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  • Two dead, 4 others missing in fishing boat fire off Dokdo

    Date: 2014-12-30 11:29:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:1641005

    SEOUL, Dec 30 (MENA) - Two fishermen died and four others went missing Tuesday after a fishing vessel caught fire off South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, according to Yonhap News Agency. The fire on the Munseong 103 occurred around 5:13 ....

  • Scottish government confirms second Ebola case

    Date: 2014-12-30 10:27:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:1640441

    GLASGOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - A second patient is being tested for Ebola in Scotland after returning from West Africa, following the first confirmed case of the virus in the UK, according to The Telegraph. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the new ....

  • Indonesia says sure debris found is from missing plane

    Date: 2014-12-30 10:14:07 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:22 - ID:1640389

    JAKARTA, Dec 3 (MENA) - Indonesian authorities said they found debris from the AirAsia Bhd. (AIRA) passenger plane that went missing three days ago with 162 people on board, the first breakthrough in finding out what happened to the jet on a flight ....

  • FM: Azerbaijan to develop ties with Baltic, Arab Gulf states in 2015

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:54:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:19 - ID:1640445

    CAIRO, Dec 30 (MENA) – Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Almar Mamedyarov said on Tuesday that Azerbaijan would go ahead with developing its relations with the Baltic and the Arab Gulf states in 2015. ِThree-way cooperation frameworks were developed ....

  • S. Korea to join search for missing AirAsia plane

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:37:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:1640121

    SEOUL, Dec 30 (MENA) - South Korea will send a surveillance plane later Tuesday to join the Indonesia-led search for an AirAsia plane that went missing two days earlier with 162 people on board, Seoul's defense ministry said, according to Yonhap ....

  • 3 Chinese ships enter Japan's territorial waters around Senkakus

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:37:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:1640117

    TOKYO, Dec 30 (MENA) - Three China Coast Guard ships sailed in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea for about two hours Tuesday, the Japan Coast Guard said, Kyodo News Agency reported. China Coast Guard ....

  • Chinese military jet, vessel join search for missing AirAsia flight

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:06:05 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:1639533

    BEIJING, Dec 30 (MENA) - China on Monday announced that it will send aircraft and vessel to join the search and rescue work for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, according to Xinhua News Agency. "After consultations with the Indonesian government, ....

  • Brazil lightning strike kills four people on beach

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:05:38 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:1639529

    BRAZILIA, Dec 30 (MENA) - Four people in Brazil have been killed by a lightning strike on a beach crowded with holidaymakers, according to media reports, the BBC reported. Four others were taken to hospital - two of them are said to be in a ....

  • Fire in Pakistan shopping mall reportedly kills at least 13

    Date: 2014-12-30 07:34:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:8 - ID:1639537

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (MENA) - A fire in a shopping mall in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 13 people, local media reported Tuesday, according to ABC News. The fire broke out at the oldest shopping center in the eastern city, which is ....

  • Indonesia search teams detect depris at sea

    Date: 2014-12-30 07:18:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:5 - ID:1639541

    JAKARTA, Dec 29 (MENA) - Indonesian officials say search teams have spotted debris at sea in the hunt for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, according to the BBC. Several objects were seen floating in the Java Sea off the Indonesian part of the ....

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