World Jan 16

Home nations of plane crash victims seek compensation from Iran

After a meeting in London, foreign ministers from Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine urged Iran to allow a “thorough, independent and transparent international investigation," as well as a criminal probe and "impartial" judicial proceedings against those found responsible…

World Jan 13

Canada to get access to recorders from downed plane in Iran

Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Monday that Iranian officials have invited it to participate in analysis of the voice and flight data recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner shot down by a missile that killed 176 people including 57 Canadians.

World Nov 24

Plane crashes into homes in Congo; at least 26 dead

A small plane crashed into homes shortly after takeoff Sunday in Congo’s eastern city of Goma, killing 26 people, including the aircraft’s passengers and crew, as well as residents on the ground, the government of the central African nation said.