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Bad weather seen as probable cause of fatal Air Algerie crash

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PARIS/OUAGADOUGOU - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

Air France ends diversion from Mali crash site 3:27pm BST

PARIS - Air France-KLM ended on Friday a temporary "precautionary measure" which diverted its traffic away from the site in northern Mali of the crashed Air Algerie airline, the French group said.

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Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people found in Mali 10:52am BST

ALGIERS/BAMAKO - Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria. | Video

Bad weather likely cause of fatal Air Algerie crash - French officials 10:41am BST

PARIS - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

France sends troops to secure crash site of Air Algerie plane 2:35am BST

PARIS - France said on Friday it had sent a military unit to secure the site of the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crewmembers which was found in Mali close to the border with Burkina Faso.

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Mali, northern rebels agree on 'roadmap' for peace talks 12:32am BST

ALGIERS - Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels on Thursday signed an agreement for a roadmap toward securing a broader peace deal to end decades of uprisings in the north.

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French warplanes search Mali desert for crashed Air Algerie plane 24 Jul 2014

ALGIERS - French warplanes and U.N. helicopters scoured the north of Mali on Thursday for the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed carrying 110 passengers, nearly half of them French, from Burkina Faso to Algiers. | Video

Wreckage of Air Algerie flight found south of Malian town of Gao- state tv 24 Jul 2014

DAKAR - The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crewmembers has been found south of the Malian town of Gao close to the border with Burkina Faso, Malian state television said on Thursday.

Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north 24 Jul 2014

BAMAKO - Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on Thursday that the wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight had been spotted in his country's desert north.

France says Air Algerie plane still missing, 'probably' crashed 24 Jul 2014

PARIS - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Thursday that an Air Algerie flight with more than 100 people on board which disappeared over Mali was still missing, but had probably crashed.