Boeing makes safety change, Indonesian airline cancels order
JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indonesian airline Garuda said on Friday it would cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing concerns over passenger confidence, as Boeing tried to quell safety worries by making a previously optional cockpit warning light compulsory.
North Korea withdraws from office shared with South weeks after U.S. talks collapse
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in the North on Friday, Seoul officials said. The development will likely put a damper on ties between the Koreas and complicate global diplomacy on the North's nuclear weapons program. Last month, the s
Iraqi president in Mosul after sinking of ferry killed 94
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s president has rushed to the northern city of Mosul and is holding meetings with security officials there over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 94 people.
2 American Service Members Killed In Afghanistan
Two U.S. service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan Friday, the U.S.-led NATO Resolute Support mission in the country said in a brief statement. Their names were being withheld in order to first notify family members.
Death toll jumps as aid workers fight clock to rescue more African cyclone victims
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.