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South Korean pilot killed in trainer jet crash  SEOUL: A South Korean air force pilot was killed Thursday when his jet trainer crashed into a mountain as he rehearsed moves for an upcoming flying display, the defence ministry said.   The T-50B aircraft manned by a 32-year-old flight lieutenant hit the side of the mountain in the northeastern county of Hoengseong during a training flight for an air show, a ministry spokesman said.   "The pilot was found dead near the crash site," he said, adding an investigation was underway into the cause of the accident.   The crash sparked a brush fire which was quickly extinguished by firefighters, Yonhap news agency said.   Some witnesses had reported seeing a parachute, which originally led rescuers to believe the pilot might have survived.   Military officials said it was the first-ever crash involving a T-50B, which is a variant of South Korea's first home-made supersonic aircraft, the T-50, and is used by the air force's Black Eagle air show ...

Berlin intelligence boss resigns over shredded files BERLIN: The head of the domestic intelligence agency in the German capital said on Wednesday she was stepping down after it emerged that key files on the neo-Nazi scene were shredded on her watch.   Claudia Schmid, who had held the job at the Berlin division of the Office for the Protection of the Constitution since 2001, handed in her resignation to the city-state's top security official, Frank Henkel.   "Ms Schmid asked me to be reassigned. She wants ...

Rajoy sees economic growth for Spain in 2014 SANTIAGO: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy offered assurances in an interview published Wednesday amid growing labor turmoil that his country's recession-bound economy will begin to recover in 2014.   "The foundations are being set for the economic recovery, although it hasn't happened yet," he said in comments carried by the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio.   His remarks came as Spanish labor unions staged a second general strike this year against his government's austerity measures, with picket lines going up ...

French museum to open major show in China SHANGHAI: France's Musee d'Orsay will on Friday open a major exhibition of paintings from the 19th century at the new modern art museum in China's commercial hub of Shanghai, museum officials said Wednesday.   Many of the 87 paintings by artists in the French Naturalism movement, including works by Gustave Courbet and Jean-Francois Millet, are being shown in China for the first time, exhibition organisers told a news conference.   "It's a very large exhibition. We have sent large ...

BBC marks unhappy 90th birthday LONDON: BBC marked the 90th anniversary of its first ever transmission on Wednesday, beset by doubts about its future after a series of scandals surrounding the way it has reported child sex abuse allegations.   A composition by Damon Albarn, frontman of the pop group Blur, will be played simultaneously on all the British Broadcasting Corporation's domestic radio stations and parts of the World Service to celebrate the milestone.   What was then known as the British Broadcasting Company ...

Sinai rockets suspected as blasts hit Israel: security JERUSALEM: Four explosions which hit a small Israeli community along the Egyptian border on Wednesday are believed to have been caused by rockets fired from Sinai, an Israeli security source told AFP.   The incident took place in Bnei Netzarim which lies 1.5 kilometres (just under a mile) from the Egyptian border, and some five kilometres (three miles) from the southernmost tip of the Gaza Strip.   "A rocket was fired from Sinai towards Bnei Netzarim... without causing any ...

Portugal PM bailout on track LISBON: Portugal is sticking to the requirements of its bailout programme but needs to reduce its spending further, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Wednesday, reiterating that the programme should end after 3 years as planned.   "We are fulfilling a very tough adjustment process, not in order to show our obedience, but because this way we make our country recover," he said it televised remarks.   "We have to lower our level of spending in line with ...


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