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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    AirAsia: warship recovers 40 bodies
    Dec30

    AirAsia: warship recovers 40 bodies

    The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared over as debris and dozens of bodies were spotted in the sea off Indonesia. ||| Jakarta – The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared over Tuesday as wreckage and dozens of bodies were spotted in the sea off Indonesia, prompting raw scenes of emotion from sobbing relatives...

    Allianz lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia jet
    Dec29

    Allianz lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia jet

    Allianz was also lead reinsurer for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 downed in March and flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine in July …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget
    Dec29

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget

    Coalition pushes through unpopular, IMF-backed budget after marathon parliamentary debate, ushering in further hardship for citizens of war-scarred country …read more Source: Business...

    Crunch time for Russia as sanctions bite
    Dec29

    Crunch time for Russia as sanctions bite

    As US and European sanctions piled pressure on Russia earlier this year, the Kremlin hit back with an unusual weapon. ||| Abinsk, Russia – As US and European sanctions piled pressure on Russia earlier this year, the Kremlin hit back with an unusual weapon: apples. From August 7 Russia banned imports of fruit from various countries that...

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