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  • UK says British citizen on board of AirAsia missing flight

    Date: 2014-12-28 10:34:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:1627173

    LONDON, Dec 28 (MENA) – British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said on Sunday that a British citizen was on board of the AirAsia missing flight that was carrying 162 people on board. The office informed the citizens' family with the ....

  • Austrian president supports recognition of Palestinian state "in proper time"

    Date: 2014-12-28 10:27:07 GMT - Austria - World - SN:52 - ID:1627301

    VIENNA, Dec 28 (MENA) - Austrian President Heinz Fischer on Sunday voiced his support for his country's recognition of the Palestinian state "in the proper time". In statements to the press before the advent of the new year, Fischher called for ....

  • Missing AirAsia wreckage found near Belitung Island

    Date: 2014-12-28 09:41:31 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:43 - ID:1626601

    JAKARTA, Dec 28 (MENA) – Unconfirmed reports have emerged online that wreckage, allegedly to be from the missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has been found in the waters off East Belitung, the Star reported on Sunday. This was reported by the ....

  • Japan, China officials unite on environmental measures as ties warm

    Date: 2014-12-28 09:41:05 GMT - China - World - SN:42 - ID:1626925

    BEIJING, Dec 28 (MENA) - Japanese and Chinese officials agreed Sunday to step up cooperation on energy-conservation and environmental measures during the first high-level governmental meeting since their leaders last month held official talks for ....

  • U.S. hopes to seal nuke accord with Seoul early next year: envoy

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:57:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:1626369

    SEOUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - The United States hopes that the ongoing negotiations over revising its nuclear cooperation accord with South Korea can be completed early next year, Yonhap quoted the U.S. ambassador to Seoul as saying Sunday. Seoul and ....

  • No Russians on board lost AirAsia jet - Russia embassy in Indonesia

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:53:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:1626417

    MOSCOW, Dec 28 (MENA) - No Russians were on board an AirAsia jet gone missing, official of the consular department at Russian Embassy in Indonesia Roman Romanov told TASS on Sunday. "We have got in contact with the air carrier and they confirmed ....

  • 22 insurgents killed across the country

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:52:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:1626409

    KABUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - Interior ministry of Afghanistan said 22 insurgents were killed during clearance operations across the country, Khaama Press reported. A statement issued by the ministry states that seven insurgents sustained injuries in ....

  • Scores trapped on burning Italian ferry

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:49:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:23 - ID:1626381

    ATHENS, Dec 28 (MENA) - A fire has broken out on an Italian ferry during bad weather off Greece, Sky news reported. More than 400 passengers were on board the Norman Atlantic and the Greek authorities are carrying out an emergency ....

  • Japan's vice foreign minister to visit Seoul this week

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:33:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:1625993

    SEOUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - Japan's vice foreign minister plans to visit Seoul this week to discuss an array of bilateral and regional issues, Yonhap quoted Seoul's foreign ministry as saying Sunday. Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki will ....

  • AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore missing

    Date: 2014-12-28 07:00:46 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:9 - ID:1625693

    JAKARTA, Dec 25 (MENA) – An AirAsia flight travelling from Indonesia to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control with 162 people on board, the BBC reported on Sunday. Flight QZ8501 lost contact at 07:24 (23:24 GMT), Malaysia-based ....

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