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      Canada, Iran tussle over downed 737’s black boxes
      Jan22

      Canada, Iran tussle over downed 737’s black boxes

      The US-built Ukraine International Airlines plane was shot down in error by Iranian forces. (AP pic)DUBAI: Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders analysed abroad. Prime Minister Justin...

      Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin
      Jan21

      Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin

      The Capitol is seen at sunrise on the 1st full day of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him — and quickly, if possible....

      Iran confirms 2 Tor-M1 missiles fired at Ukraine airline
      Jan21

      Iran confirms 2 Tor-M1 missiles fired at Ukraine airline

      A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed, killing all onboard. (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website late Monday. “Investigators … discovered that two Tor-M1 missiles … were...

      Iran asks US, France for equipment to download black box data
      Jan21

      Iran asks US, France for equipment to download black box data

      DUBAI: Iran has requested equipment it says it needs from US and French authorities to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian passenger plane but Tehran had not yet received a positive response, the Iranian civil aviation body said. Canada, Ukraine and other nations who had citizens on the flight in which all 176 people...

      Trump lawyers demand immediate acquittal in impeachment trial
      Jan21

      Trump lawyers demand immediate acquittal in impeachment trial

      Trump is only the fourth of 45 US presidents to face the possibility of impeachment. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his...

      Bodies of Ukrainian plane victims repatriated from Iran
      Jan20

      Bodies of Ukrainian plane victims repatriated from Iran

      Honour guards carry a coffin belonging to 1 of the 11 Ukrainian victims. (AP pic)KIEV: Around a thousand people including President Volodymyr Zelensky bid farewell to Ukrainians who died in a plane mistakenly shot down by Iran during a spike in tensions with Washington. Zelensky laid flowers on the flag-draped coffins of the 11 Ukrainian victims...

      Iran not planning to release downed jet’s black boxes yet
      Jan19

      Iran not planning to release downed jet’s black boxes yet

      Honour guard carrying coffin of one of the 11 Ukrainian victims, outside Kiev (AP pic)DUBAI: Iran is trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month, the state IRNA news agency reported on Sunday, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the plane’s recorders to Ukraine. All...

      Trump, Democrats offer duelling impeachment arguments
      Jan19

      Trump, Democrats offer duelling impeachment arguments

      President Trump has denied wrongdoing and accused Democrats of trying to undo his 2016 election victory. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: The Democratic US lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s...

      Iran offers crashed Boeing black boxes to Ukraine
      Jan18

      Iran offers crashed Boeing black boxes to Ukraine

      The crash killed all 176 aboard. (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran will transfer the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder of a crashed Boeing aircraft to Ukraine for further investigation, according to Iranian media. “The black boxes of Flight 752 will not be decoded in Iran and will be transferred to Ukraine instead as per the country’s...

      Trump allies draw up battle plan to limit impeachment trial damage
      Jan18

      Trump allies draw up battle plan to limit impeachment trial damage

      President Donald Trump has accused Democrats of a partisan-driven effort to undo his 2016 election victory. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and his Republican allies plan to launch a massive effort to limit damage to his chances of re-election as the Senate trial to determine whether to remove him from office gets underway in...