Russia confirms bomb brought down plane

The head of Russia’s security service is confirming this morning that the plane crash over Egypt last month was the result of a terrorist attack.The security chief says traces of foreign explosive have been found — and that the plane broke up in the air after a homemade device equivalent to a kilogram of TNT was detonated.Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for bringing down the Metrojet Airbus 321-200, which crashed over the Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, about 23 minutes after take-off from a Red Sea resort.Russian president Vladimir Putin has vowed to hunt down those responsible, saying, “We’re going to look for them everywhere, wherever they are hiding.  We will find them in any place on earth and punish them.”He’s instructed the Russian military to review how Russia’s air campaign in Syria can be modified to intensify attacks on militants.Russia is offering a $50-million dollar reward for information on who brought down the plane.All 224 people on board, most of them Russian tourists, were killed in the crash. read more

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Jacobsen Mensah and Schmid to stay Lions until 2020

andy schmidmensahnikolaj jacobsenRhein Neckar Lowen Rhein Neckar Lowen are on the way to the first ever DKB Bundesliga title with three (SG Flensburg) and four points more (THW Kiel have one game less) six matches before the end of the season. Team from Mannheim will finish an era with Uwe Gensheimer as team’s icon, but some new plans and new goals will be set with the old guys.Danish coach Nikolaj Jacobsen extended his deal with the team until 2020. He came in 2014 as his player playmaker Mads Mensah Larsen, who will stay also until the end of decade.One of the guys with the longest run in the team (since 2010), Andy Schmid, also extended contract until 2020. The fantastic Swiss playmaker simply exploded in the last few seasons. ← Previous Story Marin Šego to PICK Szeged Next Story → French Handball Federation presents a new logo! read more

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