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    Malaysia Airlines does U-turn on suitcase ban
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines does U-turn on suitcase ban

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | AFP – Less than 24 hours after telling Europe-bound passengers they were not allowed to take check-in baggage because of “unseasonably strong headwinds”, Malaysian Airlines did a sudden U-turn Wednesday. The troubled carrier, whose MH370 flight went missing in 2014 on its way to Beijing and has still not been found, had...

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights

    PHUKET: Malaysia Airlines said yesterday it has temporarily banned checked-in baggage on some flights to Europe because of “unreasonably strong head winds” on the longer routes it is having to take for safety reasons.The airline did not elaborate on the safety reasons behind its new flight paths to Europe, but one of its airliners was...

    Ukrainians see red after as Coca-Cola revises Russian map to include Crimea
    Jan06

    Ukrainians see red after as Coca-Cola revises Russian map to include Crimea

    All Coca-Cola wanted to do was to wish consumers a Happy New Year, but instead it ended up stirring anger in two markets, Russia and Ukraine, over the disputed territory of Crimea. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

    The airline said it recently had to operate a longer route to Europe, via Egyptian airspace, for safety reasons. (File/AP Photo) Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam after the move angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. The U-turn came less than 24...

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack
    Jan06

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack

    KIEV: A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said Tuesday, and one source called it a world first. The blackout, which hit a large part of the western region of Ivano-Frankivsk on Dec 23, was due to a computer virus, they said. The local electricity company,...

    Tennis: Nadal survives scare in Doha
    Jan06

    Tennis: Nadal survives scare in Doha

    DOHA (AFP) – Former world number one Rafael Nadal survived a first-round scare in the Qatar Open on Tuesday, winning in three sets against fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.Nadal lost the first set in a tie-break and looked set to follow defending champion David Ferrer out of the tournament, who lost earlier in the day to Ukraines Ilya...

    Tennis: Serena insists she will make Aussie Open
    Jan06

    Tennis: Serena insists she will make Aussie Open

    PERTH (AFP) – The Australian Open preparations of Serena Williams suffered a potentially significant blow when she was forced to retire with a knee injury during the United States 3-0 Hopman Cup loss to Australia Gold on Tuesday evening.The world number one retired due to soreness in her left knee during her singles match against Jarmila...

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike

    KIEV, Ukraine — All Coca-Cola wanted to do was to wish consumers a Happy New Year, but instead it ended up stirring anger in two markets, Russia and Ukraine, over the disputed territory of Crimea. The Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula was annexed by Moscow in March 2014 and remains a trigger issue in the Russian-Ukrainian […] The post...

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack
    Jan06

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack

    KIEV – A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said yesterday (Jan 5), and one source called it a world first. The blackout, which hit a large part of the western region of… …read more Source:...

    Dutch expert says vindicated by probe into MH17 photos
    Jan05

    Dutch expert says vindicated by probe into MH17 photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch forensics expert who worked on the MH17 air disaster demanded a ministerial apology Tuesday saying a police probe has cleared him of any wrong-doing in showing medical students photos of the dead. University professor George Maat was reportedly fired from the Dutch national forensics team after he gave a lecture in Maastricht...

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