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3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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7 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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CNews

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.

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Sydney Morning Herald

2014 could be worst year for plane crash deaths in almost a decade

The crash of an Algerian passenger plane is the third fatal airline incident in a week, meaning 2014 could be the worst year for aircrash deaths in almost a decade.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people found in Mali

Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

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Malaysia Chronicle

BLACKEST week ever for air travel with 3 deadly disasters

Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 with more than 110 people on board went missing over Mali early today and has probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

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AllAfrica.com

Burkina Faso: Journalists Strike to Demand End to Intimidation and Better Working Conditions

Journalists working for the state-owned media who are members of the Independent Union of Information and cultural workers on July 16, 2014, embarked on a 24 hour strike in Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso to demand better living and working conditions.

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WPBF

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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680News

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar on flight from Burkina Faso to Algeriaa s capital

A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane's owner said.

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RTE.ie

Air Algerie loses contact with plane over Africa

Air Algerie has said it has lost contact with one of its planes after take-off from Burkina Faso en route to Algiers.

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The Age

Contact lost with Algerian jet over Africa

The national carrier of Algeria says it has lost contact with one of its aircraft nearly an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

News24

.com | Four dead in Burkina Faso explosion

Zimbabwean prostitutes are reportedly collecting sperm from their clients to export to SA where there is "high demand" by sangomas who use it in their traditional rituals.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Times

Algeria seeks meeting on Mali crisis next week: minister

OUAGADOUGOU: Algeria has proposed a regional meeting next week to tackle conflict in Mali after talks with Burkina Faso's leader, who has been mediating in the troubled west African state.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

OregonLive.com

At 82, Leo 'Bud' Welch is both a true bluesman and a star on the rise: Day one at the Waterfront Blues Festival 2014

Jul 3, 2014 - 82-year-old Leo "Bud" Welch performs on day one of the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival kicks off, Thu, Jul 3, 2014, as dozens of acts will come together at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival over the 4th of July weekend, from local favorites to long-lived icons.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newsday

Burkina Faso's French knicker-makers

Burkinabe tailor Oscar Dao raises the presser foot of his sewing machine, severs the white thread and carefully slides out a pair of dainty, pink lady's underpants.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Reuters

U.N. peacekeeper killed, six others injured in Mali blast

At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed and six others injured in Mali on Monday when their vehicle struck a land mine in the north of the country, a U.N. spokesman said.

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