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Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: reports

Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: reports

1 April 2015   0 comments
A video purportedly showing the final seconds inside the cabin of the ill-fated Germanwings airliner minutes before it crashed emerged Tuesday, with two European media claiming to have seen the footage.One...

Brazil authorities want two in cockpit after Alps crash 1 April 2015

Brazilian aviation authorities called Tuesday for national airlines to require the presence of two crew members in the cockpit at all times, in the wake of the apparently deliberate Germanwings crash...

Lufthansa says Germanwings co-pilot admitted 'severe depress... 31 March 2015

The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings plane in the French Alps had informed his employer that he had undergone a "previous episode of severe depression", Lufthansa said Tuesday.The...

Pilot told Lufthansa in 2009 of 'previous episode of severe... 31 March 2015

Lufthansa said Tuesday that the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings jet had informed the airline in 2009 that he had previously suffered from severe depression.The airline said it had handed additional...

French senate rejects law punishing prostitutes' clients 31 March 2015

France's upper house of parliament rejected a draft law Tuesday penalising clients of prostitution, as the country wrestles with how to legislate the world's oldest profession.In December 2013, the lower...

Hollande assures Berlin France will stick to reforms

31 March 2015
French President Francois Hollande insisted on a visit to Berlin Tuesday that France would stick to its reform course despite his Socialist party's setback in local elections.Hollande told a joint press......

Alps crash victim identification possible soon: Hollande

31 March 2015
French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday it would soon be possible to identify the victims of the Germanwings plane disaster, as insurers said hundreds of millions of dollars were being set aside......

Malian ex-leader questioned in Sarkozy Libya funding probe 31 March 2015

Exiled former Malian leader Amadou Toumani Toure has given evidence in a probe into alleged Libyan funding for Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 French presidential election campaign, an aide said Tuesday.Toure,...

Iran talks: six days of living in a gilded cage 31 March 2015

As prisons go, the famed Beau-Rivage hotel nestled on the Swiss side of Lake Geneva with breath-taking views over the snow-capped French Alps must count as one of the world's most luxurious.But after...

Franco-German couple publish memoirs of Nazi-hunting years 31 March 2015

France's most famous Nazi hunters, Serge Klarsfeld and his German wife Beate, this week launched their "Memoirs" about their decades spent tracking down Hitler's henchmen and dragging them out of hiding...

Lufthansa cancels 60th anniversary celebrations over Germanw... 31 March 2015

Lufthansa said Tuesday it will cancel celebrations marking the German airline's 60th anniversary in the wake of last week's deadly crash of an Airbus jet from its low-cost subsidiary Germanwings."Out...

Insurers set aside millions for Germanwings crash 31 March 2015

Insurers have begun counting the financial cost of the Germanwings plane disaster, parent company Lufthansa said Tuesday, with hundreds of millions of dollars being set aside to cover compensation for...

Faurecia follows Peugeot Citroen in tie-up with China's Dong... 31 March 2015

Faurecia, the car parts division of French carmaker Peugeot Citroen, said Tuesday it was creating a joint venture with Chinese auto giant Dongfeng that would double its business in the country.While Faurecia...

Search teams use new road to reach Germanwings crash site 31 March 2015

With a new road built to the crash site of the doomed Germanwings plane in the French Alps, investigators on Tuesday resumed their grim search through debris and body parts. Three trucks set off from...

French senate scraps law punishing prostitutes' clients 31 March 2015

France's upper house of parliament on Tuesday scrapped a law punishing clients of prostitutes and made soliciting an offence, as the country wrestles with how to legislate the world's oldest profession.The...

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