Russian UTair airliner almost collided with the plane from Argentina at the international airport of Barcelona. The incident footage recorded at the airport was posted on popular video hosting services. It shows the Argentine plane was taxiing across its path when the Russian airliner UTair already made its final approach and almost touched the ground.
The talks between the P5+1 countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear program are approaching the climax as the latest, and decisive, round of negotiations has begun on Thursday, June 3. Many hope that the comprehensive agreement could be struck before the fast approaching July 20 deadline set by the interim accord in November.
Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened into the first hurricane of the season on Thursday as it moved up the East Coast of the US. Arthur is churning off South and North Carolina with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (mph), the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at 0900 GMT. It is likely to approach the Outer Banks resort region of North Carolina on Thursday night, disrupting vacation plans for Americans getting ready to celebrate Independence Day.
Obama has confessed that the White House baker stirs in crack cocaine into his pies. On Monday, hosting a get-together in observance of LGBT Pride month, as he blurted out the crack comment with a chuckle in his voice and a smile on his face, First Lady Michelle Obama stepped in to clarify that there is no crack in their pies.
The Israeli military has discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on June 12, in the West Bank. Their abduction shocked the nation and triggered a full-scale violent offensive against the Palestinians that is unlikely to stop even now the bodies have been unearthed. That's the view of Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a conference with ambassadors, envoys and permanent representatives. He is going to map out the main tasks for the Russian diplomatic service. The main topic of the conference has been formulated as the defense of Russian national interests on the international stage. Top government officials, members of parliament, representatives of ministries and departments engaged in international business operations are invited to participate in the conference. (WATCH VIDEO)
Mini builder drones are now capable of creating 3D printed houses. Thanks to Sasa Jokic and Petr Novikov, robotic concrete mixers could be the next biggest trend to hit home improvement stores, if their invention is successful. The duos creations are named Minibuilders and the swarm of mini drones could easily 3D print a house.
We all know everyone's lives aren't as glossy as they seem on Facebook, but pictures of dinners, holidays and careers are so posh you believe them, forgetting they can mask real problems. That is the phenomenon touched upon in a Norwegian short film that has hit nearly six million views on YouTube in less than a month.
Today, activists flew an airship displaying the message "NSA illegal spying below" over the NSA's data center in Utah. The event was organized by members of Greenpeace and lawyers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation who are fighting against the American special services' methods of collecting information.
FIFA said Wednesday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for allegedly biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match. But this is not first biting incident. Earlier in 2013 and in 2010 Suarez already tasted shoulders of Branislav Ivanovic and Otman Bakkal.
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki tried to defend some distinctly unsavory remarks by Ukrainian politicians. Ukraine's acting Foreign Minister Andrey Deshchitsa has become embroiled in an unusual diplomatic row after he was caught on camera making abusive remarks about Vladimir Putin outside the Russian embassy in Kiev.
There is information that 49 Ukrainian troops could have been killed in attack by insurgents on a Ukrainian military-transport plane Il-76, which occurred when the plane was landing in Luhansk, Vladislav Seleznyov, the head of the group in charge of reporting on the military operation, said. "The lists are now being checked. Precise information will be available after the search and rescue group completes its work. Fifty-nine people are feared dead," he told Interfax on Saturday morning.
Ukraine's Defence Ministry claims that the self-defence forces in Lugansk have shot down Ukraine's Il-76 army aircraft. There were at least 49 people on board the military transport plane Il-76 shot down by militiamen in Lugansk, CNN reports citing a source in the army of Ukraine.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaking in San Francisco on Wednesday night, said the US would better serve its diverse population by letting the states handle many economic and social policies, a point he perhaps inadvertently drove home when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.