Ethiopians Hold Mass Funeral Ceremony for Crash Victims

ADDIS ABABA Thousands mourned the Ethiopian plane crash victims on Sunday, accompanying 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag through the streets of the capital as some victims’ relatives fainted and fell to the …

Algerians Hold Biggest Anti-Bouteflika Protests

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year rule since unrest began last month.

Bouteflika on Monday reversed a …

UN Escalates Emergency Aid for Malawi, Mozambique Cyclone Victims

GENEVA U.N. agencies are making preparations to provide emergency aid to hundreds of thousands of victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai in response to appeals from the governments of Malawi and Mozambique.

The hugely destructive storm, …

Boeing Suspends Deliveries of 737 Max Jets

Boeing announced Thursday that it was suspending deliveries of its 737 Max jets to airlines after nearly every country grounded the plane following Sunday’s deadly crash in Ethiopia.

“We continue to build the 737 Max …

WHO Aims to End DRC Ebola Outbreak in 6 Months

GENEVA � The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) can be brought to an end in six months, if everything goes as planned. Latest …

Canada Bans US Jet Model Involved in Ethiopian Crash

WHITE HOUSE � Canada has banned from its airspace the model of an American-made jetliner that crashed and killed 157 people Sunday, leaving the United States as the world’s most high-profile country to continue to …

8 Killed in Nigerian Building Collapse; Schoolchildren Trapped

Nigerian emergency officials said at least eight people have died and nearly 40 others have been rescued from a collapsed building in Lagos.

An unknown number of children are among the dead or are trapped …