World Bulletin/News Desk
Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III flew to Masbate City on early Sunday to personally oversee the search and rescue operation of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo.
Robredo was flying a five-seater Piper Seneca from Cebu City to his home city of Naga on Saturday afternoon, when the aircraft crash-landed in the sea. His aide Jun Abrazado managed to jump out of the plane as it was plummeting into the sea near Masbate City and survived with minor injuries.
The relief operation involves rescuers, military and the Navy. It was suspended during the night and resumed in the early hours on Sunday. There were two pilots on the plane besides Robredo and Abrazado and they are also missing after the crash.
Abrazado said that one of the aircraft’s propellers went dead shortly before the crash, while witnesses say that one of the wings tore apart from the plane as it was going down into the sea.
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Zeidan was in Malta for two hours late on Tuesday on a refuelling stop before going to "another European country", Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told state-owned television TVM.
Moscow's Basmanny District Court ruled that Yarosh should be arrested for making "public calls for terrorist and extremist activities via the media".
With no concrete evidence to explain the plane's disappearance, authorities have not ruled out anything
Sisi, Mubarak's chief of military intelligence, had to be president of "all Egyptians", Moussa said in his office
The Philippines air dropped food and water to soldiers stationed on a grounded transport ship on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, after China blocked two Filipino supply ships from reaching the troops
The UAE had been among the first Arab states to financially and diplomatically support Egypt's army-backed interim government following Morsi's ouster.
South American leaders will hold talks for solution to Venezuela's political and economic crisis.
At least six people were killed and seven injured in three days of clashes between ethnic Kalenjin people and Luo tribesmen in the Rift Valley Province.
Larijani was forced to cancel the next leg of a planned African tour because of a 24-hour delay when his plane was not refuelled at Cape Town International Airport
The multinational taskforce comprises troops from Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad with the aim of battling the deadly Boko Haram insurgency.
In a statement, the government said that Mohamed Lasaad Dreiz was appointed a security adviser to the Tunisian Premier.
Calm prevailed in the city after a day of fighting between the Libyan army and the Barqa defense force rebels who had seized the two sites last week, he added.
The sources, who were in contact with fighters on the ground, said the Syrian army killed dozens of rebel fighters as they took over the Rima Farms district outside the town.
The Arab League suspended Syria's membership in late 2011.
A Swiss court had fined the leader of the leftist Turkish Workers' Party, Dogu Perincek, for having branded talk of an Armenian genocide "an international lie" during a 2007 lecture tour in Switzerland