BA flights returning to normal after damaging IT collapse

By Alistair Smout LONDON, May 29 : British Airways was operating most of its flights from London’s two largest airports today after a computer system failure stranded thousands of passengers over a holiday weekend and turned into a public relations disaster. The airline planned to run more than 95 percent of flights from London Heathrow […]

N Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL, May 29 : North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile today that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions. The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic […]

Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

[Versailles : Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday’s meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven’s summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western […]

Macron’s party seen on top in French parliament election -polls

By Sudip Kar-Gupta PARIS, May 29 : French President Emmanuel Macron’s party is expected to win the most votes in June’s parliamentary election, polls showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity. The Odoxa poll for France Inter radio and L’Express magazine said Macron’s start-up Republic on the Move (LREM) […]