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    Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 8501
    Dec29

    Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 8501

    In the third Malaysian-linked aviation disaster this year, an AirAsia plane traveling from Indonesia to Singapore disappeared early Sunday over the Java Sea. Officials indicate that it probably crashed into the ocean, and although possible wreckage has already been spotted, nothing has yet been confirmed. What happened? AirAsia Flight QZ 8501...

    Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 5801
    Dec29

    Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 5801

    In the third Malaysian-linked aviation disaster this year, an AirAsia plane traveling from Indonesia to Singapore disappeared early Sunday over the Java Sea. Officials indicate that it probably crashed into the ocean, and although possible wreckage has already been spotted, nothing has yet been confirmed. What happened? AirAsia Flight QZ 5801...

    7 awful conflicts that were under-reported in 2014
    Dec29

    7 awful conflicts that were under-reported in 2014

    2014 has been a brutal year. The death toll of Syria’s ongoing civil war likely eclipsed 200,000, while the hideous rise of the Islamic State spurred a U.S.-led bombing campaign. A separatist insurgency in eastern Ukraine led to thousands of deaths and clouded relations between the West and Moscow, which is believed to be aiding the rebels....

    Search team discovers ‘oily spots’ where AirAsia jet may have crashed
    Dec29

    Search team discovers ‘oily spots’ where AirAsia jet may have crashed

    WATCH: Air-Asia airbus 320 vanished from radar off the coast of Indonesia SURABAYA, Indonesia – An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either was connected to the...

    AirAsia Once Bragged In An In-Flight Magazine That Its Pilots Would Never Lose A Plane
    Dec29

    AirAsia Once Bragged In An In-Flight Magazine That Its Pilots Would Never Lose A Plane

    AirAsia’s in-flight magazine bragging about its pilots’ superior training earlier this year is looking especially tasteless in light of the airline’s own recent tragedy. The airline pulled the magazine and apologized after an AirAsia passenger posted a photograph of the article on Twitter. The article talked up AirAsia’s...

    Kiev targets oligarchs with budget bill
    Dec29

    Kiev targets oligarchs with budget bill

    Recession-battered and war-torn Ukraine overhauled its business-choking tax system early on Monday, the FT reports. …read more Source:...

    Rescue Teams Have Spotted Objects In The Water In The AirAsia Plane Search Area
    Dec29

    Rescue Teams Have Spotted Objects In The Water In The AirAsia Plane Search Area

    Australian search and rescue planes have spotted objects in the sea within the search area for the missing AirAsia plane, an Indonesian official has said. It’s not yet clear what the objects are. Officials have not said whether it’s wreckage from the missing plane. The objects were spotted about 700 miles from AirAsia flight...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Dec29

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know in markets today. Greece’s Politicians Might Prompt A Snap Election. Greece’s parliament will begin voting on the government’s presidential candidate at about 11 a.m. GMT. A super-majority of 180 legislators is needed (out of 300), but the government only managed 168 in...

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet
    Dec29

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — As search crews on Monday scoured the Indonesian waters where an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people is believed to have gone down, officials predicted a tragic ending to the region’s latest aviation mystery. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished Sunday morning in airspace thick with storm clouds on its way from Surabaya,...

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet
    Dec29

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — As search crews on Monday scoured the Indonesian waters where an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people is believed to have gone down, officials predicted a tragic ending to the region’s latest aviation mystery. “Based on the coordinates that we know, the evaluation would be that any estimated crash position is in...