Sinn Feins Martin McGuinness dies age 66

Sinn Feins Martin McGuinness dies age 66

Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander turned politician has died aged 66 on 21 March. McGuinness was a young street fighter for the IRA, later becoming a politician and a peacemaker to help end Northern Irelands 30-year conflict. After a decade as deputy first minister of the British province, McGuiness stepped down from his post in January 2017, choosing not to stand for re-election in a snap election. 4 days ago
South Sudan: 49 people survive as passenger plane crash lands

South Sudan: 49 people survive as passenger plane crash lands

Forty-three passengers and six crew members on board a passenger plane that crash-landed at a South Sudan airport on Monday (20 March) have survived, officials confirmed. The airport in the northwestern South Sudan city of Wau is located near the Chinese UN peacekeepers who helped in rescue efforts and doused the aircraft. 4 days ago