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Atlanta-bound Delta Air plane catches fire mid air, makes emergency landing in Lagos

    Delta Air plane in the early hours of Wednesday, made emergency landing at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos shortly after taking off when the pilot of the plane noticed that the left engine of the aircraft caught fire mid-air in-flight. The pilot of the Delta Air flight DL055 (ATL) ETG

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World’s Tallest Man meets World’s Shortest Woman in Egypt

Newsweek   Sultan Kösen, 8 feet 3 inches, is considered the tallest man in the world. He met Jyoti Amge—the shortest woman in the world—on Friday at the Giza pyramids in Egypt, Reuters reported Sunday. The Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board invited the record-breakers as part of an initiative to increase once-lively tourism in

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U S visa appointments to hold despite govt shutdown

    United States visa  processes across the world may not be disrupted  following government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, the Nation reports, All but the most essential operations of the US government are affected including the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. There were fears that all US offices

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Passengers stranded at Abuja Airport as Flights Delay, Cancel at Abuja Airport over bad weather

    Most passengers were stranded as some domestic and international airlines on Wednesday delayed or cancelled their flights at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, due to adverse weather conditions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the affected flights involved are Air Peace, Dana Air, Arik Air, Azman and Air

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Nazareth cancels Christmas, cites Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Newsweek   Nazareth, the mostly Muslim town in current-day Israel where Christians believe Jesus Christ was raised, canceled all Christmas celebrations this year, saying that President Donald Trump had taken the joy out of the holiday. The decision by Mayor Ali Salam to cancel festivities was made in protest of Trump’s decision to

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Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe, wife on 1st trip abroad since resigning

Associated Press   Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, have traveled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the military and ruling party, the presidential spokesman said Tuesday. Mugabe, 93, has gone on his annual leave and for routine medical checkups, spokesman

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