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February 20, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s main airport evacuated in bomb scare

JOHANNESBURG: Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo airport, Africa’s largest, was evacuated on Monday and passengers forced to wait for two hours to return after South African officials identified a suspect bag. Images of the deserted terminal were posted to social media while other photographs showed crowds of passengers waiting on roadways for the all-clear to return

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM SC summons CAA chief over lack of facilities at airports

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) DG and the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) MD to answer questions concerning substandard facilities at the country’s airports and mishandling of luggage. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar passed the order while hearing a suo motu case regarding 5

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM Air India wants to fly over Saudi Arabia on planned Israel route

JERUSALEM: Air India said on Wednesday it plans to begin direct flights to Israel and has proposed they pass through Saudi airspace, a route so far off-limits to Israel-bound commercial planes. Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the 70-year-old airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom 7

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM US winter storm causes travel headaches at NY airport

NEW YORK: A deadly winter storm that walloped a large swath of the United States wreaked havoc on Saturday at several airports, with passengers arriving in New York complaining of being stranded on the tarmac for hours. A "bomb cyclone" that raked the northeastern part of the country with heavy snowfall, glacial temperatures and high winds had forced 1

December 25, 2017 12:00 AM Dense fog disrupts UAE flights

DUBAI: Thick fog on Sunday disrupted flights at major airports in the United Arab Emirates as thousands of foreign residents rushed to travel home for Christmas and the New Year. Dozens of flights were cancelled, diverted or delayed at the three main airports in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. At the Dubai airport, one of the busiest in the world 5

December 25, 2017 12:00 AM Fog disrupts UAE flights

DUBAI: Thick fog on Sunday disrupted flights at major airports in the United Arab Emirates as thousands of foreign residents rushed to travel home for Christmas and the New Year. Dozens of flights were cancelled, diverted or delayed at the three main airports in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. At the Dubai airport, one of the busiest in the world 7

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties: court

WASHINGTON An appeals court on Friday said President Donald Trump´s hotly contested travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries should not be applied to people with strong ties. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers several West Coast states, also said its ruling would be put on hold pending a decision on the latest version 4

November 17, 2017 12:00 AM Swiss govt slaps ‘entry ban’ on Mehran Marri

LONDON: Swiss government has slapped ‘entry ban’ on exiled Baloch leader Mehran Marri. Geo News has exclusively learnt from its credible sources that the ban was placed on request of Pakistani government which handed over a dossier to the government of Switzerland alleging that Mehran Marri – who is widely known as Mehran Baloch – has links with militant 9

October 20, 2017 4:12 AM Crackdown ordered on Pakistani beggars abroad

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to avoid earning a bad name for the country, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to initiate crackdown against Pakistani beggars involved in begging in foreign countries, especially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Apart from this directive, the interior minister issued a host of other orders 10

October 4, 2017 1:24 AM KLCI gets off to muted start, stays above support level of 1,750

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): The FBM KLCI got off to a muted start this morning but stayed above its support level of 1,750-points. Among the early decliners were Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, British American Tobacco (M) Bhd, Star Media Group Bhd, Denko Industrial Corp Bhd, MPHB Capital Bhd, Lii Hen Industries Bhd and Berjaya Auto Bhd. JF Apex Securities 11