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10 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport
By The Associated Press The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too... By The Associated Press The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Reuters
Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.
18 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was... A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis ... (more)
22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
The formation and success of The Tour-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Tour-icons in their own countries and abroad-is a reminder of the unique power of music to bridge geographic, ethnic, political and religious differences.
Yesterday | The English Blog
Officials from Burkina Faso say they've found the wreckage of the plane carrying 116 people that went missing Thursday morning, though they still don't know what caused it to crash.
The disappearance of a commercial jetliner over northern Mali on Thursday is the latest in a string of airliners flying over conflict areas that is heightening international concern about flight paths over trouble spots.
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says searchers have spotted the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that went missing on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria.
A woman stands in front of a poster in Bamako February 21, 2014. Picture taken February 21. REUTERS/Joe Penney ALGIERS, July 24 - Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels on Thursday signed an agreement for a roadmap toward securing a broader peace deal to end decades of uprisings in the north.
Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.
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.
A girl gathers rice spilled from a humanitarian food convoy that arrived from the Malian capital Bamako in the northeastern city of Gao More than 2.2 billion people worldwide are "either near or living in poverty," says a recent UN report.
A Swiftair McDonnell Douglas MD-83 on behalf of Air Algerie, registration EC-LTV performing flight AH-5017 from Ouagadougou to Algiers with 110 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute over Mali near Gao about 50 minutes into the flight, when contact with the aircraft was lost.
Air Algerie said Thursday it had lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers.
At least 11 Cambodian UN peacekeepers in Mali were injured after their camp was hit by a storm on Tuesday night, the latest incident in what has been a rough and sometimes tragic mission for the contingent.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:51 pm
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