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MH370's final resting place narrowed 
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 - 17:39
Australia says the final resting place of missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 has been narrowed.More signals have been detected revealed search chief Angus Houston at a news conference in Perth.He said the most recent 'ping' was ...
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Missing Malaysia plane: Search 'regains recorder signal' 
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 - 14:18
Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have reacquired signals that could be consistent with "black box" flight recorders.The Australian official leading the search said that Australian vessel Ocean Shield heard the ...
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Ukraine crisis: Key four-way talks announced 
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 - 7:30
Senior officials from the EU, Russia, the US and Ukraine are to meet next week to discuss the worsening situation in Ukraine.It will be the first four-way meeting since the crisis erupted.EU foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton will ...
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Iran nuclear talks to intensify 
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 16:43
Iran and world powers begin a new round of nuclear talks today, hoping to make enough progress to move up a gear and start drafting a historic final deal next month.This will however require Iran and the five UN Security Council permanent ...
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Hunt for MH370 'pings' to go on for days before sub launch 
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 13:03
The hunt for underwater signals from missing Flight MH370 is likely to continue for days before a robot submersible is deployed to comb the seabed.The detection of sonic pings consistent with those emitted by aircraft black box recorders ...
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US warns Russia over 'destabilisation' 
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 10:32
The US has voiced "great concern" about heightened tension in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia demonstrators seized government buildings in three cities.US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in a phone ...
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Plane search has 'best lead so far' 
Monday, 07 April 2014 - 12:15
An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from aircraft black boxes.Australian defence vessel Ocean Shield acquired the signal twice, once for more than two hours, ...
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Video : India votes in world's biggest election 
Monday, 07 April 2014 - 8:59
The first Indian voters head to the polls today for the world's biggest election, set to sweep the opposition Hindu nationalists to power at a time of low growth, anger about corruption and warnings about religious unrest.India's 814-million-strong ...
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Pakistan to release 13 Taliban prisoners. 
Sunday, 06 April 2014 - 14:31
The Pakistan interior minister said today, that they will release another 13 Taliban prisoners as a "goodwill gesture" to help ongoing peace talks with militants.The announcement came after the Pakistani Taliban yesterday, extended ...
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Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'picks up signal' 
Sunday, 06 April 2014 - 9:01
A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has picked up a pulse signal.They say the signal has a frequency of 37.5kHz - the same as those emitted by the flight recorders.However, ...
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India's Hindu nationalists tipped to win as poll looms 
Saturday, 05 April 2014 - 17:56
Indian politicians hit the campaign trail for a final day on Saturday before the start of a marathon nine-phase election, expected to vault the right-wing Hindu nationalist opposition to power.Newspapers carried full front-page ads ...
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Chicago train crash driver who 'fell asleep' is sacked 
Saturday, 05 April 2014 - 13:09
A Chicago train operator, whose train derailed last month when she dozed off, has been sacked.Thirty-two people were hurt.The woman, worked as an operator for two months and reportedly admitted it was not the first time she had dozed ...
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US allows Boeing airplane component sales to Iran 
Saturday, 05 April 2014 - 13:08
The US Treasury has granted plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export certain spare commercial parts to Iran.Boeing has had no public dealings with Tehran since 1979.In a statement, the US company said the licence had been granted ...
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Death sentences for India rapists 
Friday, 04 April 2014 - 21:19
A court in India has sentenced three men to hang, under a new law which carries the death penalty for those convicted of multiple sexual assaults.The men were convicted of raping a photo-journalist in Mumbai last year.But they were ...
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Two journalists shot in Afghanistan 
Friday, 04 April 2014 - 21:03
Two foreign journalists have been shot by a man dressed as a policeman in eastern Afghanistan.One of the journalists has died, and the other has been critically wounded.The incident reportedly took place in a small town on Afghanistan's ...
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Underwater search begins for MH370 New 
Friday, 04 April 2014 - 16:25
Australian officials say Towed pinger locators will begin to search the southern Indian Ocean for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.Two ships with pinger locator capabilities will search a 240km track under water, in ...
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Malaysia's Anwar accuses government of MH370 cover-up 
Friday, 04 April 2014 - 10:06
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim accused the government of hiding information on missing flight MH370, telling Britain's Daily Telegraph that the country's radar system would have detected any change of course.Anwar, who recently ...
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Chile leader evacuates as second big quake strikes 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 - 15:27
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed 6 people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led to mass evacuations.A tsunami alert in Chile and Peru was again issued, but was later ...
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Malaysia "will not rest" until closure on MH370 says Malaysian Prime Minister 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 - 13:36
Malaysia will not rest until it can give answers to the distraught families of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Prime Minister Najib Razak said admitting the search was a "gargantuan" challenge.International efforts ...
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Sub joins MH370 hunt as Malaysia police probe draws blank 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 - 8:48
A British nuclear sub with underwater search capabilities reinforced the Indian Ocean hunt for flight MH370 , but Malaysian police warned the cause of the jet's mysterious disappearance may never be known.Despite extensive scouring ...
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