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    Missing AirAsia Plane: Search Teams Use Sonar In Hunt For Doomed Flight In Java Sea
    Dec31

    Missing AirAsia Plane: Search Teams Use Sonar In Hunt For Doomed Flight In Java Sea

    (Reuters) – 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 off the coast of Borneo. Indonesia’s search-and-rescue agency had obtained a sonar image it says may be the body of the missing...

    Merkel Vows United European Stance Over Ukraine
    Dec31

    Merkel Vows United European Stance Over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to maintain a strong and united European position against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Missing AirAsia Flight: 6 Bodies Recovered In Java Sea
    Dec31

    Missing AirAsia Flight: 6 Bodies Recovered In Java Sea

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, with six bodies, including a flight attendant identified by her trademark red uniform, recovered. But wind, strong currents and high surf hampered recovery efforts as distraught family members anxiously waited to...

    Official: 6 bodies recovered from AirAsia crash
    Dec31

    Official: 6 bodies recovered from AirAsia crash

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, with six bodies, including a flight attendant identified by her trademark red uniform, recovered. Searchers found the bodies and debris that included a life jacket, an emergency exit door and a suitcase about 10 miles...

    Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks
    Dec31

    Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of endangering public safety in Europe with its decision to buy nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built nuclear plants from a U.S. supplier, saying Ukrainian leaders had failed to learn anything from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster about safe nuclear energy… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian Opposition, US, EU Condemn Navalny Brothers’ Verdict
    Dec31

    Russian Opposition, US, EU Condemn Navalny Brothers’ Verdict

    Prominent Russian opposition leaders and officials of the United States and European Union have condemned the verdict against Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg as a disturbing and politically motivated decision intended to silence the main critic of President Vladimir Putin. Earlier Tuesday, a Russian court found Navalny guilty of defrauding a...

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism
    Dec31

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism

    Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grassroots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe’s biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war. In an unusually strongly worded New Year address that also condemned Russia for its actions in Ukraine,...

    Merkel Urges Germans To Welcome Refugees Despite Growing Anti-Muslim Movement
    Dec31

    Merkel Urges Germans To Welcome Refugees Despite Growing Anti-Muslim Movement

    BERLIN, Dec 31 (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grass-roots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe’s biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war. In an unusually strongly worded New Year address that also condemned...

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky
    Dec31

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine announced Tuesday that his nation has reached a deal on nuclear fuel deliveries with Westinghouse to reduce dependence on Russian supplies. Russia’s Foreign...

    Oliver Stone says CIA was behind Ukraine revolution in bizarre Facebook rant
    Dec31

    Oliver Stone says CIA was behind Ukraine revolution in bizarre Facebook rant

    American film director Oliver Stone posted a bizarre Facebook rant about Ukraine’s revolution, calling it a “coup” and insisting that the West had a hand in it. Stone wrote the post shortly after a four-hour interview with ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. See also: The Ukrainian revolution, one year on Stone said...