Taiwan plane crash: TransAsia Airways crash kills at least 40

A plane has crashed off the coast of Taiwan, killing 47 people and injuring 11. The TranAsia accident happened as the pilot was making second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on the island of Penghu. The ATR-72 aircraft was carrying 54 passengers and four crew members when it crashed Continue Reading

All-out brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament over flight MH17 vote

A brawl broke out in Ukraine’s parliament as ministers voted to approve a presidential decree to call up more military reserves to combat rebels in eastern Ukraine. Kiev repeated the decree of partial mobilisation it made 45 days ago, calling up additional reserves to bolster what it is calling its Continue Reading