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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    German duo charged with vandalism in Singapore face caning

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:49am by AFP

    ... at Kuala Lumpur International Airport as they were leaving for Australia. The Straits Times newspaper said yesterday that the two men had visas to work in Australia. For trespassing they face up ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexicans turn on President Enrique Pena Nieto over students’ killing

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... threw firebombs and used bazooka-like tubes to launch firecrackers at riot police, who hit back with tear gas to disperse the group on a street near the airport. Hundreds of protesters blocked the airport road for an hour, while police picked up passengers walking with their suitcases along the road. Thousands protested in several other cities, including Chilpancingo, the capital ...

  3. News - Asia - AVIATION

    More than 350 new airports planned across Asia-Pacific as tourism booms

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore China alone plans to build over 100 in the next 10 years as middle classes spread their wings Rush to build airports in Asiaas tourism booms Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Fire rages out of control at Libya's main airport as foreigners told to flee

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Fighting sparks airport blaze as foreigners flee A huge fire at a fuel depot near Tripoli's international airport is raging "out of control", ... Fighting for control of the nearby airport forced firefighters to withdraw, abandoning their attempts to extinguish the blaze. Fire erupted when a rocket struck a tank containing more than six ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    US evacuates Libya embassy staff as fighting rages around airport

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... from fierce fighting around Tripoli airport, Secretary of State John Kerry said. The announcement came just hours after Libya's interim government warned that the clashes between militia vying for control of the strategic airport were threatening to tear the country apart. The evacuation began at around 5am local time, with the sky over the capital filled with the sound ...

  6. News - World - PORTUGAL

    Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates arrested in graft probe

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 08:13am by AFP

    ... at several locations ahead of the arrests. Socrates, 57, was arrested on Friday afternoon as he arrived at Lisbon's airport and was scheduled to appear in court yesterday, Portuguese media said. ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Islamists mount heaviest assault so far on Libya's main airport in Tripoli

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Islamists mount heaviest assault on Tripoli airport Islamist militia launched their heaviest assault so far on Libya's main airport in Tripoli yesterday, two days after a truce with the rivals that control it collapsed, a security official said. "The airport was attacked with mortar rounds, rockets and tank fire," an airport ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end Tripoli airport battle

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Fighting between rival Libyan armed groups comes to an end after agreement is reached to stop five days of hostilities at Tripoli International Airport Militias agree to Tripoli airport truce Powerful militias battling for the Libyan capital's airport have agreed a ceasefire, after the government sought UN help to stop the country from ...

  9. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    US surveillance plane fleet tricks mobile phones into giving up data

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 01:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco US aerial dragnet snares phone data US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance programme designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reports. Small aircraft operated by the US Marshals Service from at least five major airports have been taking ...

  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Arctic blast in US brings early snow, freezing temperatures

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 06:14pm by AFP

    ... at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the Buffalo News newspaper said. There was no meteorological term for the phenomenon that generated a wall of clouds and churned out such a stunning amount ...




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