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Africa Tightens Ebola Travel Curbs

August 21, 2014

African countries on Thursday tightened travel curbs in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring WHO warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas.
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Africa Tightens Ebola Travel Curbs

Swiss To Stop Zurich-Ukraine Flights

August 21, 2014

Swiss International Airlines, a Lufthansa subsidiary, said it will withdraw its service from Zurich to Kiev from October 1.
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Swiss To Stop Zurich-Ukraine Flights

Tunisia, Cairo Airport Cancel Flights To Libya

August 21, 2014

Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport have cancelled all flights to Libya, officials in the three countries said on Thursday.
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Iceland Evacuates Area North Of Rumbling Volcano

August 20, 2014

Iceland's civil protection agency has decided to evacuate an area north of the country's Bárðarbunga volcano, saying it could not rule out an eruption.
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Iceland Evacuates Area North Of Rumbling Volcano

Hamas Threatens Further Attacks On Tel Aviv Airport

August 19, 2014

The armed wing of the Hamas Islamist militant group that dominates Gaza has threatened to aim more rocket fire at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv and cautioned international airlines to avoid it.
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Hamas Threatens Further Attacks On Tel Aviv Airport

FAA Bars US Carriers From Flying Over Syria

August 18, 2014

The US Federal Aviation Administration has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing armed conflict and volatile security environment poses a "serious potential threat" to civil aircraft.
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FAA Bars US Carriers From Flying Over Syria

France Remains Tourism World Champion

August 12, 2014

France kept its title as the world's top tourist destination in 2013, drawing nearly 85 million visitors as Chinese interest intensified and North Americans surged back to the country.
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France Remains Tourism World Champion

Lufthansa, Austrian Extend Arbil Flight Suspension

August 11, 2014

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have suspended flights to Arbil in northern Iraq until further notice.
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Lufthansa, Austrian Extend Arbil Flight Suspension

British Airways Suspends Liberia, Sierra Leone Flights

August 5, 2014

British Airways has suspended flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of the month due to public health concerns.
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British Airways Suspends Liberia, Sierra Leone Flights

Pakistan's Quetta Airport Hit By Bomb And Gun Attack

August 14, 2014

A man was killed and two policemen were wounded in an attack on Quetta airport in western Pakistan on Thursday night, officials said, but the attackers did not breach the perimeter.
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