May 4th, 2010
06:20 AM ET

World update: Flights to resume after new ash scare

An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Tuesday:

Ireland airspaceAirspace over Ireland will reopen at 1300 local time after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced a six-hour shutdown, the Irish Aviation Authority says.  Read the full story

UK election - There are just two full days of campaigning left for candidates to make their mark ahead of the UK's general election on Thursday. See the latest election coverage

Mumbai conviction - Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman of the Mumbai siege, faces life in prison or the death penalty in the sentencing phase of his trial Tuesday.  An Indian court handed down a guilty verdict Monday, Kasa was found guilty of murder, conspiracy and waging war on India.  

China knife attack - Emily Chang reports from the town of Taixing in China's Jiangsu province where school children have returned to school after a knifeman went on a rampage.  The city has stepped up security around the hospital where some children remain in serious condition and where parents protested over the weekend.  Officials are urging its citizens to "trust the government."

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