Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.
The reform-minded governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, was Tuesday declared the winner of Indonesia’s presidential election after a closely-fought race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto.
The death toll from the strongest storm to hit China for decades has reached 46 with another 25 missing, authorities said Tuesday, as another typhoon approaches the country’s eastern coastline.
EasyJet is suspending Tel Aviv flights for 24 hours after a rocket from Gaza landed close to the airport, the airline said on Tuesday.
Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.