Iran needs 500 airliners over decade

Iran will need 400 to 500 airliners over the next decade to renew its fleet, its aviation chief was quoted as saying.

Germany to mourn Germanwings victims

Germany will hold a memorial service Friday to mourn the victims of last month's Germanwings crash, blamed on a depressed co-pilot believed to have deliberately steered the plane into a mountain.

Vietnam makes massive ivory seizure

Vietnamese customs have seized elephant tusks and rhino horns worth millions of dollars on the black market from a flight arriving from France, officials said Friday.

Nigeria declines UN aid in terror fight

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday told the United Nations his country would not need the help of an international force in the fight against Boko Haram.