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Indian Plane with 122 Passengers is Diverted Following Threat Call

A passenger plane with 122 people on board destined to New Delhi was on Monday diverted midway following a threat call, local media reports said. The Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Delhi was diverted to Ahmedabad early on Monday after a security threat was reported on board. Reports said …

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U.S. issues sixth Ethiopia ‘security message’ in 3 months after Ambo clashes

The United States embassy in Ethiopia has issued a ‘security message’ citing renewed clashes in Oromia region. The clashes in Ambo and two other areas led to deaths and injuries blamed on special federal forces, the ‘Agazis.’ The Thursday October 26, 2017 release becomes the sixth such message in a …

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South Sudan to receive 200 peacekeepers from Ethiopia

Ethiopia has sent 200 peacekeepers to neighbouring South Sudan to help with the restive security situation in the country, the Sudan Tribune reports citing an Ethiopian official. South Sudan’s Foreign Minister was also quoted as stating that the Ethiopian deployment was in line with a United Nations resolution to stabilize …

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Kenya: President Kenyatta’s Private Helicopter Crashes into Lake Nakuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s private helicopter crashed into Lake Nakuru Saturday morning after what is reported as a technical hitch. The plane, according to kahawatungu.com, with tail number 5Y-NMJ and Aérospatiale 350B3e Ecureuil model was reportedly flying a team of political staff close to Nakuru senator Susan Kihika to Narok. Among those …

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Ethiopian Airlines offers free Wi-Fi at Addis Ababa Bole Int’l airport

Ethiopia’s national carrier, Ethiopian, has disclosed that customers using its main hub, the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, could have access to free internet services. A statement released by the airline said the carrier together with the Ethiopian Airports Services “are pleased to announce to their valued customers that …

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5 Injured as a twin-engined Cessna plane crashes in the middle of STREET

The twin-engined Cessna went down in St Petersberg, Florida, smashing into vehicles parked near the intersection of 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. At least five people were left injured after the shocking accident, with three taken to hospital for treatment. But miraculously, cops said no one was seriously hurt. …

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