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    Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel
    Dec28

    Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel

    German Chancellor makes appeal to Russian government …read more Source: The Globe and...

    AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather over Indonesia with 162 aboard
    Dec28

    AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather over Indonesia with 162 aboard

    JAKARTA, Indonesia A massive sea search was underway for an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday while flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board through airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning, officials said. More than 12 hours later, shocked family members huddled at the Surabaya airport...

    AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather over Indonesia with 162 aboard
    Dec28

    AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather over Indonesia with 162 aboard

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – A massive sea search was underway for an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday while flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board through airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning, officials said. More than 12 hours later, shocked family members huddled at the Surabaya airport...

    Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Reactor For Second Time This Month
    Dec28

    Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Reactor For Second Time This Month

    Ukraine has shut down a reactor at of its most powerful nuclear power plant for the second time in a month due to an apparent electrical malfunction. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AirAsia plane missing while flying from Indonesia to Singapore
    Dec28

    AirAsia plane missing while flying from Indonesia to Singapore

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore. The two countries immediately launched a search and rescue operation but there was no word on the plane’s whereabouts more than six hours...

    In Reversal, Germany Cools to Russian Investment
    Dec28

    In Reversal, Germany Cools to Russian Investment

    After years of post-Cold War business and political alliances, mistrust over the conflict in Ukraine has created a slew of canceled deals and ventures. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine nuke plant unit taken offline
    Dec28

    Ukraine nuke plant unit taken 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...

    Ukrainian nuclear plant takes unit offline because of generator problem
    Dec28

    Ukrainian nuclear plant takes unit offline because of generator problem

    One unit of Ukraine’s Zaporozhiya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, has been taken offline because of generator problems. …read more Source: FOX...

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident
    Dec28

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An AirAsia flight with 162 people aboard disappeared Saturday on the way from Indonesia to Singapore. It’s a third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters and the latest missing flight. ___ MH370 The disappearance of Malaysia...

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident
    Dec28

    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    After a four-month hiatus, the hunt resumed Oct. 4 with new, more sophisticated equipment including sonar, video cameras and jet fuel sensors aboard three ships that will spend up to a year in a desolate stretch of the sea, about 1,800 kilometers (1,100 miles) west of Australia. Officials initially ruled out terrorism, but conspiracy theories...