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 in Addis Ababa. It was her first stop in Africa ...

Memorial marks 1 month since Ethiopian Airlines crash

World 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 takeoff from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi. All 157 ...

Report on Ethiopian crash ratchets up pressure on Boeing

Business 04/05/19, 12:36

A preliminary report released Thursday on the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month found that pilots followed all recommended procedures issued by Boeing, ratcheting up pressure on the plane maker that critics say has put profits before safety.The findings from the Ethiopian government provide the clearest link yet to a similar ...

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet’s final journey

Business 04/05/19, 12:13

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, the pilots of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 encountered problems with the plane.Almost immediately, a device called a stick shaker began vibrating the captain's control column, warning him that the plane might be about ...

Update: Ethiopian families saddened by air crash report

World 04/04/19, 11:46

The Latest on the reactions to the preliminary report issued by the Ethiopian government on the March 10 crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 jet shortly after takeoff which killed all 157 people on board. (all times local):7:45 p.m.A sister of one of the crash victims of ...

Preliminary report says Ethiopia crew followed Boeing rules

World 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 a press conference Thursday citing data from the doomed plane's ...

Report: Pilots in doomed plane followed emergency steps

World 04/03/19, 13:38

Pilots of an airliner that crashed last month in Ethiopia initially followed Boeing's emergency steps for dealing with a sudden downturn of the nose of their plane but could not regain control, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 ...

Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week

World 03/26/19, 07:55

An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on the plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week. The final report may take months to complete but a preliminary report may be released "anytime soon," said the spokesman for Ethiopia's transport ministry."A date has ...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO says pilots got correct training

World 03/25/19, 08:22

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft.Tewolde Gebremariam said in a statement Monday that the airline owns simulators to help pilots train ...

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

World 03/23/19, 08:09

The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people.Tewolde Gebremariam told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday that after the Lion Air crash off Indonesia in ...

Update: Ethiopian airline defends pilots’ training

World 03/21/19, 11:17

The Latest on the Ethiopian plane crash (all times local):7:15 p.m.Ethiopian Airlines says its pilots went through all the extra training required by Boeing and the U.S. aviation regulator to fly the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed this month, killing all 157 passengers.FILE- In this March 13, 2019, file ...

Ethiopian plane crash victims from Kenya seek compensation

World 03/21/19, 10:52

The families of Kenyan victims of the Ethiopian plane crash are asking their government for legal assistance in pursuing compensation.In an emotional gathering Thursday in the capital of Nairobi, the victims' relatives asked for lawyers to help them pursue their case. One of them, Erick Mwangi, spoke of what could ...

Ethiopians hold mass funeral ceremony for crash victims

World 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 began delivering bags of earth to family members of the ...

5 things to know about Boeing’s problems over new airplane

U.S. 03/16/19, 11:40

Investigators at a lab in France and a field in Ethiopia are looking for clues into the second deadly accident involving Boeing's newest jetliner, while DNA testing has started to identify the remains of victims.As the investigation proceeds, more details have emerged suggesting similarities between Sunday's crash of an Ethiopian ...

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