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    First AirAsia bodies arrive as bad weather hampers recovery
    Dec31

    First AirAsia bodies arrive as bad weather hampers recovery

    SURABAYA: Soldiers acting as pall bearers Wednesday carried coffins containing the first two bodies from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 into Surabaya airport, from where the ill-fated plane departed, as sombre relatives gave their DNA to help identify loved ones. The bodies were taken from an air force plane to a military ambulance to be transported to a...

    AirAsia Flight 8501: Bad weather hobbles Indonesia jet recovery; 7 bodies found
    Dec31

    AirAsia Flight 8501: Bad weather hobbles Indonesia jet recovery; 7 bodies found

    Officers of the National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) carry a body of one of the victims on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501, from a helicopter upon arrival at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, on Wednesday. (Source: AP photo) Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 Wednesday, and sent wreckage...

    Bad weather hobbles Indonesia jet recovery; 7 bodies found
    Dec31

    Bad weather hobbles Indonesia jet recovery; 7 bodies found

    Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 Wednesday, and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives “surrounded in darkness” gathered in an airport and prayed for the strength to move forward.The massive hunt for 162 people who vanished Sunday aboard the Airbus A320 from...

    Ukraine in ‘full-blown financial crisis’ – National Bank head
    Dec31

    Ukraine in ‘full-blown financial crisis’ – National Bank head

    Ukraine Ukraine’s GDP shrank by 7.5 percent from January till November 2014, as foreign exchange reserves fell to their lowest level since 2009, and inflation jumped to 21 percent by November, … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Questions raised about plane’s last moments
    Dec31

    Questions raised about plane’s last moments

    SURABAYA: A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an official with Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said, raising questions about how the disaster unfolded. Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters...

    Sydney spectacular to set off global New Year celebrations
    Dec31

    Sydney spectacular to set off global New Year celebrations

    SYDNEY – Australia’s biggest city was Wednesday preparing to lead the world in welcoming the New Year with spectacular fireworks over Sydney Harbour, defying terrorist fears days after a deadly siege.From Hong Kong to London, New York to Rio, millions around the world will celebrate when the clock ticks past midnight, ringing in 2015...

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed
    Dec31

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

    SURABAYA: Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters where debris and bodies were found floating. Ships and planes had been scouring the Java Sea for Flight QZ8501 since Sunday, when it lost contact during bad weather...

    2014 in review: Our 10 most-read stories this year
    Dec31

    2014 in review: Our 10 most-read stories this year

    Pro-democracy protesters attend a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong’s Admiralty in October. Pic: AP. It has been a momentous year across Asia. Leaders and regimes have been toppled by democratic and undemocratic means, the region has been rocked by a triple-aviation tragedy, and South Korea still...

    China rail firms’ stocks surge after merger confirmed
    Dec31

    China rail firms’ stocks surge after merger confirmed

    MARINIVKA, Ukraine, (AFP) – Larissa Pogorelka began the year looking forward to seeing her son graduate college and planning for the future with cautious optimism.Now she will end 2014 homeless, after her house was destroyed in the fighting that swept through this region of east Ukraine, and counts herself lucky just to be alive.Nobody ever...

    Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight
    Dec31

    Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight

    PANGKALAN BUN (AFP) – Stormy weather forced Indonesian rescuers Wednesday to suspend their search for the bodies of 162 people aboard an ill-fated AirAsia plane, as investigators started trying to piece together why the flight plunged into the sea.After two days of scouring the Java Sea for signs of the missing aircraft, search teams on...

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