Crashed Air Algerie plane
- Plane of the Algerian Air Algerie crashed on its way from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers - informed Reuters. On board were 116 people, including about 51 French. Airlines Air Algerie reported that the plane disappeared from radar on Thursday in the chair. 3.55 Polish time.
Court says Poland violated rules on torture
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil. The Strasbourg-based court ruled that Poland had violated Articles of the European Convention on Human Rights that cover torture, the right to liberty, and the right to an effective remedy for victims of crime.
Ukraine to impose sanctions on Russian firms
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday Kiev would impose sanctions on Russian individuals and companies who directly or indirectly support "terrorists" fighting against government troops in the country's east. He did not give any details of what form the sanctions could take.
The remains of the victims arrive in the Netherlands
Two aircraft carrying the remains of the victims of the downing of the flight over eastern Ukraine touched down at an airport in the Dutch city of Eindhoven on Wednesday. The remains of some of the 298 passengers will be brought over the next few days to a military base in Hilversum.
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan
A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of typhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people. The accident happened on one of the Penghu islands, also known as the Pescadores. Eleven injured people had been taken to hospital.