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15 October 2018 8:53 PM Germany preparing to deport convicted 9/11 suspect

A Moroccan man convicted of helping three of the 9/11 attackers as they plotted to strike New York and Washington was flown from a Hamburg jail on Monday to the city's airport in preparation for his deportation to his home country. Mounir el Motassadeq, who was convicted in 2006 of membership in a terrorist organisation and accessory to murder for his part in the plot, was expected 141

13 October 2018 8:00 AM Morocco extradited Saudi national in 2015 on Interpol warrant: source

A Saudi official "wanted by Interpol" was arrested in Morocco and extradited in 2015 "in full compliance with the law", an unnamed government source said on Friday. The comments came as the diplomatic fallout continued over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 86

12 October 2018 6:12 AM Air Namibia 'cancels all flights to Zim' after aircraft impounded in Harare – report

Air Namibia has reportedly cancelled flights to Zimbabwe after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare last week. According to The Namibian, in a statement this week, the airline's spokesperson, Paul Nakawa, said flights to Zimbabwe would be cancelled pending the finalisation of the matter. "The airline has resolved to divert the current 92

11 October 2018 3:45 AM Togo opposition leader in Ghana after hunger strike

A Togolese opposition leader who had been on hunger strike was evacuated to a hospital in Ghana after his health deteriorated, his relatives said Wednesday. Nicodeme Ayao Habia, who had refused food since September 19, was evacuated to Ghana's capital of Accra on Tuesday after his condition worsened, his communication advisor Achille Mensah told AFP. "Mr. Habia 72

08 October 2018 4:00 AM Air Namibia plane impounded as Zim man sues for $1m

A Zimbabwean man is trying to sue Air Namibia for $1m after airline officials allegedly barred him and his family from travelling to Turkey. The pending court action saw an Air Namibia plane impounded in Harare on Friday, disrupting travel plans for dozens of Windhoek-bound passengers. Harare High Court Judge Tawanda Chitapi authorised the sheriff of the court 63

06 October 2018 2:52 PM Dutch scramble F-16s after airline passenger scare

The Dutch air force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to escort a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam after an onboard fight broke out with an aggressive American passenger, authorities said on Saturday. "A 29-year-old American man became aggressive after being asked by a purser to return to his seat," said Joanna Helmonds, a spokesperson for the gendarmerie 90

04 October 2018 11:59 AM PICS: Melania Trump arrives in Malawi, 2nd stop on her Africa tour

Melania Trump is visiting Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa. The US first lady landed in the capital of Lilongwe (lih-LON'-gweh) on Thursday morning after a six-hour flight from Ghana. She is focusing the trip on her interest in child welfare. At a primary school in Lilongwe, Mrs Trump is expected to tour classrooms, observe 80

02 October 2018 6:09 PM Parents leave 5-year-old at German airport after holiday

Police in Germany say a couple left their five-year-old daughter behind at the airport after returning from a holiday. Reutlingen police said on Tuesday that officers spotted the child wandering aimlessly and alone around the terminal at nearby Stuttgart Airport late on Monday. The girl was taken to the airport police station. Shortly afterward, her mother 94

01 October 2018 8:16 AM String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia

A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, or UNISDR, says up to 1.6 million people could be affected by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and the tsunami it created on Friday in a central 110

29 September 2018 9:37 AM The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

Indonesian television and other media, citing disaster agency spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, says the death toll from the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami has jumped to 384. The figure is from the hard-hit city of Palu alone, where hundreds of people are injured and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed. The tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake 71