Newco workers protest in front of a check-in desk at Barcelona's ...
Jan 31st, 2012
(Reuters) - Newco workers protest in front of a check-in desk at Barcelona's airport January 31, 2012. The Newco company was handling the airport services of Spanair. Loss-making Spanish airline Spanair ceased operations on Friday night, grounding all its airplanes after its owner, citing the country's economic crisis, said it would not sink any more money into the company. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS) -
Ethiopia has flown home over 50,000 citizens in Saudi Arabia after a crackdown against illegal immigrants in the oil-rich state, the foreign ministry said Wednesday. "We projected the initial number to be 10,000 but it is increasing," foreign ministry spokesman Dina Mufti told AFP, adding that the final total once the mass airlift ends is... [Full Article]
Demonstrators calling for democratic reform clashed with police Friday in Shiite villages near Manama ahead of an international forum on Middle East security, witnesses said. A Shiite-led uprising to demand changes in the Sunni-ruled kingdom was crushed in March 2011 but almost weekly protests against the authorities have been since staged in Shiit... [Full Article]
By Ed Stoddard MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, South Africa (Reuters) - New infantry-style tactics of concealment and ambush by armed park rangers are credited with turning the tide in the war against poachers of the endangered rhino on one front, in South Africa's Madikwe Game Reserve. Since April, Madikwe rangers previously so under-equipped that they... [Full Article]