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Co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva, seeks asylum – Las Vegas Sun

Co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva, seeks asylumLas Vegas SunPolice stand on the stairs after passengers were evacuated from a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Plane on the airport in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.The aircraft traveling from Addis Abeda, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, landed at Geneva’s … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News By […]

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Authorities: Co-Pilot Took Control of Ethiopian Airlines Plane, Wanted Asylum – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEthiopian Airlines flight 702 on the ground in Geneva, where a hijacker forced the Rome-bound plan to land. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. An Ethiopian Airlines jet en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome was forced to land in Geneva on …Ethiopian plane hijacked to Geneva by co-pilotLos Angeles TimesUPDATE 3-Hijacker held after diverting […]

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Warring sides sign peace pact for torn South Sudan – The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital NewsThe Government of South Sudan and rebels led by former Vice-President Riek Machar have pledged to stop fighting. The ceasefire agreement, which was signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday will also see humanitarian corridors opened to provide …Fighting goes on after South Sudan ceasefire: UNStraits TimesSouth Sudan government, rebels sign ceasefirePakistan […]

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Runner wins Chevron Houston Marathon for second consecutive time – MyFox Houston

MyFox HoustonEthiopia’s Bazu Worku has won his second straight Chevron Houston Marathon with a time of two hours and 7 minutes. The annual event got underway at 7 a.m. as thousands of runners made their way through the 26.2 mile course through the Upper Kirby …Bazu Worku wins second straight men’s Houston MarathonHouston Chronicle (blog) […]

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South Sudan, Rebels Begin Direct Talks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSouth Sudan’s warring parties began peace talks in Ethiopia on Sunday, even as government troops thwarted rebel advances on the country’s capital. Government and rebel negotiators are holding direct talks on a monitored cease-fire as well as the fate of …Gunfire erupts in South Sudan capital as ceasefire talks delayedABC OnlineS. Sudan Ex-VP […]

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S Sudan general killed in fighting – BBC News

BBC NewsA South Sudan army general has been killed in an ambush as government forces advance on the rebel-held town of Bor. In Ethiopia, meanwhile, efforts to get the warring parties in South Sudan to agree a ceasefire continue. Detailed talks between …South Sudan Government, Rebels Begin Peace TalksWall Street JournalGuns muffle South Sudan peace […]

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First real peace talks for South Sudan begin – Washington Post

Washington PostADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two warring factions from South Sudan are holding more advanced peace talks for the first time since conflict began roiling the country Dec. 15. The direct talks began in earnest Sunday, putting representatives of President Salva …South Sudan peace talks face delayFinancial TimesSouth Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of […]

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Military: South Sudan rebels set eyes on capital – USA TODAY

USA TODAYADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Rebels in South Sudan are forcibly recruiting civilians to march on the national capital, the military said, even as representatives of the warring factions gathered in neighboring Ethiopia for the expected start of peace talks …South Sudan Forces Clash With Rebels as Peace Talks Near StartBusinessweekSouth Sudan ceasefire talks […]

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UPDATE 2-South Sudan president declares state of emergency ahead of talks – Reuters

Reuters… slideshows. * Emergency declared in Jonglei, Unity states. * Fighting near the flashpoint town of Bor. * Mediator fears fighting could scupper talks in Ethiopia. * White House says will deny support to those responsible (Recasts with state of emergency).South Sudan Peace Talks to Open in EthiopiaABC NewsSouth Sudan atrocities on the rise, says […]

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South Sudan delegates arrive in Ethiopia for talks – Financial Times

Financial TimesDelegates representing South Sudan’s government and rebels arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Wednesday for talks to try to end nearly three weeks of fighting in the country. But despite both sides agreeing to the negotiations – after pressure …South Sudan’s president declares state of emergencyCNN InternationalSouth Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold […]

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South Sudan rivals to begin peace talks – BBC News

BBC NewsTalks between South Sudan’s government and rebels are due to start in the near future in Ethiopia, say observers. However there has been no immediate halt to hostilities, with reports that heavy fighting is continuing. The conflict erupted more than two weeks …Old Rivalries Reignited a Fuse in South SudanNew York TimesSouth Sudan government, […]

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UPDATE 5-South Sudan rebels agree to talks as fighting rages – Reuters

Reuters… slideshows. * Rebel delegation expected in Ethiopia on Tuesday. * Government forces, rebels clash again in Bor. * African Union threatens targeted sanctions. * Conflict risks sucking in South Sudan’s neighbours (Recasts with peace talks). By Carl Odera …Troops battle militia in key S Sudan cityThe AustralianEthiopia: South Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold TalksVoice […]

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Chicago Marathon: Kenyans Dennis Kimetto and Rita Jeptoo Set Course Records

The Chicago Marathon 2013 was much like other prominent American running races: it was dominated by great Kenyan runners. This time the Kenyans at the front of the finish line, also set new course records. Dennis Kimetto and Rita Jeptoo were the victorious male and female winners. Dennis Kimetto battled fellow Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai to […]