Islamist fighters launched another offensive Wednesday on the airport in Libya`s Benghazi, the final redoubt in the eastern city of an ex-general who has been waging war on them, an AFP correspondent said.
Once vaunted and an object for appropriation of cheap brownie points for Goa's political parties while it was being constructed, Goa's 10-month-young new airport terminal, built at a cost of Rs 345 crore (USD 56.5 million), is suddenly "nobody's child".
In a heart-warming action, city traffic police today created a "green corridor" to facilitate unhindered transport of a donor's heart from a hospital here to the airport to be transplated on a patient at Chennai.
For the second time in two days, the Airport here received a bomb threat call on Wednesday, following which security was intensified and checks carried out at over 20 areas in the premises, police said.
The Kerala Chief Minister said the state would put up a request at the next director board meeting of Cochin International Airport Limited to rename it after veteran congress leader and former State Chief Minister K Karunakaran.
Ukraine said on Monday its forces had ended a rebel blockade of a strategic airport in the east as it traded charges and threats with Russia over violations of their joint border during a weekend of fierce military combat.