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    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed
    Dec31

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

    Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia (AIRA.KL) 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 about...

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed
    Dec31

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

    By Gayatri Suroyo and Wilda Asmarini 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...

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism
    Dec31

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism

    BERLIN—Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grassroots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe’s biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war. In an unusually strongly worded New Year address that also condemned Russia for its actions in...

    US to Station 150 Tanks, Armored Vehicles in Europe
    Dec30

    US to Station 150 Tanks, Armored Vehicles in Europe

    BRUSSELS—The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armored vehicles in Europe for use by U.S. forces training there, according to a U.S. military commander. Some of the tanks and vehicles – enough to equip an armored brigade – could be placed in Poland, Romania or the Baltic states,...

    Kremlin critic Navalny given suspended sentence, brother jailed
    Dec30

    Kremlin critic Navalny given suspended sentence, brother jailed

    By Maria Tsvetkova A Russian court gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a suspended sentence on Tuesday for embezzling money but jailed his brother for three and a half years in a case seen as part of a campaign to stifle dissent. As hundreds of his supporters gathered in front of the Kremlin, Navalny broke house arrest to join the rally but was...

    US to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe
    Dec30

    US to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe

    Paratroopers of the US Army enter a helicopter at the training area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, on February 10, 2014. (EPA/Armin Weigel) Brussels, Reuters—The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armored vehicles in Europe for use by US forces training in Europe as part of the US response to the Ukraine crisis,...

    Wheat supply sufficient until April, 120m tons to arrive from Russia
    Dec30

    Wheat supply sufficient until April, 120m tons to arrive from Russia

    The ministry will start receiving wheat from local farmers by mid April(AFP Photo) Approximately 120m tons of wheat will arrive in January 2015, marking the delivery of all contracts signed between Egypt and Russia during 2014, the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade announced. The supplied wheat will be sufficient until the end of April 2015,...

    Ukraine Eyes IMF Credit Lifeline in Early 2015
    Dec30

    Ukraine Eyes IMF Credit Lifeline in Early 2015

    KYIV—Ukraine expects the International Monetary Fund to disburse new and overdue loans after a visit next month and still hopes a $17 billion bailout program can be expanded, its central bank chief said on Tuesday. Valeria Hontareva declined to give a value for the payment, even when pressed by journalists, but it is likely to total more than $4...

    Bodies found in Indonesian waters where plane disappeared
    Dec30

    Bodies found in Indonesian waters where plane disappeared

    AP PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia — Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters Tuesday painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and took more than two days to find, despite a massive international search. The low-cost carrier vanished Sunday halfway through a two-hour...

    Ukraine expects to receive three tranches of credit from IMF
    Dec30

    Ukraine expects to receive three tranches of credit from IMF

    Ukraine expects to receive three tranches of credit from the International Monetary Fund… …read more Source: World...

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