Hong Kong riot police curb airport protest after clashes

Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. Pro-democracy protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach[…]

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Passengers flee two blasts at brussels airport

Brussels’ Zaventem Airport has been evacuated on Tuesday following two explosions that rocked the departure’s hall, reported an Al Arabiya News Channel correspondent. The cause of the two explosions are unknown, according to Belgian media reports. Unconfirmed reports say one of the explosions occurred near the American Airlines check-in desk.[…]

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Two wounded in blast at Istanbul airport

An explosion at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport wounded two cleaning staff on a plane, but the cause of the blast was not clear, Pegasus airline said on Wednesday. Pegasus said the blast occurred at 2:05 am (7.05 p.m. Et Tuesday) when no passengers were in the area and that operations[…]

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Third suspect still at large after garage heist

Police have launched a manhunt for a third suspected robber involved in a cigarette van heist at the BP garage at the Cape Town International Airport. One robber was shot dead and another injured in a shoot-out with security guards on Wednesday. Witnesses told News24 the trio had pulled up[…]

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D-day for poo protesters

The sentencing of nine men found guilty of contravening the Civil Aviation Act after dumping faeces at Cape Town International Airport is expected to be handed down at the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The group were found guilty in February. The men, including Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement leaders Andile[…]

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