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Weather worries remain in hunt for AirAsia plane

January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Weather worries remain in hunt for AirAsia plane

Members of the National Search And Rescue Agency carry a coffin containing the body of one of the victims on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 to transfer to Surabaya at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Searchers were racing “against time and weather” Thursday to recover the dead from the [&hellip...

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Australian’s family hope Egypt will deport him

January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Australian’s family hope Egypt will deport him

Staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. An Egyptian appeals court ordered a retrial Thursday in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists held for over a year, overturning the ruling in...

Better weather allows AirAsia search to resume

January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Better weather allows AirAsia search to resume

National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) personnel carry the body of a victim on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501, from a helicopter upon arrival at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. The weather improved as the search...

35 killed, 46 injured in Shanghai stampede

January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on 35 killed, 46 injured in Shanghai stampede

A relative speaks to journalists at a hospital where those injured by a stampede are being treated in Shanghai, China, Thursday Jan. 1, 2015. Dozens died in a stampede during New Year’s celebrations in downtown Shanghai, city officials said – the...

Ghost town: As Lithuania joins euro, concern over emigration

January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Ghost town: As Lithuania joins euro, concern over emigration

Bank staff fill a cash machine with euro currency in Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday. Dec. 30, 2014, as preparations continue for the currency swap-over. Political leaders are hoping that joining the euro on Jan. 1 will help Lithuania distance itself further from...

AirAsia’s brash CEO in spotlight after jet disappears

December 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on AirAsia’s brash CEO in spotlight after jet disappears

FILE – In an Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Fernandes is more than just the CEO of AirAsia: He’s the brash personality and cheerleader-like...

Cuba-US detente upends life for Cuban dissidents

December 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Cuba-US detente upends life for Cuban dissidents

Members of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White participate in a demonstration in Havana, Cuba, Sunday Dec. 28, 2014. Less than two weeks after it was announced, the U.S.-Cuba detente is already upending the civil society Obama hopes to strengthen. The...

Ferry passengers recount chaos: No fire alarm, just smoke

December 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Ferry passengers recount chaos: No fire alarm, just smoke

Rescuers assist a passenger of the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, in the harbor of Bari, southern Italy, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. A ferry carrying nearly 500 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday,...

Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

December 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

FILE- In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, file photo, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, left, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Blair’s left, and Religion Leaders hold a Mosquito net with a women lying inside to demonstrate the use of...

US, NATO mark end of 13-year war in Afghanistan

December 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on US, NATO mark end of 13-year war in Afghanistan

Soldiers for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) attend a ceremony at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with the ceremony at their...