Ukraine: Black box confirms interference with downed jet
The transcript from the black boxes from a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on January 8 confirm the fact of illegal interference with the plane, Ukraine's deputy foreign minister wrote on Twitter on Friday.
A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area. Edward Baran reports.
Sri Lanka will take legal action against the owner of the oil supertanker that caught fire last week as there is a large leakage of bunker oil from the stricken vessel, an official at the Marine Environment Protection Authority said. Edward Baran reports.
The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations that Russia had been responsible for the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and said it saw no grounds for sanctions to be imposed against Moscow over the case. Edward Baran reports.