Residents of Sudan's capital reported a flight of fighter planes over several parts of the capital Khartoum late on Monday as a seven-day ceasefire period agreed by warring military factions began.
The former commanding US general in Europe, Ben Hodges, has told DW that the West should provide Kyiv with fighter jets. He said that providing Ukraine with the planes could lead to a victory for Kyiv within the year.
Russia says that Western jets will make the conflict "more painful" for Ukraine and will prolong conflict, as Zelenskyy meets with European leaders in Brussels.
Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Oleksii Makeiev told DW that fighter jets are important, but took pressure off Chancellor Olaf Scholz to agree to immediate deliveries.
31 Aug 2022
Slovakia will have Polish and Czech fighter jets protect its airspace as it gives up its old Soviet-made MiGs. The NATO allies are chiming in to uphold the eastern flank until Slovakia receives new jets in 2024.
25 Jan 2022
Dozens of Chinese jets entered Taiwan's air defense zone, the island's officials said. Taiwan responded by scrambling its own fighter jets and activating missile defense systems.
28 Nov 2021
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the incursion off its east coast lasted roughly 10 minutes. Beijing later said the warplanes entering South Korea's air defense identification zone was part of an exercise.
10 Jul 2021
Authorities use a fire engine to spray water at people who violate new virus restrictions in the Indonesian city of Semarang. The Southeast Asian nation has seen an unprecedented wave of infections driven by the highly contagious Delta variant, said government officials.
4 Jul 2021
Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten said the actions were "irresponsible" and that her country will address Russia about this. Russia denied that the jets flew too close to the ship.
24 Nov 2019
Israeli jets have struck Islamic Jihad targets in response to rocket fire from Gaza. An unofficial cease-fire had been declared after two days of intense fighting.
19 Jun 2019
British Airways' parent company agrees to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets.
14 Apr 2019
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior ministers can look forward to traveling in new Airbus aircraft for future diplomatic trips. The existing fleet of official jets struggled to get off the ground in 2018.