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    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan
    Feb04

    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan

    The UN aviation agency will press ahead with plans on sharing information about conflict zone risks despite doubts from Russia. ||| Montreal – The United Nations aviation agency said at a major safety conference on Tuesday it will press ahead with plans to establish a warning system for airlines on conflict zone risks despite reservations...

    9 killed as plane crashes into river
    Feb04

    9 killed as plane crashes into river

    At least nine people were killed after a plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river. ||| Taipei – At least nine people were killed and dozens were unaccounted for after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday, officials and domestic...

    Donetsk struck by shells
    Feb02

    Donetsk struck by shells

    Municipal authorities in Donetsk said 15 civilians were killed over the weekend by shells, mortars and other missiles. ||| Donetsk – Artillery attacks on the Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed at least one civilian on Monday while Kiev’s military reported that five more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in clashes with separatists in...

    Ukraine peace talks aborted
    Jan30

    Ukraine peace talks aborted

    Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, while an attempt to reopen peace talks was aborted before it began. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine/Minsk – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it...

    MH370: Malaysia continues search
    Jan30

    MH370: Malaysia continues search

    Search teams have scoured a third of the underwater target area for signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ||| Kuala Lumpur – The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has covered almost a third of its target area, Malaysian authorities said on Friday, adding that they were confident the aircraft is in the zone. The...

    Blogger may have ‘outed’ Putin’s daughter
    Jan30

    Blogger may have ‘outed’ Putin’s daughter

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin is fiercely private about his family – but his daughter’s pseudonym may have been revealed by an opponent. ||| Moscow – One of Vladimir Putin’s main opponents may have broken a taboo by publishing what he says is the pseudonym used by one of the Russian president’s daughters to stay out...

    Romney takes aim at Clinton, Obama
    Jan29

    Romney takes aim at Clinton, Obama

    Republican Mitt Romney tackled Hillary Clinton’s record on foreign policy and the economy during a speech in Mississippi. ||| Washington – Republican Mitt Romney criticised Democrat Hillary Clinton over foreign policy and the economy on Wednesday in what could be a prelude to the line of attack he takes if he decides to run for...

    US provides more aid to Ukraine
    Jan29

    US provides more aid to Ukraine

    America has signed a deal to provide $2bn in loan guarantees to help strife-torn Ukraine with social spending. ||| Kiev – The United States signed an agreement on Wednesday to provide $2 billion in loan guarantees to help war-torn Ukraine with “near-term social spending” in 2015 and said it was prepared to step up economic sanctions against...

    Ex-spy’s autopsy world’s most dangerous
    Jan28

    Ex-spy’s autopsy world’s most dangerous

    Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko carried out the world’s most dangerous autopsy, an inquiry heard. ||| London – Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope nine years ago in London, carried out the world’s most dangerous-ever...

    Report on MH370 due in March
    Jan28

    Report on MH370 due in March

    Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation will release the interim report on the missing plane early in March. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the one-year anniversary of the...

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