpected force for the European weather. In United Kingdom, in Shropshire, there was the first victim: a man onboard of his car... more
ReportSchools closed and flights cancelled expecting for "Cyril" felled on Germany
Berlin, Italy - Winds from 130 to 180km/h
North-Western Germany will be the first area to be hit from the "Cyril" hurricane already in the afternoon. The powerful storm will move from Germany towards Austria, Poland and Czech Republic, according... more