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    The Search for AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501
    Dec28

    The Search for AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501

    As night fell over the Java Sea on Sunday, Indonesian authorities suspended until Monday morning a search for an AirAsia Indonesia jet carrying 162 people. The Airbus A320-200 had departed the Indonesian city of Surabaya around 5:30 a.m. on what would have been a short trip to Singapore. But air traffic control lost contact with the pilot...

    Merkel Urges Russia To Use ‘Influence’ To Push Separatists On Ukraine Peace Talks
    Dec28

    Merkel Urges Russia To Use ‘Influence’ To Push Separatists On Ukraine Peace Talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Russia to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to implement a cease-fire plan aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Biggest Gaffes, Blunders, Faux Pas, Snafus, Misstatements, And Missteps Of 2014
    Dec28

    The Biggest Gaffes, Blunders, Faux Pas, Snafus, Misstatements, And Missteps Of 2014

    Bad news abounded in 2014. So let’s focus on the lighter side, those instances where famous folks endured public humiliation or embarrassment, suffered severe cases of foot-in-mouth disease, as well as poor judgment or just plain ignorance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Zaporozhiya Nuclear Plant Takes Unit Offline
    Dec28

    Ukraine’s Zaporozhiya Nuclear Plant Takes Unit Offline

    MOSCOW (AP) — One unit of Ukraine’s Zaporozhiya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, has been taken offline because of generator problems. State nuclear power company Energoatom says the unit was disconnected from the electricity net early Sunday to prevent internal damage to the generator. It did not give further details, but said...

    Search For Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Suspended Until First Light
    Dec28

    Search For Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Suspended Until First Light

    JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia called off until first light a search for an AirAsia plane with 162 people on board that went missing on Sunday after pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from Indonesia’s Surabaya city to Singapore. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, an Airbus 320-200 carrying 155 passengers...

    Crimea to Liberia: 2014 in 12 Pictures
    Dec28

    Crimea to Liberia: 2014 in 12 Pictures

    January: A man hurls a rock during demonstrations in Kiev, Ukraine, in January. The crisis that resulted has prompted what many pundits are calling a “second cold war” between Russia and the West. Protesters occupied the central square of the Ukrainian capital demanding the resignation of the pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych. Scores of...

    Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year
    Dec28

    Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya,...

    Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year
    Dec28

    Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya,...

    How To Pitch A Hamburgers In A War Zone
    Dec28

    How To Pitch A Hamburgers In A War Zone

    Even as Ukraine remains in a military and financial crisis after the upheavals of 2014, Ukrainian business owners are trying to drum up interest from Western investors.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    The Missing AirAsia Flight Is Thought To Have Crashed Near An Island In Indonesia
    Dec28

    The Missing AirAsia Flight Is Thought To Have Crashed Near An Island In Indonesia

    The missing AirAsia flight is thought to have crashed near the Indonesian island of Belitung, The Jakarta Post reports. A search and rescue team has been dispatched to the area. CCTV News reports that wreckage might have been spotted near Belitung Island, but there has been no official confirmation of that yet. An official from the Indonesian...