Who Loses When a Country Puts Citizenship Up for Sale?
The United Arab Emirates has undertaken a brazen plan to deal with its stateless population. It could set a dangerous precedent.
Yemeni Plane’s Black Box Is Found
Search teams have successfully retrieved one of the “black box” flight recorders from a Yemeni airliner that crashed in late June near the island nation of Comoros in the Indian Ocean.
Data Recorder Recovered From Lost Yemeni Flight
Officials in Comoros say investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder from a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed in the Indian Ocean on June 30.
Black Boxes Are Detected From Yemeni Jet
France announced on Sunday that search teams had detected the acoustic beacons from the two flight recorders of a Yemeni jet that crashed last week in the Indian Ocean.
Yemenia Crash Stirs Calls for Stronger Watchdogs
Bahia Bakari arrived in Paris on Thursday for an emotional reunion with her father, just as the French media raised new concerns about air safety.
152 Dead in Crash, and One Story of Survival
The relatives of the young girl who survived the crash on Tuesday related how she clung to the wreckage.
Child Rescued After Crash of Yemeni Jet
Teams searching the Indian Ocean for survivors of the crash on Tuesday have rescued a child alive, officials said.
France: Mercenary Sentenced
A court sentenced Bob Denard, France’s best-known mercenary, to a year in prison for his role in mounting a coup in the Comoro Islands off southeast Africa in 1995.
Greece Seizes Boat Loaded With Explosives
Greek law enforcement officials say they are considering possibility that boat they found and seized off country's western coast with 680 tons of explosives was part of terrorist plot; say it is extremely rare for boats to hold such large quantity of explosives as cargo; note boat was flying flag from Comoros, which is considered flag of convenience, and had crew from Ukraine and Azerbaijan (S)
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Federal authorities charged that US Embassy bombing in Kenya was orchestrated by Islamic terorrist from Comoros, Haroun Fazil, who reported directly to Osama bin Laden, Saudi exile who operating from Afghanistan; $2-million reward is posted for Fazil, who has eluded arrest since warrant was issued late in August; Fazil is accused of murder and conspiracy to murder and could face life in prison or death penalty; Wadih el Hage, Texas man described as aide to bin Ladin in Sudan in 1994, is charged with making false statements and held in New York without bail; US Atty Mary Jo White says Fazil was 'major player' in Kenyan cell of bin Laden's terrorist group; Fazil is accused of driving truck that led vehicle carrying bomb to embassy site; el Hage, who was questioned about bin Laden last year, reportedly shared house in Nairobi with Fazil, having moved there from Sudan, before returning to US in 1997; photo (M)