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    US pledges up to 2 billion to Ukraine
    Jan13

    US pledges up to 2 billion to Ukraine

    The United States will provide up to a 2-billion-dollar loan guarantee to Ukraine if it follows through with reforms agreed to with the International Monetary Fund. ||| Washington – The United States will provide up to a 2-billion-dollar loan guarantee to Ukraine if it follows through with reforms agreed to with the International Monetary...

    Oil’s plunge weighs on emerging markets
    Jan13

    Oil’s plunge weighs on emerging markets

    FALLING oil prices and a stronger dollar racked up the pressure on emerging equities and currencies yesterday, with Russia once again suffering most of the pain. ||| Karin Strohecker LondonFALLING oil prices and a stronger dollar racked up the pressure on emerging equities and currencies yesterday, with Russia once again suffering most of the...

    France prepares for mass anti-terror rally
    Jan11

    France prepares for mass anti-terror rally

    France vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world. ||| Paris – France vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally for unity Sunday after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world. Police searched for a woman linked to the three...

    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...

    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...

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