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MH370: Debris spotted by satellite disappear upon investigation

Debris thought to be from a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was spotted by satellites in the Indian Ocean days after its disappearance, but by the time boats and planes went to investigate it had vanished.
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Report: Newly-acquired Zimbabwe Airways’ Boeing ‘sold to US firm for spare parts’

One of the Boeing aircraft recently bought by Zimbabwe for a new state airline has been sold to a US firm for spare parts, a newspaper has claimed.
The poisoning of the Skripals earlier in March triggered a major diplomatic crisis between the United Kingdom and Russia [Reuters]

Group: Second suspect in Skripal poisoning identified

Researchers from investigative collective Bellingcat claim they have identified the second suspect involved in the Skripal poisoning case.

Report: Robert Mugabe son-in-law investigated over new Zimbabwean deal

Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law is being investigated by a special anti-corruption unit in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office, a newspaper reported Monday.
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MH370 report: Malaysia aviation chief resigns

The head of Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator resigned Tuesday after an official report found failings in air traffic control when Flight MH370 disappeared.
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MH370 investigators say controls were likely deliberately manipulated

Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible.
Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on 17 July 2014. Igor Kovalenko-EPA

G7 wants Russia to explain role in MH17 downing four years ago

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations on Sunday called on Russia “to account for its role” in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which killed all 298 people on board.

Malaysian MH370 hunt finds two 19th-century shipwrecks

The unsuccessful hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has instead found two 19th-century shipwrecks, the Western Australia Museum has said.

US company resumes search for missing Malaysian airliner

A new attempt by a private ocean survey company is under way to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly four years after it mysteriously disappeared.

US firm seals deal to resume Malaysia Airlines MH370 hunt

Malaysia has agreed to allow a US exploration firm to resume the hunt for flight MH370, the transport minister said Friday, a year after the search was suspended.

United Nations defines standards for global flight tracking

The United Nations has defined new technical standards to guarantee the seamless tracking of aircraft and to prevent flights from disappearing off the radar.

Russia ‘regrets’ EU decision to extend sanctions

Moscow on Friday said it "regrets" the decision of EU leaders this week to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia for a further six months over its meddling in Ukraine.

Ryanair to recognise unions to stop strike

The Irish carrier said it would hold talks with unions in Ireland, Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal to recognise them as long as they established a committee made up solely of Ryanair pilots.

US company offers to fund renewed search for MH370

Relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 have demanded Malaysia accept a US exploration firm's offer to take up the hunt for the aircraft, which was suspended earlier this year.

EU slaps new sanctions on Russia over Crimea turbines

The EU expanded its Russia sanctions blacklist Friday, targeting three people including the deputy energy minister and three companies involved in diverting gas turbines sold by German firm Siemens to Russian-annexed Crimea.

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NASA scraps all-women spacewalk for lack of well-fitting suits

The United States space agency NASA scrapped on Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station (ISS).

ILO governing body elects Peru Alfaro Espinosa chairperson

The 335th Session of the Governing Board (GB) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has elected Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa, as its new Chairperson, until June 2019.
Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa has stated that the poor pitch of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba contributed to the team’s uninspiring display against the Pirates of Seychelles Friday.

U-23 AFCONQ: Ahmed Musa doles out N4 million to Nigerian team

Super Eagles’ acting skipper Ahmed Musa has fulfilled his promise of giving the Nigeria U-23 team a million naira for every goal they score against their Libyan counterparts in their return leg clash.

Police confirm abduction of Catholic priest in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday confirmed the abduction of a Christian cleric, Rev. Father John Bako, at Ankuwa village in Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

TUC: Inflation has eroded N30,000 minimum wage purchasing power

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has hinted that inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30,000 national minimum wage, recently passed by the Senate.