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Russia finds black box from military plane crashed in the Black Sea: TASS

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Russia finds black box from military plane crashed in the Black Sea: TASS
Specialists unload submersibles for underwater search, after Russian military Tu-154 crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, at a port of the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, Russia December 26, 2016. Photo by Reuters/Maxim Shemetov

A black box has been found in the wreckage of a Russian military plane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, killing all 92 on board, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday citing a law enforcement source.

 

The source said the box, which contains flight information that could help identify the cause of the crash, would be sent to Moscow for analysis.

Investigators have so far said that pilot error or a technical fault were likely to have caused the Defence Ministry TU-154 to come down.

The plane was carrying dozens of Red Army Choir singers and dancers to Syria to entertain Russian troops in the run-up to the New Year, as well as other passengers.

Syrian rebels say no plan to sign communique at Astana talks

ASTANA (Reuters) - The Syrian rebel delegation has no plans to sign a communique at the Astana talks, its spokesman Yahya al-Aridi told reporters on Tuesday, the second day of indirect negotiations between the rebels and the Damascus government.(Reporting by Kinda Makieh; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by John Stonestreet) chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Spain's political impasse nears end as Socialists lift veto

Madrid (AFP) - Spain's embattled Socialists on Sunday voted to lift a long-standing veto that has prevented the conservatives from forming a minority government, in what should finally end a ten-month political impasse.The conservative Popular Party (PP) of acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won elections in December 2015 and again in June this year but without enough seats to rule alone.The PP therefore needs the main opposition Socialists to either support its government or abstain in a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Gravitational Wave, Proxima b Scientists Nab Year-End Awards

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French MPs urge UK to accept 'Jungle' camp minors

Calais (France) (AFP) - French authorities Saturday stepped up work to finish demolition of an almost deserted Calais "Jungle" as more than 100 French MPs urged Britain to accept unaccompanied minors who had been living in the squalid migrant camp.Shortly after 8:00 am (0600 GMT), three huge diggers moved into place on the northern perimeter of the camp, until Tuesday home to 6,000 to 8,000 migrants, to sweep away debris from makeshift dwellings.Many tents and shacks were ravaged in huge fires… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Premier League: Van Gaal - I've done the best I can with this squad

Louis van Gaal is pleased with the performance of a Manchester United squad he believes lacks creative and quick players. . View photo Louis van Gaal is pleased with the performance of a Manchester United squad he believes lacks creative and quick players. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes he has done the best he can with the players at his disposal, stressing he has been working with players who do not necessarily possess the qualities he needs.United sit fifth in the Premier… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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