Witnesses say cargo plane crashes at airport in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Witnesses say a cargo plane has crashed at the international airport in Somalia's capital. There was s no immediate confirmation of any casualties. Photos ...

Guatemalan president tests positive for new coronavirus

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Friday (Sept. 18) he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but he told a local radio station he feels well. Giammattei, 64, has multiple sclero...

Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flight...

Lightning kills 7 in Cambodia, storm hits land in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A tropical storm made landfall in central Vietnam on Friday, killing one person, while seven people died in a lightning strike in neighboring Cambodia. The lig...

Taiwan's southernmost airport considers charter flights from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charter flight will take off from the Philippines capital Manila on Sept. 21, carrying five aviation inspectors and 12 engineers. Its destination: Hengchun Airport, in P...

Storm Ianos lashes Greece, leaving migrant boat in distress

Storm Ianos, classed by forecasters as a rare hurricane-like "medicane," downed trees and caused flooding and power outages on Greece's Ionian islands on Friday, packing winds of up to 1...

Coronavirus: India's public health system on the verge of collapse

Hospitals in India have become overwhelmed due to an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. Authorities in the capital in Delhi have instructed 33 private hospitals to reserve 80% of their intensiv...

Taiwan's NCSIST denies rumors domestic UAV is new configuration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) issued a press release Wednesday evening (Sept. 16) to clarify the second-generation Teng Yun unmanned aer...

Vietnam resumes limited flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam has resumed flights to Taiwan and several other Asian destinations following a months-long halt on international flights to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Air rout...

The Latest: Vietnam to resume int'l flights, but not tourism

Vietnam will resume international commercial flights connecting the country to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Asia Today: Vietnam to resume international flights

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will resume international commercial flights connecting the country to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus out...

Seeping under doors, bad air from West's fires won't ease up

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Putrid, dangerous air spewing from massive wildfires on the West Coast is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and keeping people ...

UN warns of Yemen famine, no aid from Saudis, UAE, Kuwait

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human chief warned Tuesday “the specter of famine” has returned to conflict-torn Yemen and for the first time singled out Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwa...

Myanmar opposition party seeks polls delay due to COVID-19

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s main opposition party, the military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party, has joined 23 other political parties in asking the state Union Election Commission ...

DHL Global Forwarding connects three continents with dedicated flight

The China-Netherlands-U.S.-South Korea airfreight charter is developed with the demands of the life science and healthcare sector in mind The Covid-19 pandemic saw shippers leverage DHL Global Forward...