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Nigeria says a former ambassador among victims



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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – The latest Ethiopian Airlines accident (always local):

11 p.m.

The ministry of foreign affairs in Nigeria says that before an ambassador among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines accident.

A statement says Abiodun Oluremi Bashua was a retired career leaver who served in different abilities in Iran, Austria and Ivory Coast.

He says that the ambassador, born in 1951, was an "experienced US expert" with experience in a number of United Nations peacekeeping in Africa.

All of the 157 people died when the plane crashed after it went away from Addis Ababa.

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10:30 p.m.

The World Food Program confirms that two of the eight Italian victims on board the Jetet Ethiopian Airlines work for the US agency in Rome.

WFP spokeswoman noted the victims such as Virginia Chimenti and Maria Pilar Buzzetti.

Three other Italians worked for the dynamic agency based on Bergamo, Africa Tremila: Carlo Spini, his wife, Gabriella Viggiani and treasurer, Matteo Ravasio.

In addition, Paolo Dieci, a prominent support advocate with the International Committee for the Development of People, called by his acronym CISP was killed.

Also, among the Italian deaths, Sebastiano Tusa, a distinguished underwater archaeologist and Sicilian regional assessor at the Ministry of Culture. RAI state television said he was going to Malindi, Kenya to take part in the UNESCO conference on the protection of underground aquatic cultural heritage in Africa, which opens on Monday.

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10:15 p.m.

U.N's officer says that the United Nations expects about a dozen passengers associated with the world movement on the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed outside Addis Ababa killing all the 157 people aboard, but it could be more.

The officer said, speaking on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter, on Sunday that national representatives that could have been leading to U.N meetings, including the U.N Environment Program assembly, would not be included in the account.

U.N. High Commissioner for Filippo Grandi Refugees have some colleagues among the victims.

Earlier, General Secretary Antonio Guterres said that he was "very bad" by the accident involving U.N staff, according to a statement by the U.N spokesman. Stephane Dujarric, who gave no details.

–By Edith M. Lederer

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10:10 p.m.

The British girl's father of the name Joanna Toole told the DevonLive website that he had reported that he was among the people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Adrian Toole said that her 36-year-old daughter, Joanna, was traveling for her work to the UN.

He told the website that she was a great environment that had worked on animal welfare issues since she was a child.

He said "Joanna's job was not a job, she was his occupation."

Adrian Toole said her daughter used to bring home pigeons and rats that needed care and had traveled to remote Ferries to try to stop the whales there.

She is one of the seven countries being confirmed to die in the crash.

According to his Facebook page, he worked for the U.N Food and Agriculture Organization.

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9:55 p.m.

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, says he was very frightened by the crash of Ethiopian Airlines that killed 157 people, including 18 Canadians.

Trudeau said in a statement that he joins the international community mourning so many lives. He says that the Canadian government provides consular support and works with local authorities to collect further information.

He said he reached out to the president of Kenya and Ethiopian's prime minister. The plane left from Addis Ababa and went to Nairobi.

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9:40 p.m.

The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an inquiry into the Ethiopian Airlines crash because of the 157 homicides of French citizens.

The office of prosecutor announced the Sunday decision, without expanding. There is a standard procedure when French citizens are killed abroad.

The French government announced that eight people in France are among the victims and have opened up a crisis center for victims families, but does not release their identity. The airline says that seven of the French citizens are among the victims. The reason for the inconsistency is not clear immediately in the chaos after the accident.

Separately, the French air crash authority, known as BEA, said that it would probably be part of the Ethiopia-led investigation because the France Safran company is jointly producing Boeing engines along with General Electric.

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9:25 p.m.

U.N's High Commissioner for Refugees saying "with sadness and great shock" that refugee agency colleagues are among the victims of Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

A statement by Filppo Grandi says his office is working to confirm how many colleagues were on board the plane and crash soon after removing Addis Ababa to Nairobi.

Both cities are centers for humanitarian workers.

The statement also states that "UN colleagues and other partners are also on board."

None of the 157 people on board had survived.

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8:40 p.m.

The UN secretary says he is "very bad" by the Ethiopian Airlines crash outside Addis Ababa and sends his sympathy to the victims' families, which includes U.N staff.

The statement from the spokesman for Antonio Guterres does not give any details on the victims but says that U.N. working closely with Ethiopia authorities.

The Ethiopian Airlines list of 35 countries represented by the victims states that one U.N passport.

The plane went to Nairobi, where the U.N environment summit starts on Monday.

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8:25 p.m.

The Representatives of the Ethiopian House of People have stated on Monday a national day of grief for all of the victims of the crash on the Sunday of Ethiopian Airlines plane shortly after going after Addis Ababa.

Office First Minister, Abiy Ahmed, says the accident cause will be communicated promptly to the public as the news comes in. "

The prime minister visited the accident site earlier on Sunday, as was the airline's CEO. The plane had been on the way to Nairobi.

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7:55 p.m.

The identity of the 157 victims of the Ethiopian Airlines accident continues to emerge, with sympathy.

Many of the 35 victims' countries are urgent to confirm deaths and inform families.

The Russian Embassy in Ethiopia states that the airline has identified the three Russians on board such as Yekaterina Polyakova, Alexander Polyakov and Sergei Vyalikov. News reports indicate the first two as husband and wife. RIA-Novosibirsk state news agency expresses a consular officer in Nairobi saying the three are tourists.

Serbia's foreign ministry confirms that a citizen is among those killed but who do not give details. The local media designate the man as Djordje Vdovic 54 years old. Vecernje Novosti's daily reports he works in the World Food Program.

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7:50 p.m.

A partner with Italian support partners with UNICEF in North Africa says that one of the founders, Paolo Dieci, is one of the dead in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.

The International Committee for People Development, known by its acronym CISP, said in a statement "the world of international cooperation has lost one of the most excellent advocates and an Italian civil society has lost a valuable reference point."

UNICEF Italia sent a tweet of condolences over Dieci's death. He noted that CISP is an UNICEF partner in Kenya, Libya and Algeria.

In all eight Italians killed Sunday. Three belonged to the humanitarian group based on Bergamo, Africa Tremila, and one was the Sicily regional assessor to the ministry of culture, said officials.

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7:40 p.m.

German foreign ministry says "we must, unfortunately, assume that German citizens are also among the victims of the plane crash in Ethiopia."

The Ethiopia Airlines list of 150 people for 150 people on board was made up of five Germans. He demolished the plane shortly after going after Addis Ababa on the way to Nairobi on Sunday morning.

German officials did not say how many Germans believed to have been on board.

The ministry said that German diplomats "in close contact with Ethiopian Airlines and Ethiopia authorities for confirmation information as soon as possible."

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7:35 p.m.

Kenya's leading football officer is believed to be one of the 157 people killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

Hussein Swaleh, former general secretary of the Kenya football federation, returned home on the journey after working as the game commissioner in the African Champions League game in Egypt on Friday.

The plane was attracted to Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, but destroyed minutes after taking Sunday in Addis Ababa.

Nick Mwendwa, president of the Kenya Federation of Soccer, said that Swaleh was one of the 32 countries in Kenya on the trip. Mwendwa wrote on Twitter: "Sad day for football."

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7:25 p.m.

The US confirms that Americans are among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines accident outside Addis Ababa on Sunday morning.

A short statement from the Department says that embassies and the US are Addis Ababa and Nairobi working with Ethiopia and Ethiopian government "to offer all possible support."

The airline has said that eight Americans have been killed. All 157 people died on board.

The State Department says that it will connect directly to family members of victims and that we "will respect our family privacy, we will not have any additional comments about the victims."

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7:10 p.m.

Fana Broadcasting reports associated with the Ethiopian state reported that the number of Ethiopian victims in the plane crash on Sunday is 18 and their families have been notified.

Ethiopian Airlines said nine Ethiopia passengers had killed them. This new total includes the flight crew.

There were people from 35 countries on the trip. All 157 people were killed.

It's not yet clear what caused the Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash crash new six minutes after he went on the way to Nairobi.

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7:05 p.m.

British officials have confirmed that seven of the British countries have died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane shortly after removing Addis Ababa.

A British ambassador to Ethiopia, Alastair McPhail, says in a video posted by the Foreign Office that the embassy staff were working to get details.

Victims are not named. The airline says that the 157 on board were killed.

McPhail expressed sympathy with the victims and encouraged people to worry about loved ones to follow the Foreign Office social media channels.

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7 p.m.

Austrian media reported that there were three local doctors among the passengers on the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash near Addis Ababa shortly after going to Nairobi.

The Austrian Press Agency quotes a spokesman for the country's overseas ministry, Peter Guschelbauer, saying that the doctors are between 30 and 40 and work in hospitals at Linz.

Guschelbauer, who was unable to make representations immediately, told APA that the doctors travel to Zanzibar for professional purposes.

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6:55 p.m.

The Slovak lawyer says that his wife, daughter and son were killed in the crash of a passenger plane in Ethiopia.

Anton Hrnko with the National Slovakian Nationalist Party says that he was announcing "in deep grief" that his wife Blanka, the son of Martin and the daughter of Michala were among the 157 people killed outside Addis Ababa on a morning Sul.

President Andrej Kiska proposed his sympathy to Hrnko and relatives and the fourth Slovakian victim.

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6:50 p.m.

The mayor of the northern Bergamo city of Italy says that three members of a local humanitarian organization, Tremila Africa, were on board the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crash after removal, killing each on board.

Mayor of Bergamo, Giorgio Gori, said in a Facebook post that the support group president Carlo Spini, his wife and treasurer, Matteo Ravasio, had been on the way to South Sudan.

The foreign ministry says in every eight Italians among the dead. They include the Sicilian regional assessor to the Ministry of Culture, Sebastiano Tusa, according to the Sicilian regional president.

In a tweet, Italian Italian Giuseppe Conte said it was a day of pain for everyone: "We are united with relatives and victims and offer them our hearts."

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6:40 p.m.

Ethiopian Airlines says Ethiopia authorities, the manufacturer of Boeing and other international stakeholders will work together on an investigation into the crash case on Sunday morning after being removed from Addis Ababa.

A new airline statement also tells that the victims of the 157 victims have contacted them and that those who are waiting will be returned to them once they have been identified.

The cause of the accident is not yet known. The new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft had been on the way to Nairobi. Victims came from 35 countries.

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6:30 p.m.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other German senior officials send Ethiopia to sympathy following news about Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash that came to Nairobi.

Merkel's spokesman Martina Fietz said on Sunday on Twitter that the chancellor had said she was "deep sympathy and sympathy for relatives and victims."

Authorities in Ethiopia reported that the 157 people killed were killed in the crash. Five Germans said among the victims.

Similarly, the Foreign Minister of German, Heiko Maas and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced statements of sympathy.

Maas said that the German embassy was Addis Ababa in close association with Ethiopia authorities.

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6:20 p.m.

As the sun hits the Ethiopian Airlines crash site, search engines and a glass machine raises through the scattered residues of the plane.

Nobody had survived. Authorities say there are 157 people on board, with 35 countries represented.

Red Cross and other personnel screw an extensive area for residues and pieces of the plane, which decayed with no remaining large parts.

It is not yet clear what caused the accident. The jetliner, New Boeing 737-8 MAX, showed unstable vertical speed after being erased, said Flightradar 24 air traffic monitor in Twitter position.

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5:35 p.m.

Ethiopian Airlines has announced a new list of accident victims that now include German, Austrian, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Israeli and other citizens.

The new list shows 35 countries among the dead after the accident crash soon after it was eliminated from Addis Ababa on the way to Nairobi on Sunday morning. Of all, there were 157 people on board.

Five Germans were killed and three of them were Russian, Austria and Sweden. Spain, Israel Moroccan and Poland lost each in two cities.

Countries that miss a single citizen were Belgium, Djibouti, Indonesia, Ireland, Mozambique, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Serbia, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Nepal and Nigeria.

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5:15 p.m.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's First Minister, confirms that two cities in Israel are among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash outside Addis Ababa.

The Netanyahu office said he was talking to the deceased Israeli who gave him details. Netanyahu says in a statement that "our hearts go out to family".

There were over 30 countries among the victims.

Meanwhile, the Slovak ministry overseas confirms the earlier reports of the authorities that four Slovakia were killed.

And an overseas ministry spokesman in the Netherlands says that the embassy staff were working to confirm that five Dutch citizens were among the dead.

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5:10 p.m.

The Ethiopian Airlines crash crash soon after removing Addis Ababa on a Sunday morning was likely to take people to attend the UN environmental conference in Nairobi.

Authorities have said that more than 30 countries are among the dead.

The U.N Environment Assembly will start on Monday in Kenya's capital, where the plane went.

French President Emmanuel Macron and U.N. General Secretary Antonio Guterres is among those expected. U.N. Environment has said that more than 4,700 heads of state, ministers, business leaders and others would attend.

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4:50 p.m.

Ethiopia's prime minister has visited the Ethiopian Airlines crash site that killed all the 157 people believed to be aboard.

First Minister, Abiy Ahmed's office, said he had expressed his "intense sadness" and ordered a full investigation and "all necessary support" for the families of the dead.

There were over 30 countries among the victims.

The plane on the way to Nairobi fell six minutes after going after Addis Ababa. The new Boeing 737-8 MAX crash case is not yet known.

Images of the crash site show a little left of the plane.

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4:20 p.m.

The new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft crash was soon after being removed from Addis Ababa on a Sunday morning in one of 30 being bought and sent to the airline; expand rapidly.

The Boeing statement in July stated the first introduction of the aircraft.

The Ethiopian Chief Executive says that the plane crashed with 157 people of the opinion that it was tabled in mid November.

It's not clear what caused the accident just six minutes after going on to Nairobi. The CEO says that the pilot sent a distress call and was given clear to return.

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3:30 p.m.

Ethiopian Chief Executive and Kenya's minister of transport say that Canadians, Chinese, American and others are among the many countries among victims of deadly crash crash on Sunday after being removed from Addis Ababa.

Authorities said earlier that 32 Kenyans and nine Ethiopia were killed. Now they add 18 Canadians; eight of each of China, the United States and Italy; seven from each of France and Britain; six Egyptians; five of the Netherlands and four of India and Slovakia.

The airline has said that 157 people think they are on board.

It is not yet clear what caused the accident of a new Boeing 737-8 MAX crash shortly after being eliminated from Bole Airport on the way to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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2:45 p.m.

Ethiopian Airlines has published a picture that appears to show its CEO standing between the crash of the plane and crash soon after removing Addis Ababa.

There is a bit of the plane to see in the ground that has been crashed recently.

The airline's social media post says "Gebremariam Tewolde, who is now in the scene, regrets to confirm that there are no survivors. He expresses his intense sympathy and sympathy with the families and loved ones of their loved ones and crew who lost their lives in this tragic accident. "

The airline has said that 157 people – 149 passengers and 8 crew – are assumed to have been on the fly and crash six minutes after going on the way to Nairobi.

It is not yet clear what caused the accident.

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1:50 p.m.

A spokeswoman for Ethiopian Airlines says that the dead in the crash on Sunday was 32 Kenyans and 17 Ethiopians. Asrat Begashaw said 31 other countries were also among those on board the new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft crash, killing all the 157 people they thought they were on the trip.

1:35 p.m.

Ethiopia's state broadcaster says that all the passengers on the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash soon after removing Addis Ababa to death.

The airline has said that 157 people are on the trip to Nairobi on Sunday.

The CBS broadcaster says that the passengers are made up of 33 countries.

The Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft crash case can not be identified immediately.

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1:10 p.m.

Records show that the Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane crashed shortly after Sunday morning of Addis Ababa on the way to Nairobi as a new one.

The planespotters civil aircraft database shows that the plane, Boeing 737-8 MAX, was introduced to Ethiopian Airlines in mid-November.

The Ethiopian Airlines statement says that the 737-8 MAX broke out 6 minutes after its elimination, with 157 people thinking that it was on board.

The cause of the accident is not known immediately.

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11:45 a.m.

Ethiopian Airlines says he believed that 149 passengers and eight members of the crew were on board a six-minute crash and a flight after the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on a trip to Nairobi.

A statement by the airline said on Sunday that the Boeing 737 would have fallen around Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) to the south of the capital, soon after subtracted at 8:38 am local time.

The flight statement said "search and rescue operations are underway and we do not have any positive information about survivors or any possible casualties."

The Ethiopian prime minister's office is in a separate statement, earlier offering sympathy with families.

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11:33 a.m.

The Ethiopian prime minister's office says that Ethiopian Airlines plane has fallen on its way to Nairobi, reporting deaths.

The office announced a Sunday morning statement saying that the Boeing 737 had a scheduled flight crash when it crashed. The statement did not give any details.

A spokeswoman for the airline's flight crash confirmed when going from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. It is not yet clear where the accident happened. The airline has not issued a statement.

The state-owned Ethiopian Airlines calls itself as the largest carrier of Africa and has an ambition to become a gateway to the continent.

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