[...] when the helicopter where he was traveling after a political event crashed on Saturday night, as reported by the local press.Paraguayan rescue workers confirmed having found [es] the helicopter, as well as the three carbonized bodies of its passgeners, at “La Mocha” ranch, located in Presidente Hayes, Paraguayan Chaco. The first hypothesis by the authorities is that the accident was due to weather condicions.
3 February 2013
Stories from 3 February 2013
Bloggers have challenged claims by the Iranian government that they successfully launched a monkey into space and retrieved the animal alive on January 28, 2013. Before and after photos of the monkey do not match up.
A Russian federal region is about to embark on an "experimental" project aimed at censoring the internet. A joint effort by the Kostroma regional government and an NGO called the League of Safe Internet, it is similar in spirit to Russia's new internet blacklist.
Humour, satire and a few fines are all part of the environment experienced in Ecuador just a few weeks away from the public choosing their new president, vice-president and other assembly members, after analyzing each of their proposals.