Guatemala ekstradirovala former President of the USA

27-05-2013, 05:34 >> World

Guatemala ekstradirovala former President of the USA

Guatemalan authorities extradited to the United States of America, as former President Alfonso Portillo. About it on may 24, reports Agence France-Presse.
U.S. authorities accused Portillo of laundering through us banks 70 million dollars stolen from the Treasury. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.

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The plane with his Czech counterpart on the way to Moscow shattered glass

27-05-2013, 05:34 >> Accident

The plane with his Czech counterpart on the way to Moscow shattered glass

Windshield Airbus A319 with the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Necas on Board was cracked during the flight. The incident occurred in the skies over Belarus. About it on may 26 informs a portal Lidovky.
As the newspaper notes, the crack appeared on the outside of the glass. Pilots lowered the height and prepared for an emergency landing. However, the plane has safely flew to Moscow, where it landed.

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In Pakistan in the gas explosion in a bus killed 16 children

27-05-2013, 05:34 >> Accident

In Pakistan in the gas explosion in a bus killed 16 children

16 children and a teacher were killed in the explosion of a gas cylinder in a school bus in Pakistan, according to Agence France-Presse.
According to police, the bus, carrying on Saturday children in a private school in the city of Gujrat, Punjab province, caught fire in 112 kilometers North of Lahore, in the East of the country. Apparently the reason for the fire and subsequent explosion of a cylinder was the spark which occurred when changing the driver of consumption of fuel gas and gasoline. In the result, the bus was completely destroyed by fire.

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Obama ordered to restrict the use of combat drones

27-05-2013, 05:34 >> World

Obama ordered to restrict the use of combat drones

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a speech in which he spoke about the new policy of the use of drones in the war against terrorism, writes The Los Angeles Times. According to the head of state, henceforth application battle drones will be limited range of conditions.
In particular, Obama has proposed to create an independent body (court or Commission), which will determine the appropriateness of the destruction of suspects of terrorism using unmanned aerial vehicles. Now the order on liquidation of issues personally by the President.

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British fighters rose into the air from the passenger liner

27-05-2013, 05:34 >> Accident

British fighters rose into the air from the passenger liner

Fighters of the air force may 24, escorted to the London Stansted international airport Pakistani civilian airliner heading in Manchester , reports Sky News. In the airlines Pakistan International Airlines, which owns the plane, stated that this was done for security reasons.
The police Essex County that has jurisdiction over Stansted, told reporters that onboard the aircraft there was an incident which is now under investigation, but the essence of this incident are not presented. According to Reuters, the plane landed at London's airport and is far away from the zones of stay of the passengers. The Agency also reports that the two men arrested on charges that they exposed the plane danger.»

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