An Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600 performed a low-altitude aerial salute to Sydney Opera House as part of the iconic venue’s 40th birthday celebrations.
The aircraft operating the commemorative flight – EY9240 –
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela is "steadily improving", South Africa's government said on Thursday as the former president celebrated his 95th birthday in hospital amid tributes from around the country and the world.
Celebrating anniversaries, birthdays or mother's day is against Muslim 'righteousness', Saudi Arabia's top cleric has said.
He was speaking after suggestions by a colleague that Islam permits personal celebrations.