stuff.co.nz. “MH370 flew to Kazakhstan: Journalist's new theory” - A science journalist and author who researched the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has published a controversial theory - that the plane was hijacked on Vladimir Putin's instruction and flown to an airport in Kazakhstan. Jeff Wise, who became a full-time commentator on the story for CNN, detailed the evidence in a book The Plane That Wasn't There, released last month in e-book form. He also explained the theory in a 4000-word feature for New York magazine that has been shared more than 23,000 times and was picked up by the London Independent, the Huffington Post and by Crikey in Australia.
reuters.com. “Fugitive ex-NSA contractor Snowden seeks to come home: lawyer” - A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home. In Washington, U.S. officials said they would welcome Snowden's return to the United States but he would have to face criminal charges which have been filed against him.
tass.ru. “Ukraine law-enforcers detain 4 suspects in Kharkov blast, seize weapons - security chief” - Ukraine has introduced heightened terrorist threat security and launched an anti-terrorist operation after a blast in east Ukraine’s Kharkov that killed at least two people, Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Alexander Turchynov said on Sunday.
euronews.com. “Israeli PM warns US against Iran nuclear deal and paving way to a nuclear nightmare” - Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has warned the US that it’s negotiating a bad deal with Iran that will pave the way to a “nuclear nightmare”. The prime minister’s controversial address to the US Congress pulled no punches claiming Iran’s leadership was not to be trusted and was as radical as ever.