Russia's top aviation official says the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai desert, killing all 224 people on board, broke up at high altitude. The bodies of 179 of the victims have been flown home from Cairo airport.
The recent fatal knife attack on German nationals at a popular Egyptian resort is yet another setback for the country's troubled tourism sector. Industry officials have called for immediate action.
A commemoration has been held in the Netherlands three years after a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane went down over conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. A probe into the crash has raised issues of Russia's accountability.
Poland's main opposition party has called for the suspension of Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz over allegations of Russian military intelligence links. Macierewicz is one of Poland's most vocal Russia critics.
Seven years after the plane crash which killed its president, Poland has resumed the search for culprits. Former Prime Minister Donald Tusk was charged with treason. For many Poles, the accident remains an open wound.
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