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Kenyan registered plane crashes at Bardera airport

Photo/Somali Times A Kenyan airplane crashes at Bardere airport in Gedo region. It is unclear what caused the accident. registered with 5Y WFC, is owned by Buff Air Airlines, which provides a wide range of services for passengers and equipment. The administration of Gedo region spoke to Somali Times that investigations into the incident are

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EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union announced Tuesday that it will reopen its borders to travelers from 14 countries, but most Americans have been refused entry for at least another two weeks due to soaring coronavirus infections in the U.S. Travelers from other big countries like Russia, Brazil and India will also miss out. As

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Europe’s borders reopen but long road for tourism to recover

People enjoy the warm weather on the beach in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, June 13, 2020. Spanish government has announced that the northwestern region of Galicia will move next week to what the government calls “the new normal,” when some rules, such as wearing face masks when social distancing is not possible, will remain in place.

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First UK airport arrivals enter two weeks of quarantine

© Nick Ansell Passengers arriving at Stansted Airport indicated they would follow the new two-week quarantine rule but some said the measure is ‘too much’ (Nick Ansell/PA) By Sam Russell, PA Media Passengers landing at a UK airport and entering a two-week quarantine period indicated that they would follow the rules but some said the

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Turkish Airlines extends flight suspension into June amid pandemic

Photo: Credit Reuters Turkey’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines (THY) announced late Wednesday it was extending the cancellation of its flights amid the coronavirus pandemic. Domestic flights will be grounded until June 4 and international flights until June 10, the carrier said in a statement. The company, which carried more than 74 million passengers last

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EasyJet reveals ‘sophisticated’ hack of customer details

U.K.-based budget airline easyJet said Tuesday that “highly sophisticated” hackers accessed the email addresses and travel details of approximately 9 million customers. It also said that following a “forensic” investigation, it found that the credit card details of only 2,208 people were accessed and that those affected have already been contacted. It added that all

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162 Somali-American, Canadian and British travellers left Mogadishu

Photo/Somali Times Ethiopian Airlines has taken off about 162 people trapped in the city of Adan Adde after being stopped by most of the world, due to Coronavirus. These are Somali-American, Canadian and British who have been isolated in the Somali capital in recent weeks. The US embassy, ​​who had originally arranged the flight, wanted

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Light Kenyan Aircraft Brought Down by Rocket Propelled Grenade in Somalia

A light Kenyan aircraft with 6 crew members has been brought down after getting hit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Somalia while landing. The Embraer 120 plane with tail registration 5Y AXO and belonging to African Express was landing in Bardale town when it was hit with an RPG in what is now believed to

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Trump says immigration measure will be in effect for 60 days, will be evaluated afterward

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will be issuing a temporary suspension of immigration into the United States and the measure will be in effect for

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Coronavirus; State extends ban on foreign flights

The government has extended the ban on international flights by 30 days as it intensifies the fight against spread of coronavirus. An earlier two-week ban that came into effect on March 25, will expire on midnight Sunday. “After serious consideration of the situation, the government has extended the ban [on international flights] for another 30

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