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MH370 Debris: Chinese Relatives Still Await Loved Ones' Bodies
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:43:00 GMTBEIJING — Chinese relatives of those on board missing Flight MH370 said Thursday they were torn over the discovery of possible debris from the missing plane, adding it would mean nothing until their loved ones were found. "Without finding the bodies, we ...
Taliban Say They Are 'Not Aware' of New Round of Peace Talks
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:42:00 GMTThe Afghan Taliban, who have been fighting to topple the Kabul government for almost 14 years, said on Thursday they are "not aware" of a new round of peace talks due the following day in Pakistan — a statement indicating the group may be pulling out of ...
Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:59:00 GMTIn this Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 , file photo, a Palestinian woman holds a poster with a drawing depicting Islamic Jihad member Khader Adnan with a locked mouth, who has been on hunger strike for two months, during a demonstration in Jerusalem. (Photo ...
MH370 Search: How Currents Could Have Carried Wreckage All the Way to Reunion
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:04:00 GMTScientifically speaking, there's no reason the airplane fragment found Wednesday on Reunion island in the Indian Ocean, couldn't be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — even though it's 4,000 miles away from MH370's last known position before it vanished.
Malaysia official: Debris 'almost certainly' from Boeing 777
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:07:00 GMTIn this March 31, 2014, photo, the shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion is seen on low level cloud while the aircraft searches for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia.
Mexican President’s Ties to Contractor Raise Questions
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:13:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO XOCHICUAUTLA, Mexico — Armando García has filed lawsuits, joined protests and gotten arrested trying to stop a highway from slicing through his hilly backyard in a nature reserve. But even with a court order on his side, bright green pines ...
Lawyer: Litvinenko poison may have harmed Londoners' health
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:50:00 GMTFILE - In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 file photo, Russian businessman Dmitry Kovtun speaks during a press conference at Interfax headquarters in Moscow, Russia. A prime suspect in the killing of Alexander Litvinenko says he won't testify as planned at an ...
AP PHOTOS: Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syrian war woes
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:06:00 GMTIn this Saturday, July 25, 2015 photo, a Syrian refugee girl fills water from a tanker to her tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. Aid agencies asked for $4.5 billion for 2015 to help refugees ...
Tsipras Confronts Rebels Within Who Oppose Greece Bailout Talks
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:02:00 GMTGreece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras confronted rebels within his own party for not backing him, in a showdown that could put Europe’s most indebted state on course for snap elections. The premier addressed a central committee meeting of the Syriza ...
Hundreds of Migrants Try Again to Storm Eurotunnel
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:59:00 GMTA few hundred migrants have tried once again to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais, France, in week of chaotic attempts to get from continental Europe to Britain. The number of people attempting to enter the tunnel was less than earlier in the week.
Savchenko Trial Opens In Russia
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:41:00 GMTA Russian court has begun the trial of a Ukrainian air force pilot charged by Russian authorities in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists covering the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Nadiya Savchenko's high-profile trial is being held in ...
A Hungarian fence creates new front in Europe's migrant crisis
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:59:00 GMTSUBOTICA, Serbia (Reuters) - Swifts darted in and out of nesting holes in the scrubland around an old brick factory in northern Serbia. In the shade of the trees, Syrians and Afghans rested amid the rubbish of those who came before them, waiting for ...
Fewer migrant bids to cross Channel from France: police
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:44:00 GMTCalais (France) (AFP) - Migrants holed up in northern France made fewer attempts to get to England via the Channel Tunnel in the early hours of Thursday, police said, suggesting beefed-up security is having an impact. Police counted several hundred bids to ...
Beijing favorite in IOC vote for 2022 Winter Olympics
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:33:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — When it comes to votes on Olympic host cities, geopolitics can play a crucial role in determining the victor. That's likely to be the case more than ever Friday when the International Olympic Committee chooses between ...
Egypt court 'adjourns Al Jazeera trial for ninth time'
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:43:00 GMTAn Egyptian court is reported to have adjourned the long-running retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists for the ninth time, according to security officers at the courthouse. The defendants, their lawyers and Al Jazeera have not been formally informed of ...
SEE IT: Harrowing body cam video shows British cops being attacked by knife-wielding man
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:21:00 GMTNewly released video shows a breathtaking attack on two unarmed British police officers by a frenzied man wielding a large knife. Northhamptonshire cops were responding to a domestic disturbance call at a housing project when a hopped-up Lee Vickers turned ...
China Stages Huge Military Drills in South China Sea
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:32:00 GMTChina is holding a series of military exercises in the disputed South China Sea this week, and one of them involved live-fire drills with more than 100 ships, including some with nuclear capabilities. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesman Restituto ...
Australia says discovery of debris on Indian Ocean island 'a major lead' in hunt for MH370
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:38:00 GMTAustralian officials investigating the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Thursday that the discovery of debris on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion was "a major lead", but warned it was "too early" to say whether it belonged to the ...
Australia: Debris found off Reunion is 'major lead' in MH370 search
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:36:00 GMT(CNN)The discovery of debris off the coast of Reunion Island is "a very significant development" in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but it's too soon to say whether it's part of the missing aircraft, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren ...
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