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Ethiopian Airlines Installed Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Get Training

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines surpassed many carriers by becoming one of the first to install a simulator to teach pilots how to fly the new Boeing 737 Max 8, but the captain of the doomed Flight...

Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines surpassed many carriers by becoming one of the first to install a simulator to teach pilots how to fly the new Boeing 737 Max 8, but the captain of the doomed Flight...

Rescuers Battle Flooding in Desperate Bid to Save Cyclone Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique — The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries on earth, upending the lives of more than one million people in a matter of minutes.Then the floods from Cyclone Idai came...

Rescuers in Southern Africa Battle to Save Cyclone Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique — The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries on earth, upending the lives of more than one million people in a matter of minutes.Then the floods from Cyclone Idai came...

Photos from the Aftermath of Cyclone Idai

A tropical cyclone that struck southern Africa has caused widespread destruction believed to have affected as many as 1.5 million people in three countries. Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in the region in two...

Flooding in Mozambique From Cyclone Idai Made an ‘Inland Ocean,’ Stalling Rescues

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Rescue workers struggled Tuesday to reach areas devastated by a huge cyclone in Mozambique, as heavy rains swelled rivers and further isolated flooded communities in what aid agencies called the worst natural disaster in southern...

Mozambique Cyclone Rescuers Struggle to Reach Victims in ‘Inland Ocean’

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Rescue workers struggled Tuesday to reach areas devastated by a huge cyclone in Mozambique, as heavy rains swelled rivers and further isolated flooded communities in what aid agencies called the worst natural disaster in southern...

Can Ethiopia’s Long Love Affair With Boeing Survive the 737 Max Crash?

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — When Noelle Jalal was a child, her uncle used to take her to the international airport in Addis Ababa to watch the giant Ethiopian Airlines Boeings come and go.For years, the airport in Ethiopia’s...

Cyclone Idai Destroys ‘Ninety Percent’ of a City of Half a Million in Southern...

JOHANNESBURG — A deadly cyclone that struck Mozambique and other countries in southern Africa has nearly obliterated the worst-affected areas, flooding vast stretches of land, destroying roads and dams, and cutting off victims from help.The cyclone, called Idai,...

Cyclone Idai May Be ‘One of the Worst’ Disasters in the Southern Hemisphere

Cyclone Idai, the storm that battered cities, submerged homes and potentially killed hundreds of people in southeastern Africa, may prove to be one of the worst weather-related disasters ever in the Southern Hemisphere, a United Nations official said...

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