22 May 2018

Kenya issues 60 day ultimatum to expatriates: ‘Get valid permits or be deported’

“Expatriates working in Kenya have been given 60 days to regularise their status with the authorities as the government intensifies a crackdown on illegal foreign workers in the country.” Source: Kenya issues 60 day ultimatum to expatriates: ‘Get valid permits or be deported’ | Africanews

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16 May 2018

Red Alert Issued For Aviation As Kilauea Spews ‘Vog’ 12,000 Feet Into Sky

“A massive ash plume rising from a fissure on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has caused authorities to issue a red alert for airplanes in the region for the first time since the mountain suddenly ramped up its activity nearly two weeks ago. What scientists have dubbed ‘vog’ – a combination of

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16 May 2018

New Beijing airport aiming to be the world’s busiest

“Daxing, a mega aviation hub to serve the Chinese capital and other cities in the northeast, will have eight runways and handle over 100 million people” Source: New Beijing airport aiming to be the world’s busiest | Asia Times

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07 May 2018

The Pentagon may beat Uber and Tesla in the race over self-driving vehicles

“Forget Uber, Waymo and Tesla: The next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon. ‘We’re going to have self-driving vehicles in theater for the Army before we’ll have self-driving cars on the streets,’ Michael Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, told lawmakers at a hearing

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02 May 2018

Singapore Airport To Use Facial Recognition To Track Lost and Late Travelers

“Singapore’s Changi airport is testing out facial recognition systems but not for law enforcement purposes. The airport should have the capability within the next year to recognize and identify the faces of travelers who are late for their flight.” Source: Singapore Airport To Use Facial Recognition To Track Lost and Late Travelers

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23 Apr 2018

Canadian lynched in Peru as locals accuse him of murder

“Officials in Peru are investigating the lynching of a Canadian man in the remote Amazon region of Peru.” Source: Canadian lynched in Peru as locals accuse him of murder – BBC News

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19 Apr 2018

WWII bomb removal to force evacuation around Berlin′s main station

“An 800-meter area will be evacuated on Friday morning to allow authorities to defuse a 500-kilogram World War II bomb. Police said there was no immediate danger from the unexploded device.” Source: WWII bomb removal to force evacuation around Berlin′s main station | News | DW | 18.04.2018

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13 Apr 2018

German aid worker kidnapped in Niger

“A German aid worker has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Niger.” Source: German aid worker kidnapped in Niger – BBC News

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09 Apr 2018

The death toll for rising aviation accidents: 133 troops killed in five years

” In the last three weeks, six military aviation crashes have killed 16 pilots or crew — a tragic development that has cast a spotlight on a growing crisis: Accident rates have soared over the last five years for most of the military’s manned warplanes.” Source: The death toll for

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05 Apr 2018

European tourists were not kidnapped in Cameroon, tour operator says

“A group of European tourists traveling in southwest Cameroon were not kidnapped, their Swiss tour operator said on Wednesday, contradicting government reports that separatist militants had held them hostage.” Source: European tourists were not kidnapped in Cameroon, tour operator says

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