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    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident
    Dec28

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    AP JAKARTA, Indonesia — An AirAsia flight with 162 people aboard disappeared Saturday on the way from Indonesia to Singapore. It’s a third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters and the latest missing flight. ___ MH370 The disappearance of Malaysia...

    Officials: AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore missing
    Dec28

    Officials: AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore missing

    An AirAsia flight with 162 people on board lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore, Indonesian officials said.Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ 8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with the Jakarta air traffic control...

    AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore missing – officials
    Dec28

    AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore missing – officials

    By Chris Nusatya and Randy Fabi An AirAsia flight with 162 people on board lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore, Indonesian officials said. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ 8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with...

    After turbulent 2014, expect little calm for 2015
    Dec28

    After turbulent 2014, expect little calm for 2015

    By Peter Apps 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...

    Kiev and rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push
    Dec27

    Kiev and rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push

    Ukrainian prisoners stand as a militant of the self-proclaimed "People’s Republic of Donetsk" stands guard during a prisoner exchange with Ukraine in the eastern Ukrainian city of Yasinovataya, near Donetsk, on Friday.  — AFP KOSTYANTYNIVKA , Ukraine — Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels were on Saturday set t...

    Poroshenko hails Ukraine ‘warriors’ freed by rebels
    Dec27

    Poroshenko hails Ukraine ‘warriors’ freed by rebels

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday welcomed home as heroes 145 soldiers freed by pro-Russian rebels during the largest prisoner swap of the eight-month separatist war. The Western-backed leader, beaming and wearing a black bomber jacket, walked up to the back cargo bay of a military transport plane that landed at a military...

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer
    Dec27

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

    Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with ISIL militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and the fight against Ebola, will rumble on. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Rebel Prisoner Exchange Continues
    Dec27

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Rebel Prisoner Exchange Continues

    Several Ukrainian prisoners are set to be handed over to Kyiv Saturday by pro-Russian separatists, a day after the two sides exchanged hundreds of prisoners. Saturday’s exchange will complete a prisoner swap. The office of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine handed over 222 rebel captives Friday, while separatists...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap hundreds of prisoners
    Dec27

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

    Prisoner exchange is part of 12-point peace plan …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push
    Dec27

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels are set to complete a swap of hundreds of prisoners as part of a new push for peace that came despite Kiev’s decision to cut off key transport links to breakaway Crimea …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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