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4 hrs ago |

Algeria: Crashed Plane Turned Back, Radar Shows

France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algrie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Africa, World News

9 hrs ago | International Business Times

British Airways to Face Lawsuit on Pilot's Child Abuse Charges

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: British Airways, Airlines, Africa, World News

20 hrs ago |

No intact bodies found so far in Air Algerie crash probe

Dressed in protective white overalls, French experts sift through the debris of the Air Algerie plane that disintegrated over the northern Mali desert last week, killing all 118 on board.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Air Accidents

Yesterday | New Vision

Each one of us is responsible for everyone's safety and security

So many gruesome things have been happening lately in the airspace. Many travellers are beginning to think twice before they opt to fly.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Star

Paris asks to run DNA tests on Lebanese plane victims

A Burkina Faso Air Force soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Africa, Mali,


Dave Morgan: Flintshire teacher killed in Mali air crash was 'larger than life'

A teacher killed in a plane crash in Northern Mali last week has been described as a 'larger than life' character who was looked up to by his students.


Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, Air Accidents, World News, Africa

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Doomed Air Algerie Flight Asked to Turn Back Before Crash

French military helicopters fly above the crash site of Air Algerie flight AH5017 near the northern Mali town of Gossi July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Africa, World News


Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crash

SINGAPORE: Singapore leaders have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Francois Hollande, Blaise Compaore

Sun Jul 27, 2014


.com | Mali opens inquiry into Air Algerie crash

A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Air Accidents, Blaise Compaore

The Miami Herald

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.


Related Topix: World News, Mali, Africa, Francois Hollande

Sat Jul 26, 2014


News of the day From Across the Globe, July 27

The jet was flying from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to Algiers, Algeria, on Thursday when it went down.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria,

WSJV-TV South Bend

Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Miami Dade County, FL, World News, Africa

International Business Times

Air Algerie AH5017 an Act of Terrorism, Timeline of Events Suggest

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Africa, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents

Experts begin 'difficult' Air Algerie crash probe

Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Blaise Compaore,

Times of Oman

Families, charity workers among victims of Air Algerie crash

Charity workers in Burkina Faso, entire families, expatriates, tourists... the victims of the Air Algerie crash in Mali have left behind scores of shellshocked relatives and friends.


Related Topix: World News, Africa

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Toronto Star

Twelve Algeria flight victims were Canada-bound, authorities say

Of the 116 passengers aboard the plane , 12 were bound for Montreal, airline authorities in the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou said Friday.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Africa,

WAVE-TV Louisville

Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash

Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand in Philadelphia on Friday, police said.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Ohio State University, World News, Africa, Mali, Terrorism

This Is Lancashire

Briton killed in Algeria air crash

A British man was among those killed in the crash of an Air Algerie airliner in Mali, the Foreign Office has said.


Related Topix: Africa

Illawarra Mercury

Morning Rush: news, weather, celeb goss, traffic & online buzz

But I'm back! And just in time for the TGIF edition of Rush. *An Air Algerie flight crashed yesterday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.


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No survivors in Air Algerie crash: Hollande

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech following a meeting with government members at the Elysee Palace in Paris July 24, 2014, after Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, World News, Africa, North America, Canada,