CAIRO -- A week after EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean, French marine search company ALSEAMAR has joined the hunt for the black boxes.
ALSEAMAR will use state-of the art "intelligent buoys" and acoustic listening devices. Its Alsen Detector-6000 system can detect acoustic pingers of flight data recorders at an extremely long detection range of 4 to 5km.
BERN -- The Gotthard Base Tunnel, a 57km rail link under the Swiss Alps, allows
trains to travel at up to 250km/h, reducing travel time across Europe.
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has passed the 1,237-delegate threshold necessary for securing the Republican presidential nomination. Trump now has 1,239 delegates.
LONDON -- Brent crude – the global benchmark for oil – broke through the $50-a-barrel mark for the first time since November, boosted by a fall in U.S. stockpiles.
LONDON -- Each month Graphic News moves a World Agenda -- an illustrated diary of upcoming events -- in both print format and as a responsive screen version.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Security Forces with Shiite and Sunni militias, backed by U.S. air power, have launched an offensive to drive so-called Islamic State from Fallujah.
VIENNA -- Growing disillusionment with the European Union has led to right-wing parties achieving electoral success in a growing number of European nations.
LONDON -- Packed with state-of-the-art technology and driving aids, Jaguar’s new F-Pace SUV is expected to become the British brand’s top selling model.
LONDON -- Superbugs will kill someone every three seconds by 2050 unless the world acts now, the hugely influential Review on Antimicrobial Resistance reports.
NEW YORK -- Findings published in Science by an international team of researchers find shrinkage of animal body size of arctic breeding birds is linked to climate change.
LONDON -- The famous chimes of London’s Big Ben are to fall silent in 2017 as part of a $42 million project to prevent its mechanism from failing.
PITTSBURGH -- The U.S. Open returns to suburban Pittsburgh for a record ninth time, where the course is now wide open and windy since the removal of 15,000 trees.
MONTREAL -- Held on the street circuit at the city’s artificial Île Notre Dame in the middle of the St Lawrence River, its one of the fastest and most dramatic races of the season.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- To mark the 100th anniversary of the world’s oldest international football tournament, Copa America will be played outside of South America for the first time.
MILAN -- Real Madrid take on fierce city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of the 2014 final,when Real won a record 10th European Cup trophy.
PARIS -- France is ramping up security for the tournament, deploying thousands of security officials at matches and “fan zones” across the country.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- A number of events could be missing major contenders, with over 30 athletes facing a ban after new doping tests were carried out on samples from Beijing 2008.
MONTE CARLO -- Home Grand Prix for many of the drivers on the grid, the narrow road circuit hosts one of the oldest, most prestigious and glamorous races in motor sport.
PARIS -- Novak Djokovic, the world No. 1 who already has one Grand Slam and two Masters titles in 2016, has yet to win the only Grand Slam tournament on clay.