(Image source: The Express Tribune)

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The Pakistani government has launched an investigation into the plane crash that killed 127 passengers Friday.

 

The owner of the airline is banned from leaving the country.

 

Al Jazeera reports — the cause of the crash isn’t known, but the airline is already under scrutiny.

“Bhoja Airlines was grounded in 2000 because of financial difficulties. It only resumed the Karachi-to-Islamabad service a month ago. There’s pressure to compete in Pakistan’s booming and lucrative aviation sector.”

The cease-fire in Syria began more than a week ago, but fighting continues.

Euronews explains the United Nations’ response.

“ … the U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution to send hundreds of unarmed military observers in to monitor the truce … ”

Afghan security officials say they’ve thwarted an attack that could have led to, quote, “large-scale bloodshed.”

The BBC reports.

“ … five militants carrying 10 tons of explosives were arrested during last week’s attacks in the capital. Bomb-making equipment was found stuffed into 400 bags which were hidden under sacks of potatoes.”

Twelve people are now implicated in the Secret Service prostitution scandal — six have been fired or resigned.

Now, Fox News says one lawmaker wants to expand the investigation.

“The Secret Service scandal possibly spreading deeper into the White House this morning. Republican Senator Chuck Grassley requesting an official probe into all presidential staff members who were on that trip to Colombia … ”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

Top News Headlines: Pakistan Investigates Plane Crash

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Apr 21, 2012

Top News Headlines: Pakistan Investigates Plane Crash

(Image source: The Express Tribune)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy.

The Pakistani government has launched an investigation into the plane crash that killed 127 passengers Friday.

 

The owner of the airline is banned from leaving the country.

 

Al Jazeera reports — the cause of the crash isn’t known, but the airline is already under scrutiny.

“Bhoja Airlines was grounded in 2000 because of financial difficulties. It only resumed the Karachi-to-Islamabad service a month ago. There’s pressure to compete in Pakistan’s booming and lucrative aviation sector.”

The cease-fire in Syria began more than a week ago, but fighting continues.

Euronews explains the United Nations’ response.

“ … the U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution to send hundreds of unarmed military observers in to monitor the truce … ”

Afghan security officials say they’ve thwarted an attack that could have led to, quote, “large-scale bloodshed.”

The BBC reports.

“ … five militants carrying 10 tons of explosives were arrested during last week’s attacks in the capital. Bomb-making equipment was found stuffed into 400 bags which were hidden under sacks of potatoes.”

Twelve people are now implicated in the Secret Service prostitution scandal — six have been fired or resigned.

Now, Fox News says one lawmaker wants to expand the investigation.

“The Secret Service scandal possibly spreading deeper into the White House this morning. Republican Senator Chuck Grassley requesting an official probe into all presidential staff members who were on that trip to Colombia … ”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.
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