Earthquake in Albania, many people injured

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred Saturday in Albania for about 20 seconds. The Defence Ministry said it was the most powerful quake in Albania in the last 30 years.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in western France, Thursday

One pilot of a Belgian F-16 fighter jet - 36-year-old plane - wich crashed at 50 meters from a house between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul in western France, at about 10.30am local time Thursday after an "engine technical incident," was pending by his parachute from a high-voltage 250,000-volt electricity line for two hours.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Europe