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    US sends warship as Indonesia expands search for AirAsia plane
    Dec30

    US sends warship as Indonesia expands search for AirAsia plane

    Members of an Indonesian search and rescue team prepare to set off to search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Manggar in East Belitung on December 30, 2014. – AFP Photo JAKARTA: A US warship Tuesday (Dec 30) joined an expanded search for an AirAsia passenger plane missing off Indonesia as the pilot’s last words to air traffic control...

    Lessons of MH370 influence media treatment of QZ8501
    Dec30

    Lessons of MH370 influence media treatment of QZ8501

    AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, center, walks past the relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8015 at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday. Pic: AP. The disappearance of AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 crash has dominated headlines since the news broke on Sunday, though not much is yet known about what...

    Search area expanded in hunt for AirAsia plane
    Dec30

    Search area expanded in hunt for AirAsia plane

    SURABAYA (AP) — With no sign of the missing AirAsia jetliner, dozens of ships and planes on Tuesday joined a widening international effort now covering huge swaths of Indonesian sea and land. A device that can detect underwater signals from the aircrafts black boxes was also on its way, more than two days after Flight 8501 vanished from radar.The...

    More planes in air, more ships in sea as search for missing AirAsia flight widens
    Dec30

    More planes in air, more ships in sea as search for missing AirAsia flight widens

    More planes will be in the air and more ships on the sea Tuesday hunting for AirAsia Flight 8501 in a widening search off Indonesia that has dragged into a third day without any solid leads. At least 30 ships, 15 aircraft and seven helicopters were looking for the jet carrying 162 people, said Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency chief...

    Neighboring nations offer help in search for AirAsia plane
    Dec30

    Neighboring nations offer help in search for AirAsia plane

    China is offering its assets to help search for AirAsia flight QZ8501, which went missing on Sunday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement in Beijing on Monday.“We are offering our assistance — aircraft and vessels — to help search and rescue operations for the AirAsia incident,” the ministry said as quoted by Antara news agency in...

    Missing AirAsia plane caps disastrous 2014 for aviation
    Dec30

    Missing AirAsia plane caps disastrous 2014 for aviation

    KUALA LUMPUR: If you weren’t already nervous about flying, that may have changed in 2014, a year that stirred our deepest fears about modern jet travel despite shaping up as one of the safest in aviation history. The tragic dramas surrounding Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia played out before unprecedented global television and Internet...

    Russian economy shrinks for the first time since 2009
    Dec30

    Russian economy shrinks for the first time since 2009

    MOSCOW: Russias economy shrank in November for the first time in five years, the government said on Monday (December 29), as sliding oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine took their toll. …read more Source: The Phuket...

    Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501’s request to change course was denied
    Dec30

    Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501’s request to change course was denied

    elatives and next-of-kin of passengers on the AirAsia flight QZ8501 wait, some in tears while others in prayer, for the latest news on the search of the missing jetliner at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. (Source: PTI) The pilots sought permission to climb above threatening clouds. Air...

    US sends warship as Indonesia expands search for AirAsia plane
    Dec30

    US sends warship as Indonesia expands search for AirAsia plane

    JAKARTA: A US warship Tuesday joined an expanded search for an AirAsia passenger plane missing off Indonesia as the pilot’s last words to air traffic control were revealed. The recording shows the pilot wanted to avoid a menacing storm system before all communication was lost, an Indonesian air safety official said. More than 48 hours after...

    Poroshenko to meet with Putin, Merkel, Hollande in Astana on Jan 15
    Dec30

    Poroshenko to meet with Putin, Merkel, Hollande in Astana on Jan 15

    The meeting will be held in an attempt to restore peace to Kiev’s eastern territories and acknowledged Kiev lacked the resources to regain control by military means. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

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