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    Malaysia Airlines limits baggage allowance, baffling analysts
    Jan05

    Malaysia Airlines limits baggage allowance, baffling analysts

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | AFP – Malaysia Airlines on Tuesday announced immediate restrictions on check-in luggage for some Europe-bound flights, citing strong headwinds, a move that left aviation analysts puzzled. In a statement on its website, the carrier said “unseasonably strong headwinds” were limiting the amount of baggage its flights could...

    Injured Sharapova, Halep withdraw from Brisbane tournament
    Jan05

    Injured Sharapova, Halep withdraw from Brisbane tournament

    BRISBANE: Defending champion Maria Sharapova and top-seeded Simona Halep withdrew from the Australian Open warmup tournament in Brisbane within an hour of each other on Tuesday, without playing a match. Sharapova was scheduled to play fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Tuesday but withdrew hours before the first-round match rather than risk...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported

    PHUKET: A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation’s secret police blamed a power outage on Russia.Western Ukraine power company Prykarpattyaoblenergo reported an outage on Dec. 23, saying the area affected included regional...

    Authorities ready to implement free-visa policy for additional 84 countries
    Jan05

    Authorities ready to implement free-visa policy for additional 84 countries

    Foreign tourists arrive at Ulee Lheu Port in Banda Aceh Aceh on Jan. 2 after visiting Weh Island in Sabang regency. The government has made the nationals of another 84 countries eligle for free visas, bringing the total to 174 nationalities in a bid to boost tourism. (Antara/Irwansyah Putra)Immigration officials are ready to implement a free-visa...

    Deliberate acts cause more airline deaths than crashes
    Jan05

    Deliberate acts cause more airline deaths than crashes

    This photo released by the Prime Minister’s office shows the tail of a Metrojet plane that crashed in Hassana, Egypt on Oct. 31, 2015. There were more airline deaths worldwide due to deliberate acts in 2015 than to accidental air crashes for the second year in a row, according to an industry tally. (Suliman el-Oteify/Egyptian Prime...

    Ukraine rejects services of Azerspace-1
    Jan05

    Ukraine rejects services of Azerspace-1

    Programs are broadcasted via satellite “Amos-3” (4°W). …read more Source: News.Az

    Ukraine on track for Hopman Cup final
    Jan05

    Ukraine on track for Hopman Cup final

    PERTH (AUSTRALIA) – Alexandr Dolgopolov put Ukraine within reach of their second Hopman Cup final with an impressive singles win on Tuesday in the mixed teams event in Perth. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia’s Deputy PM: Russia starts supplies of gas to Ukraine’s Genichesk
    Jan05

    Russia’s Deputy PM: Russia starts supplies of gas to Ukraine’s Genichesk

    Earlier in the day, Putin ordered to consider a possibility of Russian gas supplies to Genichesk at the request of the city mayor amid very heavy frosts. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported

    KIEV: A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation’s secret police blamed a power outage on Russia. Western Ukraine power company Prykarpattyaoblenergo reported an outage on Dec. 23, saying the area affected included regional...

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce
    Jan05

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce

    PAVLOPIL, Ukraine – Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine have dwindled but villages in the buffer zone around the frontline have been surreptitiously changing hands, raising fears that the tenuous ceasefire could unravel. Ukraine’s blue and yellow flag was hoisted in December in the sleepy village...

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