Ivanka Trump promotes women’s empowerment in Ethiopia

Politics 04/14/19, 14:05

Far from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia on Sunday while promoting a White House global economic program for women. President Donald Trump's daughter and senior adviser visited a coffee shop and textile company ...

Memorial marks 1 month since Ethiopian Airlines crash

Africa 04/10/19, 11:14

A somber memorial has marked one month since the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the many humanitarian workers killed.Wednesday's event in Ethiopia's capital was organized for 21 United Nations staffers and 12 aid workers killed when the flight crashed minutes after ...

Preliminary report says Ethiopia crew followed Boeing rules

Africa 04/04/19, 03:36

The preliminary report of the data from the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month states that the flight crew performed all procedures from Boeing but could not control the jet.Ethiopia's Minister of Transport Dagmawit Moges made the announcement at ...

Ethiopians hold mass funeral ceremony for crash victims

Africa 03/17/19, 06:12

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 ground.The service came one day after officials ...

Update: Ethiopian Airlines: Probe of recorders begins

Africa 03/15/19, 03:06

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local):11:05 a.m.Ethiopian Airlines says the investigation in France has begun into the flight data and voice recorders of the plane that crashed on Sunday, killing all 157 on board.Ethiopian relatives of crash ...

Pilot quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency: NYT report

Africa 03/15/19, 02:30

The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the airport shortly after takeoff, The New York Times reports.Friday's report cites "a person who reviewed air traffic communications" from Sunday's flight ...

Update: FlyDubai says to continue with Boeing model

Business 03/12/19, 03:13

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local):11:15 a.m.The Mideast budget airline FlyDubai says it will continue to fly Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after reviewing a recent U.S. regulator statement about the aircraft.Rescuers work at the scene of ...

US joins Ethiopian-led investigation at plane crash site

Africa 03/12/19, 02:12

A team of U.S. aviation experts has arrived in Ethiopia to join an investigation into Sunday's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people.As questions grow about the new Boeing plane involved in the crash, the Federal Aviation ...

Update: Plane’s black box is found but is damaged

Africa 03/11/19, 05:40

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reports that the black box has been found from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane. An airline official, however, tells The Associated Press that the box is partially ...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

Africa 03/11/19, 04:56

Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, author and satirist. They were all among the 157 people from 35 countries who ...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

Africa 03/10/19, 18:12

Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, author and satirist. They were all among the 157 people from 35 countries who ...

Timeline of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

Africa 03/10/19, 13:09

The news of the plane crash in Ethiopia shattered more than two years of relative calm in Africa's skies. As millions on the continent headed to church on Sunday morning, an Ethiopian Airlines plane took off on a routine flight ...

No survivors in Ethiopian Airlines crash en route to Kenya

Africa 03/10/19, 09:24

A jetliner carrying 157 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the Ethiopian capital Sunday, killing everyone aboard, authorities said. More than 30 nationalities were among the dead. It was not clear what caused the plane to go down in clear weather. ...

Update: Ethiopian Airlines shares image from crash

Africa 03/10/19, 06:53

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local):2:45 p.m.Ethiopian Airlines has published a photo that appears to show its CEO standing amid the wreckage of the plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa.The airplane crash occurred around ...

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