UN personnel stop flying on Boeing 737 Max 8

United Nations, March 15 (IANS) The UN has instructed its personnel not to fly on Boeing 737 Max 8 after an Ethiopian Airlines flight of the same model crashed, killing all 157 people on board earlier this week, a UN spokesperson said.

Uk Parliament votes to seek Article 50 extension

London, March 15 (IANS) The UK Parliament voted 413-202 to instruct Prime Minister Theresa May to ask the EU for a delay that would give the UK’s fractious political class time to forge a plan for an orderly Brexit, raising the prospect that Britain will remain part of the bloc beyond March 29 deadline.

Italy sets up task-force for a no-deal Brexit

Rome, March 14 (IANS/AKI) Italy’s populist government has set up a task-force as part of its preparations for the UK’s possible exit from the European Union on March 29 without a deal, Foreign Minister Enzo Moaovero Milanesi said on Thursday.

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