Hero French pilot in Entebbe hijacking dies aged 95

World Mar 28, 2019

Hero French pilot in Entebbe hijacking dies aged 95

A French pilot hailed for bravery during a hijacking drama targeting Jews on an Air France flight in 1976 has died aged 95, his son told AFP on Wednesday. Michel Bacos was flying from Tel Aviv to Paris when Palestinian and German radicals hijacked the ...

Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebel attack in Congo kills at least five

World Dec 24, 2018

Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebel attack in Congo kills at least five

At least five people, including four civilians, were killed in an attack by suspected Ugandan rebels in DR Congo, an AFP correspondent and witnesses said on Sunday. The attack by Uganda-based Allied Democratic Forces targeted the locality of Masiani in the Beni region of eastern ...