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  • Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible

    Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible
    The cockpit voice recorder from the Air Algerie flight that crashed last month in northern Mali, killing all 116 passengers and crew, is unintelligible, investigators said on Thursday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, en route to Algiers, smashed...
  • Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers

    Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers
    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers who have fought an Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people in three countries. Johnson Sirleaf pledged up to...
  • Suicide bomber attacks U.N. base in northern Mali, kills two

    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed and nine others injured in a suicide attack on a patrol base in northern Mali, the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA) said on Saturday. A vehicle exploded on Saturday morning next to the base in the...
  • West Ham swoop for Senegal forward Sakho

    LONDON (Reuters) - Senegal striker Diafra Sakho has joined West Ham United from Ligue 2 champions Metz for an undisclosed fee. According to media reports on Thursday, the 24-year-old cost the Premier League club around 4.5 million pounds. "This is a...
  • Registros voz de caja negra de vuelo Air Algerie son ininteligibles: investigadores

    Registros voz de caja negra de vuelo Air Algerie son ininteligibles: investigadores
    Los registros de voz de la cabina del vuelo de Air Algerie que se estrelló en julio en el norte de Mali son ininteligibles, dijeron el jueves los investigadores, lo que les priva de pistas clave para entender cómo se produjo la repentina caída del...
  • Air Algerie jet plunged rapidly after flying into storm: official

    Air Algerie jet plunged rapidly after flying into storm: official
    The Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week appears to have plummeted to the ground from an altitude of 10,000 meters in just a few minutes after flying into a storm, a senior official involved in the investigation was quoted as saying....
  • France sends troops to secure crash site of Air Algerie plane

    France sends troops to secure crash site of Air Algerie plane
    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. Regional aviation officials said they...
  • Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash

    Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash
    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. Investigators at the scene of the crash in northern Mali concluded...
  • Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe

    Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe
    MOUNT DORA — Making life better for people in developing countries was at the core of Thomas Luche's lengthy career as a diplomatic official. Luche's career with the U.S. Agency for International Development led him to far-flung locales...
  • Avión de Air Algerie perdió rápidamente altura antes de estrellarse: funcionario

    DAKAR (Reuters) - El vuelo de Air Algerie que se estrelló en Malí la semana pasada al parecer cayó al suelo desde una altura de 10.000 metros tan sólo unos minutos después de pasar por una tormenta, dijo un alto funcionario involucrado en la investigación...
  • Iranian American Professor Wins Second Fulbright

    Iranian American Professor Wins Second Fulbright
    HAMDEN — Farid Sadrieh, Qunnipiac University's first professor to win a second Fulbright scholarship, has every expectation that his next research project on the African continent will proceed more peacefully than the first. In 2009, he was...