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ISRAELI AIRLINE SAYS TO OPEN D...

Israir Airlines said Thursday it plans to open direct flights between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi after Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalise relations.The Israeli airline "will offer di...

NO SIGN THAT NKOREA IS 'LASHIN...

The head of US forces in South Korea, General Robert Abrams, said Thursday he does not expect to see any "lashing out" from North Korea during upcoming celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the fou...

CORONAVIRUS HITS SENEGALESE TR...

Scores of Senegalese soldiers deployed to neighbouring The Gambia have tested positive for coronavirus, a Senegalese army official said on Thursday.The soldiers are part of a West African peacekeepin...

NAZI WARSHIP FOUND OFF NORWAY ...

A Nazi cruiser torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a depth of 490 metres (535 yards) during a subsea power cable inspection, the finders said on Thursday."S...

EU WARSHIPS STOP TANKER SUSPEC...

German and Italian warships intercepted an oil tanker Thursday carrying a load of jet fuel to Libya in a suspected breach of an arms embargo against the north African country.A security team boarded ...

SINGAPORE AIRLINES TO SHED 4,3...

Singapore Airlines said Thursday it was cutting about 4,300 jobs -- around 20 percent of its workforce -- due to the coronavirus, and warned any recovery would be "long and fraught with uncertainty"....

TAIWAN CONDEMNS 'SERIOUS PROVO...

Taiwan condemned the "serious provocation" by China on Thursday after its military jets penetrated the island's air defence zone for two consecutive days this week.Taiwanese authorities said multiple...

HUGE FIRE AT BEIRUT PORT WEEKS...

A huge fire raged in Beirut's port Thursday, sending a column of black smoke billowing into the sky and sparking alarm among Lebanese still reeling from the devastating dockside blast last month.It w...

SINGAPORE AIRLINES TO SHED 4,3...

Singapore Airlines said Thursday it was cutting about 4,300 jobs -- about 20 percent of the workforce -- due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus, and warned any recovery would be "long and f...

VIRUS HIT AIRLINE GROUP IAG CU...

Airline giant IAG, the owner of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, announced Thursday it was cutting more flights because of coronavirus restrictions and quarantine rules.It comes as IAG sai...

CONGO'S CIVIL AVIATION CHIEF S...

DR Congo's civil aviation authority chief has been suspended after authorising a Google internet balloon to overfly the territory "without notifying the government," an official said on Wednesday.A b...

THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT EXPLAINED

Britain has been warned its attempt to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement it signed with the European Union threatens the peace brokered in Northern Ireland more than two decades ago.The 1998 G...