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    Deep under rebel-held east Ukraine, miners work on
    Dec28

    Deep under rebel-held east Ukraine, miners work on

    MAKIIVKA, Ukraine (AFP) ― After an hour-long trek down mine shafts twisting some 700 meters below ground level, Yevgeny …read more Source: The Korea...

    Transparency, compassion mark Malaysia’s latest aviation crisis
    Dec28

    Transparency, compassion mark Malaysia’s latest aviation crisis

    AirAsia’s Chief Executive Tony Fernandes. Pic: AP. The news of missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 compounds terrible memories for Malaysians, as earlier this year Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 vanished and MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. On social media, Malaysians have expressed their shock over today’s developments, at the end of what...

    AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing en route to Singapore
    Dec28

    AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing en route to Singapore

    JAKARTA: Rescuers scoured the Java Sea on Sunday for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people which went missing in bad weather en route from Indonesia to Singapore, in the third crisis for a Malaysian carrier this year. Around 11 hours after it disappeared, Indonesian air force jets had yet to find any signs of the Airbus A320-200, with dusk fast...

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident
    Dec28

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya, Indonesia, for...

    Malaysia, Singapore leaders vow aid in search efforts for missing AirAsia flight
    Dec28

    Malaysia, Singapore leaders vow aid in search efforts for missing AirAsia flight

    MANILA, Philippines—The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore offered their help shortly after the AirAsia flight QZ8501from Indonesia bound for Singapore went missing Sunday morning. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said on his official Twitter account that his country is “ready to help.” “Very sad to hear that...

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies
    Dec28

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies

    Moscow promised on Saturday to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unexpected decision was announced just a day after Ukraine upped pressure on the breakaway Black Sea...

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies
    Dec28

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies

    KIEV: Moscow promised on Saturday (Dec 27) to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unexpected decision was announced just a day after Ukraine upped pressure on the...

    Russia to deliver coal, electricity to Ukraine
    Dec28

    Russia to deliver coal, electricity to Ukraine

    Russia will provide 500,000 tons of coal to Ukraine per month, as well as 9 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer
    Dec28

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

    NEW YORK – From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent.Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with Islamic State militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and the fight against...

    Belarus strongman sacks PM amid economic woes
    Dec28

    Belarus strongman sacks PM amid economic woes

    MINSK (AFP) – Belarussian strongman Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday sacked his prime minister and several other top officials as the ex-Soviet state reels from the effects of Russias economic crisis next door.Lukashenko, who has ruled the country of 10 million with an iron fist for the past 20 years, linked the reshuffle to a presidential...

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