- EU / CROATIA : Zagreb Now Set To Become EU Member #28...In 2013.
- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- SERBIA / HUMOR : TV Show Pranks PM...With X Rated View.
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
09 May 2012
RUSSIA / INDONESIA : 11 May UPDATE: 12 Bodies Recovered From Russian Plane Wreckage.
Rescuers have recovered 12 bodies so far from the wreckage of the new Russian built Sukhoi Superjet-100...that crashed on the steep slopes of Mount Salak near Bogor.
The passenger jet...that Moscow hopes will boost its ailing and poorly regarded aviation industry...disappeared from radar during a 2nd demo flight...with 45 passengers aboard... including media reps, Indonesian businessmen and officials.
There were also 8 Russians crew members aboard.
The Sukhoi 100 is Russia's first new passenger plane in over 2 decades.
ALSO: TO SEE: 3 eerie last fotos of plane's crew and passengers:
TO READ: About Siberia's struggling Sukhoi company...and Putin's hopes for it.