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Ethiopian Airlines flight with 157 aboard crashes

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet bound to Nairobi, Kenya with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard crashed yesterday morning, the airline said. Flight ET 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometers southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said, confirming the plane was a Boeing 737-800 MAX, registration number ET-AVJ. […]

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PYONGYANG (AFP) – North Koreans go to the polls Sunday for an election in which there can be only one winner. Leader Kim Jong Un’s ruling Workers’ Party has an iron grip on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as the isolated, nuclear-armed country is officially known. But every five years, it holds an election […]

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MEXICO CITY (AFP) – At least 13 people were killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a bar early on Saturday in Mexico’s violence-wracked Guanajuato state, local media reported. It was not immediately clear who committed the crime. Before sunrise, a group of armed men pulled up in three vans at the La […]

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ANTSIRANANA, Madagascar (AFP) – Frangeline is aged two but weighs no more than a four-month-old – the terrible result of her battle with measles, which is cutting a deadly swathe through Madagascar. Widespread malnutrition and low rates of immunization on the Indian Ocean island have ramped up the killing power of the highly infectious virus. […]

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, as the country’s worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day. Addressing supporters in southwestern Caracas, Guaido – the leader of the opposition-run congress who invoked the constitution […]

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STRASBOURG, France (AFP) – A man has been charged with ordering videos of rapes and sexual assaults, some of them on children, broadcast live from the Philippines, a French prosecutor said on Saturday. The suspect, a 55-year-old former police officer according to L’Est Republicain newspaper, was being held for conspiracy to commit rape and sexual […]

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