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Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before slamming into the Java Sea.

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even more difficult.

Canada forms probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

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Canada forms probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

Canada has decided to look into the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner.

First commercial Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi

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First commercial Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi

The flight was seen as an important symbolic step in the UAE-Israel normalisation agreement.

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Ukraine jet pilots were alive after missile hit: Iran

Iran said the pilots onboard the downed Ukraine jet were still alive after the first of two missiles hit the plane, according to date from the black boxes.

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Iran 'ready to pay compensation' for Ukrainian plane crash

Iran has accepted responsibility for downing the Ukrainian plane and is ready to negotiate paying full compensation under international law, the ...

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Popular Egyptian singer sentenced to one year in prison

Egypt’s Dokki Misdemeanor Court has sentenced popular actor-turned-singer Mohamed Ramadan to one year in prison for slandering a pilot in a ...

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

Balochistan separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

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Balochistan separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

Separatists from Pakistan's Balochistan province attacked the national stock exchange in Karachi, killing four people in a brazen daylight ...

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Pakistan airline 'grounds' about 150 pilots in licence probe

A Pakistan government review found that more than 260 of the country's 860 active pilots had fake licenses or cheated on exams.

Crashed Pakistani jet's <em>cockpit</em> voice recorder found

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Crashed Pakistani jet's cockpit voice recorder found

Officials hope the plane's black box flight recorder will provide answers into the devastating crash.

24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

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24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

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80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

Turkey probes pilots after plane crash kills three

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Turkey probes pilots after plane crash kills three

Two Turkish pilots are under investigation for possible negligence after their plane crashed on the runway in Istanbul, killing three passengers ...

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Iran confirms two missiles shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran has confirmed that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner with two Russian Tor M-1 missiles, in a catastrophic blunder that killed all 176 people on board.

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Iran repatriates bodies of Ukrainian victims of downed plane

Nine Ukrainian flight crew and two passengers were seen removed from an aircraft in Kiev in a solemn ceremony on Sunday.

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Iran to send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine

Tehran said it was prepared to allow experts from France, Canada and the US to analyse the data from the jet.

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Black boxes from Iran crash 'must go to France'

Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for analysis.

Why Turkey will not buy the Russian fighter jets

Ali Bakeer

Why Turkey will not buy the Russian fighter jets

Despite showing interest in Russia's Su-35 and Su-57, Ankara will not rush into buying any of those fighter jets, writes Ali Bakeer.

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Netanyahu's wife attempts to enter flight cockpit

Sara Netanyahu was held back by security guards after she reportedly attempted to enter the plane's cockpit en-route to Ukraine.

Israeli aircraft navigation systems hit by unexplained disruption

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Israeli aircraft navigation systems hit by unexplained disruption

Aeroplanes flying over Israel have seen unexplained disruption to their GPS navigation systems. Israeli media sources have pointed the finger at ...

Unarmed Bangladesh hijacking suspect motivated by 'marriage problems'

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Unarmed Bangladesh hijacking suspect motivated by 'marriage problems'

Police say a would-be hijacker who was killed by security forces on Sunday was wielding a toy gun as he attempted to commandeer a Dubai-bound ...

Israel opens new international airport near Red Sea

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Israel opens new international airport near Red Sea

Israel has opened a new international airport near the Red Sea despite objections from neighbouring Jordan.

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