Kazakhstan hopes to develop its own module for joint space station with RussiaScience & Space July 26, 15:34
EU ambassadors agree sanctions against Russia over Siemens turbines rowBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:11
London court binds Ukraine to pay par value of Eurobonds to RussiaBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:05
Siberian scientists suggest using fluorescent proteins to analyze toxicityScience & Space July 26, 14:56
A glimpse of rare species in Moscow zoo breeding centerSociety & Culture July 26, 14:53
EC announces readiness to defend European interests against US sanctionsBusiness & Economy July 26, 14:24
Official says it's up to Turkey as NATO member to decide on purchase of Russian S-400World July 26, 14:09
Russian Navy gets 60 Kalibr missiles over three monthsMilitary & Defense July 26, 13:57
Russians fined about $1mln this year for smoking ban violationsSociety & Culture July 26, 13:57
MOSCOW, November 17 (Itar-Tass) — President Vladimir Putin expressed his deepest condolences to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Mohamed Morsi following the recent bus crash.
Dozens of people, both children and adults, were killed and injured in a bus crash near the city of Asyut, south of Cairo.
Forty-nine people were killed and 13 injured as a result of a school bus-train collision. There were 60 children aged four to six in the bus. They were going on an excursion. Forty-seven of them as well as the bus driver and the teacher died.
Morsi has ordered the government to provide necessary help and support to the families of those killed and injured and to carry out a thorough investigation of the accident.
Transport Minister Mohamed Rashad al-Matini has resigned following the tragedy. The head of the Egyptian railways followed suit.