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Boeing 737 MAX jets could be grounded for weeks as black box probe to start on Ethiopia crash

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes will be grounded for weeks if not longer until…

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Yemen truce monitor mission to meet on U.N.-hired ship: sources

ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) – A committee overseeing a ceasefire in Hodeidah will hold its next meeting on a ship off…

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Nigeria vice president survives chopper crash weeks before election

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks at the launch of Google free wifi project in Lagos, Nigeria July 26,…

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Germany splashes out on new VIP jets after G20 debacle

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File…

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With mood volatile, Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa denies rift with deputy

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses mourners gathered to pay their last respects to musician Oliver Mtukudzi at his family home…

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Fighter jet crashes in India’s Bengaluru, two pilots dead

Smoke and fire billow after an Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 trainer aircraft crashed in the southern city of Bengaluru,…

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China to execute driver who killed passenger of ride-hailing firm Didi

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at a Didi station in Beijing, China January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jason…

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Hong Kong customs seize record haul of pangolin scales bound for Vietnam

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong customs busted a massive endangered species smuggling operation from Africa, seizing a record quantity…

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In packed churches and secret masses, papal visit brings Gulf Catholics hope

DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) – In Dubai’s overflowing churches and Riyadh’s secretive masses, Catholics across the Gulf are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis’…

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U.S. says air strike killed 24 militants in Somalia

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Thursday it had killed 24 militants in an air strike on Wednesday…