British Airways has suspended flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone after the outbreak in West Africa of the Ebola epidemic. Flights to these countries will not be made until December 31st of the current year, reports Agence France-Presse.
"The safety of passengers, crew and ground staff has always been our priority. The coming weeks we will continue to monitor the situation," - said in a statement the airline. Previously the British carrier has announced the termination of flights until September.
In addition British Airways flights to the country, where there were cases of the disease a dangerous virus, overturned several airline companies, such as Emirates, ASKY and Korean Air.
The world health organization (who) on Tuesday, August 26, withdrew its personnel from laboratories in the Eastern part of Sierra Leone. This decision was taken after one of the employees had contracted Ebola. "This is a temporary measure necessary to ensure the safety of our employees," quotes Reuters press Secretary of the organization Christy Feig.
The Ebola outbreak began in February of this year in Guinea, later, the virus has spread to neighboring Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. on 25 August it became known that a dangerous disease reached the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where it has killed at least two people
According to the latest data of the world health organization, the virus has already claimed the lives of 1427 people registered more than 2,600 cases.
Ukrainian family, received the status of refugee, posing as Syrians, began to plead with the authorities of Germany due to the fact that they have canceled the decision when the deception was revealed. Accuse the family of lying was due to the fact that its members bragged to other migrants how easily they managed to fool the authorities.
Moscow will soon withdraw from the United States its Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, according to BuzzFeed News, citing its own sources. According to the newspaper, contrary to earlier information, the diplomat will not take the position of head of the Office for combating terrorism, which is created in the structure of the UN.
Former South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and her administration planned to eliminate the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN. As one of the ways to kill policy was considered an imitation of an accident. The development operation was engaged in the national intelligence of the Republic, says the Japanese newspaper Asahi.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.