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Missing plane MH370 mystery 'may not be solved' 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 - 19:15
Malaysia has warned that the reasons for the Malaysia Airlines plane's disappearance may never be known, as Prime Minister Najib Razak heads to Australia for talks on the search.Malaysia's police chief said that their investigation ...
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Nigeria suicide attack 'kills 21' near Maiduguri 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 - 17:12
At least 15 civilians have been killed in a suicide bombing by suspected Islamist militants in north-east Nigeria.6 of the attackers also died in the explosion, which took place on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri.Authorities ...
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Chile evacuates coast as 8.2 quake sparks tsunami 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 - 12:22
A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit Chile's Pacific coast, triggering tsunami waves of more than two metres, killing at least five people, and sparking warnings for people to flee to higher ground.The victims were four men and ...
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Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 - 7:30
The US Geological Survey says that an earthquake of 8.2 magnitudes has struck off Chile's coast near Iquique, triggering a tsunami warning for Latin America’s entire Pacific coast.It includes Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, ...
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Race against time to find MH370 black box 
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 - 12:42
Authorities were racing the clock Tuesday to find the "black box" of missing Flight MH370 before its signal goes silent, as Malaysia admitted it got the last words from the cockpit of the doomed plane wrong.Australian vessel Ocean ...
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Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370 
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 - 7:30
Malaysia's civil aviation department said late Monday the last words spoken by one of the pilots of missing Flight MH370 were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", and not the more casual "All right, good night" originally reported.The ...
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Pakistan's Musharraf charged in treason case 
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 20:24
A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution.Musharraf is accused of unlawfully suspending the constitution and instituting emergency rule in 2007.He ...
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North and South Korea exchange fire across western sea border 
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 12:42
North and South Korea have exchanged fire into the sea across the disputed western sea border.North Korea announced today that it would hold live-fire drills in seven parts of the border area.South Korea says it returned fire after ...
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"Overwhelming" evidence that MH370 is lost says Australian Prime Minister 
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 12:46
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said All evidence points to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 being lost in the remote Indian Ocean, backing his Malaysian counterpart's view that the plane crashed.The flight from Kuala Lumpur to ...
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Pakistan's Musharraf charged with high treason 
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 13:28
A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution.Musharraf is accused of unlawfully suspending the constitution and instituting emergency rule in 2007.He ...
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Objects retrieved not related to MH370, says Australia 
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 7:30
A number of objects retrieved by the HMAS Success and Haixun 01 on Saturday have been examined and are believed to be not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines MAS flight 370.It was reported that the objects have been examined on ...
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US company to build multibillion rupee oil pipeline here 
Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 18:09
A United States-based company has been selected to build a multibillion rupee project to lay a pipeline from the Colombo Port to the Kolonnawa fuel storage facility to expedite unloading of fuel from ships.Reports state, the US company ...
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Russia vows no Ukraine invasion 
Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 8:14
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov states Moscow has no intention of sending troops into Ukraine.His comments came after the US and Russian presidents discussed a possible diplomatic solution to the crisis.The US-backed plan calls ...
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Malaysia minister says search for "survivors" to continue 
Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 19:55
Malaysia's acting transport minister vowed today, to continue the search for "possible survivors" from a missing passenger plane, three weeks after it vanished."No matter how remote the odds, we will pray, hope against hope, and continue ...
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Objects spotted in search for MH370 to be verified 
Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 9:00
Five planes have spotted "objects" in the new area of the Indian Ocean being searched for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.The sightings would need confirmation by ship, possibly today.The Beijing-bound airliner disappeared on ...
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Flight MH370: Search shifted 700 miles north 
Friday, 28 March 2014 - 19:14
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has moved to a new part of the Indian Ocean due to a "credible lead".The Australian and Malaysian governments say the search will now focus on an area 1,100km north-east of the ...
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Search for Malaysia plane shifted 
Friday, 28 March 2014 - 14:19
Australia says the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has moved to a new part of the Indian Ocean due to a "credible lead".The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said the search would now focus on an area 1,100km north-east ...
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Japan satellite images show floating objects possibly from MH370 
Friday, 28 March 2014 - 8:18
Japanese satellite images have shown around 10 floating objects off Australia, possibly from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.;The objects were spotted in waters roughly 2,500 kilometres southwest of Perth.Japan's Cabinet Satellite ...
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Thai satellite finds 300 floating objects in jet search 
Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 16:16
Thailand has spotted 300 floating objects in the southern Indian Ocean during a satellite search for the missing Malaysian airliner.The objects, ranging from 2 to 15 metres in size, were scattered over an area about 2,700 kilometres ...
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Obama to meet Pope during Rome visit 
Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 11:39
US President Barack Obama is due to meet Pope Francis for the first time on the third leg of a European tour dominated by the crisis in Ukraine.He flew into Rome after three days of talks with EU leaders in the Netherlands and Brussels.Tensions ...
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 7:55
Emergency services are continuing to search for almost 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 460 people sank off South Korea.Officials say 179 people have been rescued.Most of the passengers on board were students ...
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