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11 November 2018 2:24 PM Smoke forces Air France-Shanghai flight to divert to Siberia

An Air France flight carrying 282 passengers from Paris to Shanghai made an unexpected stop in Siberia on Sunday after smoke and a bitter smell filled the cabin, the company said. No passengers were hurt and they were put up in a hotel near Irkutsk airport in eastern Siberia, Air France told AFP. "The crew of AF116 on a Boeing 777 from Paris to Shanghai 34

04 November 2018 7:39 PM 1 killed as two planes crash mid-air

Ottawa — Canadian paramedics said one person was killed on Sunday after two small planes crashed mid-air in the capital of Ottawa. Ottawa police said the accident occurred over the west end of the city just after 10:00 local time. Staff sergeant Jamie Harper said one plane crashed into a field and the other managed to land at the Ottawa International 44

03 November 2018 6:57 AM PICS: Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed on Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the roads from the airport waving flags to greet them. Ahead of the visit 46

01 November 2018 4:05 AM PICS: Prince Charles in Gambia for first leg of Africa trip

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit. President Adama Barrow and first lady Fatoumata Barrow greeted the royal couple on Wednesday along with Gambians who came out in throngs for their arrival. In February, Gambia was accepted back into the Commonwealth of Nations made up mostly 36

31 October 2018 1:01 PM Public Protector finds Gigaba violated the ethics code over the Fireblade saga

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has landed in hot water again, after the Public Protector found that he not only violated the executive ethics code, but also the Constitution for "deliberately telling untruths under oath". In 2017, North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that Gigaba lied under oath but also violated the Constitution. The judgment 23

31 October 2018 5:22 AM Air Namibia resumes flights to Zim after briefly pulling out

Air Namibia has reportedly confirmed the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe "after briefly pulling out of the country following an attempted seizure of its aircraft". The airline cancelled flights to Zimbabwe a few weeks ago after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare. But New reported on Tuesday that a Zimbabwe High Court 21

30 October 2018 3:23 AM Indonesian man tells how gridlocked traffic saved him from doomed Lion Air plane

An Indonesian man has described how Jakarta's notorious traffic inadvertently saved his life on Monday after he arrived too late to catch the doomed Lion Air plane which plunged into the sea minutes after taking off. Sony Setiawan, an official in Indonesia's finance ministry, had meant to be on board the ill-fated flight JT610, a journey he and his colleagues 26

29 October 2018 12:10 PM Grey skies greet Springboks in London

Cape Town - The touring Springbok squad were greeted to typical grey skies and cool weather upon their arrival in London on Sunday. The South African squad for the four-week long tour of the United Kingdom and France consists of 36 players, and the tour party was split into two travelling groups for the journey between South Africa and London 36

29 October 2018 8:19 AM Anxious families in Indonesia seek news after plane carrying 188 crashes into the sea

Families are turning up at Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency headquarters in Jakarta for word of their loved ones after a Lion Air plane crashed at sea. Indonesia's Finance Minister Sri Mulyani met with the agency chief, seeking information about 20 finance ministry staff who were on the flight. The Boeing plane disappeared on Monday morning 46

26 October 2018 8:28 AM PICS: This might be the busiest airport in the world come 2023

This quote by the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk rings very true. Turkey is now one of the fastest growing countries in the world. With bustling cities like Istanbul, the beautiful nature of the Black Sea and many more attractions, the country has a lot to offer international travellers. And especially South Africans, as it boasts 36