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China plane searching for Malaysia Airlines plane spots three objects

Beijing:  No debris spotted in an area off the west coast of Australia has been recovered, a Malaysian minister involved in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Saturday, adding he hoped for some news soon. The first plane back ...

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Aircrew with latest gear trusts its eyes to find Malaysian jet

Aboard rescue flight 74, over the Indian Ocean:  As the U.S. Navy surveillance plane veered sharply back toward white objects floating in the ocean below, an automated voice warned, “Banking! Banking!” The console settings in the cockpit showed the plane at ...

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King Abdullah expansion project to provide 4000 jobs

JEDDAH – Emir of Makkah region Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah said the King Abdullah expansion project for the Grand Mosque in Makkah will provide 4,000 new sustainable jobs for the Saudi youth after completion of the expansion, SPA said. During his ...

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Thailand satellite finds 300 floating objects in missing Malaysian jet search

BANGKOK: Thailand satellite images have shown 300 floating objects in the southern Indian Ocean during a search for the missing Malaysian airliner, an official said on Thursday. The objects, ranging from two to 15 metres (6.5 to 50 feet) in ...

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Flight MH370: Planes, ships race to beat bad weather in search for missing Malaysian jet

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR: Aircraft and ships scouring the southern Indian Ocean for wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were racing to beat bad weather on Thursday and reach an area where new satellite images showed what could be a debris field. ...

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Pollution kills 7 million people every year: WHO

Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. The agency said air pollution ...

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Flight MH370: Malaysia says jet crashed in Indian Ocean; China wants evidence

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Monday that a missing jetliner had crashed into the Indian Ocean, an announcement that was greeted with hysteria by Chinese relatives of those on board and a demand by China that Kuala Lumpur share all ...

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Turkey shoots down Syrian plane, saying it violated airspace

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s armed forces shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday after it crossed into Turkish airspace in a border region where Syrian rebels have been battling President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. “A Syrian plane violated our airspace,” Prime Minister Tayyip ...

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Australia ‘clutching’ at MH370 leads after new data

Perth, Australia:  Australia said on Monday that French satellite data indicating floating objects possibly linked to missing Flight MH370 related to an area outside the current search zone, while admitting to “clutching” at every piece of new information. Malaysian authorities on ...

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Chinese Student Commits Suicide By Jumping Out Window During Class

A young Chinese student committed suicide by jumping to his death out window during class. A CCTV video from inside a crowded classroom shows the student sitting motionlessly in the bottom right. Then all of a sudden the youngster stands ...

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Libya’s Tripoli airport closed after rockets hit runway

(Reuters) – Libyan authorities closed the airport in the capital Tripoli on Friday after rockets hit a runway on Friday, officials said. “Flights were halted but the airport has been reopened using a second runway,” a spokesman for the transport ...

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Australia says definite findings on MH370 debris in 2-3 days

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia expects to make a quick deliberation on whether possible debris seen at sea is indeed from flight MH370, a report said on Thursday, but a first spotter flight failed to locate anything in bad weather. Authorities ...

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US, Russia exchange threats at tense UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS: Russia and the United States exchanged threats on Wednesday at a tense UN security council meeting over the Ukraine crisis, with the Russian envoy saying the US ambassador’s “insults” are jeopardizing Moscow’s willingness to cooperate with Washington on ...

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Thai radar might have tracked missing Malaysian Airlines plane

KUALA LUMPUR: Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand’s military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane but didn’t report it “because we did not pay attention to it”. Search crews from ...

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