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    War-torn Ukraine battles highest inflation in 14 years
    Jan07

    War-torn Ukraine battles highest inflation in 14 years

    Rises in domestic price of gas, devaluation of Ukrainian hryvnia push up inflation to almost 25%, figures also reflect reform policies of pro-Western government …read more Source: Business...

    Bad weather hampers AirAsia search
    Jan02

    Bad weather hampers AirAsia search

    Bad weather has again hindered the search for the plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed. ||| Pangkalan Bun/Surabaya, Indonesia – Ships and aircraft criss-crossed the seas off Borneo on Friday hunting for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet, but bad weather again hindered the search for the...

    AirAsia: investigators battle weather in hunt black boxes
    Jan02

    AirAsia: investigators battle weather in hunt black boxes

    International experts with sophisticated acoustic detection gear joined teams scouring the sea for the wreck of Flight QZ8501. ||| Pangkalan, Indonesia – International experts with sophisticated acoustic detection gear joined teams scouring the sea for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet on Friday, but bad weather was again...

    Search for black box could take a week
    Jan01

    Search for black box could take a week

    Divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet were unable to resume operations because of heavy seas. ||| Surabaya – Divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo were unable to resume operations because of heavy seas on Thursday and an aviation official said it could take a...

    First AirAsia victims arrive in Indonesia
    Dec31

    First AirAsia victims arrive in Indonesia

    The first two bodies from the ill-fated AirAsia plane arrived in Surabaya, where relatives have gathered. ||| Pangkalan Bun/ Surabaya, Indonesia – The first two bodies from the AirAsia plane that crashed off the coast of Borneo arrived on Wednesday in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives have gathered to await news of their...

    Merkel asks Germans to turn backs on anti-Muslim movement
    Dec31

    Merkel asks Germans to turn backs on anti-Muslim movement

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s strongly worded New Year address includes sharp rebuke of racists full of hatred, and condemnation of Russia’s actions in Ukraine …read more Source: Business...

    Sydney starts new year celebrations
    Dec31

    Sydney starts new year celebrations

    A dazzling display of fireworks lit up Sydney Harbour as Australia’s biggest city welcomed the New Year in spectacular style. ||| Sydney – A dazzling display of fireworks lit up Sydney Harbour on Thursday as Australia’s biggest city welcomed the New Year in spectacular style, defying terrorist fears days after a deadly...

    AirAsia: victim with life jacket found
    Dec31

    AirAsia: victim with life jacket found

    A body recovered from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, raising questions about how the disaster unfolded. ||| Jakarta – A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an official with Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said, raising questions about how the disaster...

    AirAsia: bad weather hampers search
    Dec31

    AirAsia: bad weather hampers search

    Indonesia’s search-and-rescue agency obtained a sonar image it says may be the missing plane at the bottom of the Java Sea. ||| Jakarta – Ships and planes resumed the search for wreckage, bodies and black boxes of a doomed AirAsia plane on Wednesday after Indonesian rescuers found several bodies and debris floating in shallow waters...

    AirAsia boss: ‘my heart is filled with sadness’
    Dec30

    AirAsia boss: ‘my heart is filled with sadness’

    AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes expressed his grief to the relatives of the 162 people who were on board the ill-fated plane. ||| Kuala Lumpur – AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes on Tuesday expressed his grief to the relatives of the 162 passengers and crew who were on board Flight QZ8501 after wreckage and bodies were spotted...

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