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Two pilots’ flying licences suspended for 5 years for mid-air brawl

India’s civil aviation regulator has suspended the flying licences of two pilots for five years for a mid-air brawl in the cockpit of an international flight of a private carrier on New Year’s Day.

Davido’s luggage impounded at Lagos airport over aide’s attack on security personnel

Security agencies attached to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have impounded 17 check-in luggage of the Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Taiwan calls China’s new aviation routes in Taiwan Strait “irresponsible act”

Taiwan’s government has called China’s recent unilateral expansion of civil aviation routes in the Taiwan Strait an “irresponsible act” that threatens regional security, in the latest row between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria

The Turkish authorities have expressed their readiness to enter into an agreement with the Federal Government to stop further illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.

Proposed drone usage regulations meet resistance in Malawi

The government of Malawi has drafted new regulations on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. Authorities say the move helps protect people's security and privacy, but some drone operators are against the proposed changes.

Algerian pilots suspended for allowing child to control domestic flight

Two pilots of Air Algerie have been suspended for allowing a 10-year-old orphaned boy to control a domestic passenger flight in fulfilment of his dreams.


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Lionel Messi joins Argentina training ahead of Italy clash

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NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

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China, Russia welcome Korean peace efforts with diplomacy in overdrive

China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.

Super Eagles remain 52nd in latest FIFA world rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.