Ivanka Trump honors victims of Ethiopian air crash

Politics 04/15/19, 01:48

During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The president's daughter and senior adviser visited Holy Trinity Cathedral Monday, where she met with religious leaders and ...

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 ...

Kenyan families of Ethiopian crash victims to sue

Africa 04/03/19, 10:12

A U.S.-based attorney says eight Kenyan families of people who died in an Ethiopian Airlines crash last month will sue Boeing, the manufacturer of the plane, and the airline for compensation.Carlos A. Velasquez said Wednesday in a press conference in ...

Update: Ethiopian airline defends pilots’ training

Africa 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, ...

Ethiopian plane crash victims from Kenya seek compensation

Africa 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 ...

French president Macron pledges economic growth with Kenya

Europe 03/13/19, 11:46

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday pledged greater partnerships with Kenya in economic development and efforts to improve the environment and to battle regional extremist violence.At the start of his two-day visit to Kenya, Macron met with Kenyan President Uhuru ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kenya flights disrupted by airport workers strike

Africa 03/06/19, 06:51

Hundreds of air passengers were stranded Wednesday in Kenya because of a strike at Nairobi's international airport by the Kenya Aviation Workers Union.Police violently dispersed striking workers who attempted to protest at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.Kenya's military took over ...

Service held for Houston native killed in Nairobi attack

U.S. 01/24/19, 19:15

Family and friends gathered at a Houston cemetery to remember Jason Spindler, one of the 21 people killed in an extremist attack last week in Nairobi at a luxury hotel and shopping complex.The Houston Chronicle reports the 40-year-old was remembered ...

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