Germanwings Flight 9525, D-AIPX, the aircraft involved in the accident, pictured in May 2014. Photo Credit: SEBASTIEN MORTIER, Wikipedia Commons.
Germanwings Flight 9525, D-AIPX, the aircraft involved in the accident, pictured in May 2014. Photo Credit: SEBASTIEN MORTIER, Wikipedia Commons.


EU Could Pass New Air Safety Measures Following Germanwings Tragedy

(EurActiv) — The European Commission will propose new air safety measures after the Germanwings crash earlier this week, an EU official said on Friday. A plane flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf with 144 passengers on board crashed in the French Alps on 24 March leaving no survivors. Preliminary investigations suggest the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz crashed […]

Georgia
Georgia


Georgia Appoints New Envoy To NATO

(Civil.Ge) — Alexander Maisuradze has been appointed as Georgia’s new permanent representative to NATO, replacing Levan Dolidze. Dolidze, who is brother of opposition MP from Free Democrats (FD) party Victor Dolidze, announced about intention to resign in November when FD quit the Georgian Dream ruling coalition; he stepped down in late January. Georgia’s new ambassador […]

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan


Uzbekistan: Presidential Election Being Held

By Demir Azizov The presidential election kicked off in Uzbekistan on March 29. The polling stations throughout the whole country opened at 06:00 (UTC/GMT +5 hours) and they will operate till 20:00 (UTC/GMT +5 hours). In total some 9,060 polling stations, including 44 ones at Uzbekistan’s representative offices in other countries have been created. Precinct […]

China's Li Keqiang
China's Li Keqiang. File photo.


China Li Keqiang Promises ‘Full’ Support For Sri Lanka Government’s Initiatives

While commending the process undertaken by the new government in Sri Lanka, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reiterated his and his government’s fullest cooperation towards it. The Chinese Premier said his government’s decisions did not depend on individuals but on correct policies which are important national economies. Prime Minister Keqiang made these comments during a […]

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