Southern Russia

MOSCOW | Death toll in Russia’s gas explosion climbs to 2

MOSCOW—Jan 15, 2019—The death toll in a gas explosion at an apartment building in southern Russia has climbed to two after a woman was found in the debris. The blast on the top floor ripped through the nine-story building in the city of Shakhty, not far from the Ukrainian border, before dawn on Monday. One … Continue reading MOSCOW | Death toll in Russia’s gas explosion climbs to 2

MOSCOW | Flash floods kill 6 in southern Russia; 1 missing

MOSCOW — Russian investigators say at least six people have died in flash floods in the country’s south. The Investigative Committee said in a statement on Friday that six people died in Russia’s Krasnodar region when torrential rains and flash floods hit the area on Wednesday. One more person is believed to be missing. More … Continue reading MOSCOW | Flash floods kill 6 in southern Russia; 1 missing

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia | Seeing red: Iceland promises Croatia grueling group finish

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Iceland defender Kari Arnason isn’t afraid to see red if it means stopping one of the World Cup’s most creative sides when it takes on Croatia on Tuesday. Both teams have a history of sending offs when they meet, with three red cards handed out in their last four matches. Arnason … Continue reading ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia | Seeing red: Iceland promises Croatia grueling group finish

Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  /February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Budget carrier flydubai said Wednesday its earnings and profits have increased, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) in 2017 compared to 5 billion dirhams ($1.37 billion) in 2016. Profits for the Dubai-based airline reached 37.3 million dirhams ($10 million) last year, up from 31.6 … Continue reading Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase