A Kremlin-backed journalist issued a stark warning to the US about Moscow's nuclear capabilities as the White House threatened sanctions over Crimea's referendum on union with Russia.
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Northern Europe was set to bear the brunt of air traffic disruption from Icelandic volcanic ash on Wednesday, but experts said the eruption was rapidly dying down.
The ash from the Grimsvotn volcano has caused far fewer problems than last
About 250 flights to northern Britain were cancelled on Tuesday over concerns about the ash cloud spewing from an Icelandic volcano, but British and Irish officials dismissed fears of a mass shutdown of airspace.
The explosion of the Grims
Several airlines cancelled flights to Indonesia's top tourist destination island of Bali on Thursday because of volcano ash, an Indonesian government spokesman said.
Mount Bromo, on eastern Java island and on
European airports started to return to life after five days cut off from the rest of the world by a volcanic ash cloud, as authorities downgraded the risk the ash posed to aircraft.
Britain, a major global air hub as well as a busy destina
Flights from large parts of Europe were set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the EU to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by an Icelandic volcano, but air traffic controllers warned a new ash cloud was headed
Powerful tremors from an Icelandic volcano that has been a menace for travellers across Europe shook the countryside on Sunday as eruptions hurled a steady stream of ash into the sky.
Ash from the volcano drifted southeast towards the Euro
Officials hope to significantly increase flights at the start of Europe's new working week on Monday and EU ministers will hold talks as pressure builds for a solution to the five-day-old air travel crisis.
Air travel across much of Europe was paralysed for a fourth day on Sunday by a huge cloud of volcanic ash, but Dutch and German test flights carried out without apparent damage seemed to offer hope of respite.
Many countries closed their a
The Netherlands said more test flights would take place on Sunday to assess whether there was any danger in its airspace from volcanic ash after an earlier test flight was conducted safely.
The announcement came even as air travel across m