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  • Indonesia urges extra forces to search for AirAsia black boxes

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:57:29 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:74 - ID:1661665

    JAKARTA, Jan 2 (MENA) - Indonesian authorities need additional forces to join the search operation for the black boxes from the crashed Malaysian jet, Itar Tass quoted the chief of the country’s national transportation safety committee was as saying ....

  • Daesh fighters 'have contracted Ebola', WHO investigates

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:53:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:1662149

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - The World Health Organisation is investigating reports that Daesh militants have been showing up at an Iraqi hospital with Ebola, the Daily Mail reported. According to three media outlets an undisclosed number of militants ....

  • Fire razes 21 houses in China

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:41:13 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:1661861

    BEIJING, Jan 2 (MENA) – A huge fire destroyed 21 houses in an ancient village in the Chinese autonomous region of Guangxi Zhuang. The fire left 130 homeless, but no casualties were reported. Rescuers said the fire broke out at 20 minutes ....

  • Russian, German, French foreign ministers discuss peace process in Ukraine's southeast

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:15:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:1661837

    MOSCOW, Jan 2 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have discussed ways of contributing to the peace process in the southeast of Ukraine as part of the Minsk agreements, the TASS cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Plane fire fear forces emergency landing at Southend airport

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:05:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:1661841

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - A plane with 28 passengers on board was forced to make an emergency landing at London Southend Airport after fears one of its engines was on fire, the BBC reported on Friday. Firefighters were called to the airport at 08:30 ....

  • S. Korean plane finds six bodies of AirAsia crash victims

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:25:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:61 - ID:1661609

    SEOUL, Jan 2 (MENA) - A South Korean maritime patrol aircraft on a search mission for victims of a crashed AirAsia jet found six bodies Friday, Yonhap quoted Seoul's Defense Ministry as saying. The South Korean Navy's P-3C plane was dispatched on ....

  • Four injured after plane blown off Stornoway runway

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:01:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:1661557

    GLASGOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Four people have been injured after a plane came off the runway at Stornoway Airport on the Isle of Lewis, the BBC reported Friday. The Loganair service was due to fly to Glasgow on Friday. It is thought it may have been ....

  • Italy coast guard boards boat carrying migrants

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:00:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:57 - ID:1661405

    ROME, Jan 2 (MENA) - Italian authorities have taken control of a boat carrying 450 migrants, thought to be Syrians, after the crew abandoned it off Italy's coast, The BBC reported on Friday. The Italian coast guard said it was now being towed to ....

  • Bin Laden evidence will be used against British student

    Date: 2015-01-02 13:04:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:53 - ID:1661113

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - Documents seized by Seal Team Six from the compound of Osama bin Laden will be used in the trial of a British-based student accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Manchester, The Times reported. Abid Naseer, 28, who is ....

  • AirAsia flight 8501: bodies of 30 crash victims recovered

    Date: 2015-01-02 12:32:03 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:50 - ID:1661013

    JAKARTA, Jan 2 (MENA) - At least 30 bodies of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims have been recovered, authorities said, as ships with sensitive equipment searched for the plane's fuselage, ABC News reported. Five of the victims were found still strapped ....

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