Burkina Faso

  • Air Algerie plane with 116 on board crashed, debris found in North Mali July 24, 2014

    Algiers: The remains of Air Algerie flight AH 5017 en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers which crashed on Thursday have been found at Tilemsi, 70km from Gao in northern Mali. The plane had 116 people on board of which 110 were passengers and 6 were cabin crew...
  • Missing Air Algerie plane with 116 on board has crashed: Algerian official July 24, 2014

    Algiers: An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 116 people on board, an Algerian aviation official said. 110 passengers and 6 cabin crew members were on board the flight. The plane had taken off from Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. Air...
  • Algeria loses contact with Air Algerie aircraft with 116 people on board July 24, 2014

    Algiers: Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday. APS said authorities lost contact with flight AH 5017 an hour after it took...
  • Ghana through to World Cup, Egypt misses out November 20, 2013

    Cairo: Ghana have qualified for the World Cup with a 7-3 aggregate win over Egypt in the playoffs to seize the fourth of five African places available at the finals. Egypt won Tuesday's second leg 2-1 in the first international in Cairo in two years, but Ghana progressed because of their...
  • India elected to 47-nation UNHR council May 20, 2011

    United Nations: India and 14 other countries were on Friday elected to the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council, which is based in Geneva. India was not in competition for the seat since there were four countries and four seats for the Asia block. With 189 countries voting, Indonesia received 184 votes, Philippines...