The Israeli Ministry of Defense replied with a tweet of its own pointing out the reports are "completely false". "The statement attributed to fmr Def Min Yaalon reg Pakistan was never said", the Times quoted the ministry's Twitter post as saying.
This picture reportedly shows a passenger who was injured in the bus crash. Numerous passengers were members of a brass band and were scheduled to perform at a Christmas fundraising event, according to emergency officials. The road is now open to traffic. One person has died after a bus plunged down a bank and crashed south of Gisborne. Several injured people were flown to hospitals in Gisborne and Hastings.
The 1.8-tonne aerial bomb was found in the city of Augsburg, and is set to be defused on Christmas Day, prompting the evacuation of thousands of the city's residents, the Associated Press reported . During the evacuation, the entire inner city of Augsburg must be evacuated which means that all transport has to be stopped and enterprises closed. In January 2012, a construction worker died when his digger hit a bomb in Euskirchen.
Again this will mainly affect the northern half of the British Isles with the Anglia region avoiding the worst of the conditions. While Christmas Eve is set to be a quieter day, further weather warnings are in place for Christmas Day , with gusts expected of up to 50 or 60mph.
The victims of the tragic Russian military plane crash included the crew and members of the Russian army's official choir. Also on board, was humanitarian activist Elizaveta Glinka, Russian Foreign Ministry spokewoman Maria Zakharova said, according to state-owned broadcaster RT.
Members of the group include Archbishop Silvestro Tomasi, Fr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda S.J., Belgian lawyer Mr. Jacques de Liedekerke, Mr. Marc Odendall and Mr. In justification of his decision, the Grand Master also invoked "severe problems" dating back to von Boeselager's tenure as grand hospitaller, namely, the official responsible for humanitarian affairs in an order that is active in more than 120 countries.