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Custom issues on flights via Europe

Custom issues on flights via Europe

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AK47 assault rifle inventor Kalashnikov dies at 94

AK47 assault rifle inventor Kalashnikov dies at 94

The inventor of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died aged 94, Russian officials say. The automatic rifle he designed became one of the world’s most familiar and widely used weapons. Its comparative simplicity made it cheap to manufacture, as well as reliable and easy to maintain. Although honoured…

Russian billionaire Khodorkovsky freed after Putin pardon

Russian billionaire Khodorkovsky freed after Putin pardon

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been freed from a Russian prison camp after receiving a pardon from President Vladimir Putin. The former oil tycoon was released within an hour of the Kremlin publishing a decree, which stated: “Guided by humanitarian principles, I decree that Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky… should be pardoned and freed…

SABMiller Chairman Graham Mackay dies following illness

SABMiller Chairman Graham Mackay dies following illness

SABMiller Plc Chairman Graham Mackay died today following an illness. He was 64. Mackay will be succeeded by John Manser as chairman with immediate effect, the world’s second-biggest brewer said in a statement. Speaking on behalf of the board of SABMiller, John Manser who has been acting as chairman in…

Qatar Air says “female workers need permission to get married”

Qatar Air says “female workers need permission to get married”

Qatar Airways has accused of forcing its female workers to seek permission from the company when they decide to get married. In a report released by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on Tuesday, the airline was found to also mandate that women tell a supervisor if they become pregnant.…