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Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, is widely seen as posing a significant challenge to the Ugandan president.

Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

The attack underscored the fragility of the latest peace push in the North African nation, which has been beset by turmoil since 2011.

Driver rams French airport terminal before runway chase

Driver rams French airport terminal before runway chase

French police arrested a man Monday following a high-speed car chase on the runway at Lyon airport after he rammed his car into a terminal and drove through the building.

Basra airport targeted by rocket fire as violent protests grip Iraq

Basra airport targeted by rocket fire as violent protests grip Iraq

Iraqi security sources said three Katyusha rockets fired by unknown assailants had hit the perimeter of the airport, although no damage or casualties had been reported.

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

The only working airport in Tripoli reopened on Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan capital last week, the transport ministry said.

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

The United Nations has brokered a ceasefire between groups that had been fighting for more than a week in the chaos-ridden oil producer's capital.

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

The airport in China's southern city of Shenzhen shut one of its runways for three hours after an emergency landing by a Capital Airlines flight.

Kochi airport may resume operations on August 26

Kochi airport may resume operations on August 26

Direct flights from Doha to Kochi may resume on August 26 as the Kerala airport plans to reopen that day.

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

A Yemeni rebel attack killed 12 soldiers south of the battleground Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Friday, military and medical sources said.

Power outage stops flights at Hamburg airport

Power outage stops flights at Hamburg airport

Hamburg airport has 200 incoming and outbound flights on an average on Sunday.

Jet skids off runway causing Kathmandu airport chaos

Jet skids off runway causing Kathmandu airport chaos

The jet was speeding down the Tribhuvan International Airport runway when the pilots detected a problem and aborted takeoff.

Clashes as French police clear anti-airport protest camp

Clashes as French police clear anti-airport protest camp

French anti-capitalist activists clashed with riot police at burning barricades Monday during a huge security operation to clear a rural protest camp at the site of an abandoned airport project.