- Ethiopia pilot was distraught over death in family Updated: Feb-18-14 9:46 am
- Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva Updated: Feb-17-14 5:50 pm
- What cease-fire? South Sudan violence persists Updated: Feb-12-14 9:50 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Ethiopian pilot who hijacked a flight to Rome and took it to Geneva recently lost his uncle, a relative said Tuesday, suggesting anguish over the death may have left him on edge.
GENEVA - It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Only then did the terrified passengers - bound for Italy from Addis Ababa - realize something was terribly wrong.
JUBA, South Sudan - Cluster bombs. Rebel forces advancing on a major city. Accusations of continuing attacks. The cease-fire in South Sudan appears to not be holding.