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Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record Tue, 21 May, 2019

A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world's highest peak.
41 people killed after plane erupts in flames in emergency landing at Russian airport

41 people killed after plane erupts in flames in emergency landing at Russian airport Mon, 06 May, 2019

A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children.
Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president

Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

 Thirteen people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the president said.
Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute

Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Singapore and Malaysia reached an agreement to end their months-long airspace dispute, the transport ministers of the two neighboring countries said in a joint statement.
Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues Sun, 24 Mar, 2019

A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm.
Italy seizes rescue ship, permits migrants to land in Italy

Italy seizes rescue ship, permits migrants to land in Italy Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

A humanitarian rescue ship carrying 48 migrants entered the port of Lampedusa, where they were being allowed to disembark Tuesday evening despite an earlier refusal by Italy's hard-line interior minister.
Ethiopian crash black boxes arrive in Paris for analysis

Ethiopian crash black boxes arrive in Paris for analysis Thu, 14 Mar, 2019

Two black boxes from the Boeing 737 MAX airplane that crashed in Ethiopia arrived in Paris for expert analysis, officials said, as regulators around the world awaited word on whether it was safe to resume flying the jets.
Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount

Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the U.S. planemaker' s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi under a dark cloud cast by the plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 United Nations staff, many heading for the annual event.
Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157 Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

 An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said, and there were no survivors, according to the state broadcaster.
Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports

Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

Colombia will allow Venezuelans to cross the border using expired passports in view of the difficulty of renewing travel documents in the neighboring country in the midst of its economic crisis, the migration agency said.
Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike

Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike Wed, 06 Mar, 2019

Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi's international airport Wednesday as riot police deployed and teargas was fired to disperse striking workers.
Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines

Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday asked the Dutch government to clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM alliance without first advising Paris.
Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in helicopter crash

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in helicopter crash Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

 A helicopter crashed in bad weather in eastern Nepal on Wednesday, killing all seven people on board, including the tourism minister, a home ministry official said.
Germany bans Iranian airline on suspicion of spying, terror

Germany bans Iranian airline on suspicion of spying, terror Mon, 21 Jan, 2019

Berlin has revoked Iranian airline Mahan's right to operate in Germany, a senior government source told Reuters on Monday, giving both safety concerns and the suspicion that the airline was being used for military purposes as reasons.
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