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Chicago airport issues measles alert days after exposure

Passengers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport were exposed to the measles, according to state health officials, who confirmed an international traveler arrived in the US with the highly contagious disease. On Sunday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released a measles alert, warning travelers that an individual with a confirmed case of the measles arrived at Chicago O’Hare International ...

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Arrival of Turkish star soccer player leads to scuffles at Istanbul Airport (VIDEO)

The arrival of renowned Turkish soccer player Arda Turan in Istanbul was marked with scuffles between police and fans, who were a bit too eager to greet the star. Emotions soared in Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Saturday, when around 200 fans of İstanbul Başakşehir FC gathered to greet their team’s new player. Renowned midfielder Arda Turan has returned to the ...

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‘You may be infected’: Measles alert at Newark Airport as highly contagious disease case confirmed

Passengers who traveled through Newark Airport in New Jersey were issued a measles exposure warning on Friday after the Department of Health confirmed one person with the highly contagious disease had been there ten days ago. “On January 2, 2018, an international traveler with a confirmed case of measles—a highly contagious disease—arrived in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport ...

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Firefighters battle huge blaze beside Dublin airport (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 14:55 Eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade were required to tackle an enormous blaze that broke out beside Ireland’s main airport. Emergency services were alerted to the fire at St Margaret’s scrap metal recycling facility in north Dublin Wednesday, a site to the west of the airport’s main terminals. Dublin Fire Brigade released video footage ...

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Sofia airport evacuated due to bomb threat – reports

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:48 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 13:02 Sofia airport in Bulgaria is being evacuated due to a security alert over a bomb threat. The evacuations were ordered by the interior ministry following a “malicious” phone call at 1.20pm local time Wednesday, according to Bulgarian news agency Bgnes. Police units immediately attended the scene. Police canine ...

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Berlin’s cash-guzzling main airport needs hundreds millions more to be ready – media

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 18:03 Despite being under construction for over a decade, the cash-guzzling Berlin-Brandenburg airport needs hundreds of millions of Euros in fresh funding to complete lingering building works, German media have revealed. Senior executives of the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) corporation, which runs Berlin’s airports, reportedly informed the supervisory board at the end of last ...

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Gone in 30 seconds: Homeless man at Paris airport takes €490,000 from unlocked office & vanishes

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 23:51 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 23:51 Christmas came early for a homeless man at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport who stumbled on two bags of cash holding €490,000, after he “accidentally” leaned on a door at one of the terminals. The man, only identified by airport police as a 40-year old of North African ...

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Atlanta airport travel chaos as power outage hits world’s busiest hub

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 20:12 Edited time: 17 Dec, 2017 21:26 Travellers have been left stranded after a power cut grounded all flights at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, one of the world’s busiest travel hubs. Staff at the airport are said to be working to restore power after the outage struck at around 1:15pm local time. All outgoing ...

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Knife-wielding man prompts Dutch police to open fire at Amsterdam Airport

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 16:19 Edited time: 15 Dec, 2017 16:57 Dutch police opened fire after a man threatened to use a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. Authorities had to briefly clear the main entrance of the building. “A man at Schiphol was shot by the military police after threatening with a knife. Situation safe,” the Marechaussee police service said ...

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Berlin's money-guzzling airport could open 8 years overdue with ‘prefab metal box’ for terminal

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 00:47 A desperate plan to speed up the opening of Berlin’s infamously over-budget, behind-schedule airport calls for the use of a “prefab metal box” in lieu of the much-anticipated but incomplete main terminal. Under the plan, Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER) could open in 2020. BER Director Engelbert Lütke Daldrup, the fourth successive person in charge of ...

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