Nigeria has closed its main airport in the capital, Abuja, for six weeks to permit badly wanted repairs to be carried out. It comes after airways threatened to stop flying there due to safety considerations over the state of the runway.
From now, these wishing to travel to Abuja are being encouraged to as a substitute fly to the northern metropolis of Kaduna, 190km away. Ethiopian Airlines is at present the one company offering international flights to Kaduna, which has been hit just lately by a spate of kidnappings. The government has arrange a devoted Abuja Airport Closure website, the place passengers can e-book free bus tickets for the 2-hour journey by street. At least 61 folks have died in fierce dust storms throughout 4 Indian states since Sunday evening, with officials warning of more unhealthy climate to return. High-velocity winds and lightning devastated many villages, bringing down homes and leaving dozens injured. The northern state of Uttar Pradesh reported the highest dying toll – 38.… Read More
Earlier on Saturday, hundreds of protesters, demanding electoral reform, tried to storm the area. The protesters, mostly supporters of the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, need adjustments to the electoral fee that oversees elections. At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium within the northern Angolan city of Uige, native officers say. Hundreds more were reported to have been injured when supporters stormed the gates after failing to realize entry. Some of those who fell turned trapped and suffocated on the venue on Friday, a medical official stated. Witnesses said the gang trying to gain access would have taken the stadium past its 8,000 capability.
The buildings evacuated included seven care houses, a clinic and a Continental tyre plant. Kenya has opened a significant new railway between the port city of ] and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early. President Uhuru Kenyatta mentioned in the course of the launch that the $three.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded line signalled a brand new chapter within the country. He warned that he would authorise the execution of vandals after four individuals have been arrested damaging sections of a guardrail.
The base in Balakliya, near Kharkiv, is around 100km from fighting …Read More
There is no V-room at London Heathrow, so any bookings will be refunded routinely. The storm, dubbed “Snowmageddon” and “Snowzilla”, has weakened and headed into the Atlantic Ocean. It affected some 85 million individuals, at one level slicing the power to 300,000 people. The heaviest fall was recorded in Glengary, West Virginia, which had 42in. At least 30 people have been killed in an air strike on a market near the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, witnesses say.
Hundreds of troops have been deployed to rescue these caught up in the flooding, alongside helicopters and lifeboats. The only functioning airport within the Libyan capital Tripoli will reopen its airspace on Wednesday afternoon after clashes between rival militias pressured it to close two weeks in the past, the airport administration mentioned. “The carriers are anticipated to resume flights by the start of subsequent week “ the administration mentioned. The facility, a former U.S military basei, closed twice this month due to indiscriminate shelling but no severe damages have been reported. A automobile bomb exploded in Syria’s capital Damascus on Thursday inflicting damages however no casualties, state media said, the third such blast in a city underneath government management this week. State news agency …Read More