British Airways

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 30th, 2012
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Luck betrayed a 65-year-old grandmother, Hassan Fatimat Abike also known as Chika Okoye, who attempted to smuggle 1.740kg of cocaine into London concealed in herbal syrup. It was not her fist time of going to London as the drug was packed in balloons and inserted in 10 plastic containers of herbal sy...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 29th, 2012
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Johannesburg – Defence Minister Sam Makhudu Guluybe is in the US to finalise the purchase of a 300-seater R2bn Boeing for President Jacob Zuma, a report said on Friday. The VIP jet would cost $150m (about R1.26bn) and an extra $80m (about R672.5m) to reconfigure, The Star reported. Also include...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 26th, 2012
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Nigeria has given airlines British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic 30 days to lower fares or face a ban from flying to the West African nation, its aviation minister said on Monday. Britain responded by saying it could take retaliatory action against Nigerian airlines if a ban was imposed, and that ...
By benim
In News
Aug 30th, 2011
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Air France-KLM, British Airways and Lufthansa are the safest airlines in Europe, according to a study ranking the “ten safest airlines” by the Air Transport Rating Agency (ATRA) released Monday. The safest US-based airlines are AMR Corporation, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Southw...
By benim
In Europe
Mar 19th, 2011
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Plot linked to hardline Islamist terror cells in Yemen Fanatic: Computer expert Rajib Karim was – and is – ‘a committed jihadist’, according to the judge A British Airways computer expert was jailed for 30 years today for plotting to launch a 9/11-style terror attack from the ...
By benim
In Europe
Mar 1st, 2011
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Karim, 31, was a ‘mild-mannered, well educated and respectful’ worker but also a secret extremist Terrorist ‘entirely committed’ to jihad, court told He conspired with hate preacher described as ‘bigger threat than bin Laden’ Rajib Karim, 31, a former British Airwa...
By benim
In News
Feb 15th, 2011
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The mother of a teenager who claims he was forced to undergo exorcism to purge him of his disobedience has been jailed. Lydia Erhire has become the first person in the UK to be jailed under forced marriage laws after Edirin Onogeta-Idogun, 17, was sent to Nigeria on holiday and is still there. He cla...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 26th, 2011
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Russian security services warned in December that there were two attack teams primed to carry out attacks, sparking fears there could still be terrorists at large who were prepared to carry out another attack. Intelligence sources said that the squads had established a base, at a house in Moscow, whe...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 25th, 2011
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President Dmitry Medvedev blamed lax security for a suicide bombing at Russia’s busiest airport that killed 35 people as investigators raced to find the organizers of the “terrorist attack.” Medvedev told prosecutors to probe security personnel at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport for possible negligence i...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 24th, 2011
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At least 35 people were killed, reportedly including one Briton, in a suicide bomb blast at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Monday. Russia’s Interfax news agency said a Briton was among the dead following Monday’s suicide bombing. The names of the victims have not yet been released, and th...