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World 06 Jan 2018 | 10:03 PM

Egypt orders detention of four men over hot air balloon crash

CAIRO (Reuters) - The public prosecutor in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor ordered the detention of four men pending an investigation into a hot air balloon crash that killed a South African tourist and injured several others, state news agency MENA said on Saturday.

World 10 Aug 2017 | 11:15 PM

Freed al Qaeda hostage says becoming Muslim helped him in ordeal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After nearly six years as a hostage of the Al Qaeda group in Mali, South African tourist Stephen McGowan said he would keep the beard that brushes his chest when he bows to speak into the microphone.

AseanPlus News 23 Nov 2016 | 9:59 AM

Russian pilot killed in Nepal ultralight crash

KATHMANDU: A Russian pilot was killed and a Canadian woman injured when their ultralight aircraft crashed in western Nepal on Wednesday, police said.

AseanPlus News 14 Nov 2016 | 6:51 AM

Nepal finds wreckage of missing ultralight

Kathmandu (AFP) - The wreckage of an ultralight aircraft that disappeared in Nepal last year with two people on board has been found, an aviation official said Monday.

World 30 Jun 2016 | 7:38 AM

Explosions hits main airport in Istanbul, several wounded

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul's main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a turning point in the global fight against terrorism.

World 30 Jun 2016 | 2:26 AM

In Istanbul airport's swift reopening some see resilience, others resignation

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Walking through Istanbul airport to their planes hours after suicide bombers killed 41 people with gunfire and explosives, travellers could almost trace the steps of the attackers from the bullet holes and twisted metal still in full view.

World 29 Jun 2016 | 6:33 AM

Attacker 'randomly opened fire' before Istanbul airport blasts - witness

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One of the attackers in a multiple suicide bombing at Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday "randomly opened fire" as he walked through the terminal building, shortly before three explosions, an eyewitness told Reuters.

Community 07 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Charmed by its splendour

THINKING it was only a typical exhibition, South African tourist Jenny Harris was ‘blown away’ when she set foot inside the Teochew Puppet and Opera House in Lebuh Armenian, Penang.