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AirAsia #QZ8501: Three more bodies found by Malaysian vessel, bringing total to 37

AirAsia #QZ8501: Three more bodies found by Malaysian vessel, bringing total to 37

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 8:40 AM

DAY 10 (Tuesday) – A total of 37 bodies have been recovered, less than a quarter of the 162 passengers and crew onboard. 13 bodies have been identified while the rest [...]
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Indonesian naval captain says may have located missing plane’s tail section

Indonesian naval captain says may have located missing plane’s tail section

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:35 AM

An Indonesian naval patrol vessel found on Monday what the captain said could be the tail of a missing AirAsia jet, the section where the crucial black box voice and flight [...]
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Indonesia orders air officials’ suspension as crash probed

Indonesia orders air officials’ suspension as crash probed

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:33 AM

Indonesia on Monday ordered the suspension of aviation officials as it investigates the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501, also promising action against any domestic airlines [...]
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Cargo Ship Sinks off Vietnam, Captain Confirmed Dead

Cargo Ship Sinks off Vietnam, Captain Confirmed Dead

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The bodies of two crew members of the Norwegian cargo ship which sank off the coast of southern Vietnam have been identified as the captain and deputy captain, state media [...]
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Taiwan ex-leader Chen Shui-bian granted parole

Taiwan ex-leader Chen Shui-bian granted parole

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s ailing ex-president Chen Shui-bian was granted medical parole Monday after serving six years of a 20-year sentence for graft, as political leaders called for [...]
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3 things to know about new US sanctions on N Korea

3 things to know about new US sanctions on N Korea

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Here are three things to know about new US sanctions against North Korea over a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, whose movie depicting the fictional assassination of North [...]
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Runaway N. Korean soldier kill four Chinese: reports

Runaway N. Korean soldier kill four Chinese: reports

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A North Korean believed to be a runaway soldier killed four Chinese citizens during a robbery after he crossed the border into China in search of food, media reports said [...]
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Two Bangladesh opposition supporters shot dead: police

Two Bangladesh opposition supporters shot dead: police

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Deadly clashes erupted on the streets of Bangladesh Monday on the first anniversary of controversial elections as police besieged the main opposition leader in her office. [...]
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N. Korea blasts US for sanctions over Sony attack

N. Korea blasts US for sanctions over Sony attack

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday criticised the United States for slapping sanctions on Pyongyang officials and organisations for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures – the latest [...]
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Latest AirAsia flight incident ‘not stalled engine’, says Tony Fernandes

Latest AirAsia flight incident ‘not stalled engine’, says Tony Fernandes

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

AirAsia downplayed an incident on Saturday that saw one of its planes turned back before takeoff in Indonesia, a week after another of its jets crashed into the Java Sea with [...]
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AirAsia QZ8501: Search efforts to find flight data recorders resume

AirAsia QZ8501: Search efforts to find flight data recorders resume

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The search mission to find the flight data recorders from the crashed AirAsia passenger plane has resumed, as weather conditions improve over the Java Sea. Flight QZ8501 was [...]
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Indonesia govt to investigate all Indonesia AirAsia flight schedules after crash

Indonesia govt to investigate all Indonesia AirAsia flight schedules after crash

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s transport ministry will investigate all Indonesia AirAsia flight schedules from Monday, an official told Reuters, as part of a government probe into the [...]
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Ice likely caused AirAsia crash, Indonesia agency says

Ice likely caused AirAsia crash, Indonesia agency says

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Weather was the “triggering factor” in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 with icing likely causing engine damage, Indonesian officials said, as rough seas Sunday [...]
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Indonesia expands search for bodies from AirAsia crash

Indonesia expands search for bodies from AirAsia crash

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Recovery teams expanded their search in the Java Sea on Monday as they raced to find bodies and wreckage from AirAsia Flight 8501, which authorities fear have drifted in [...]
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Divers resume search for victims and fuselage of AirAsia jet

Divers resume search for victims and fuselage of AirAsia jet

06-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The weather improved Monday and divers will attempt again to locate large objects on the ocean floor believed to be the fuselage of the AirAsia flight that crashed more than [...]
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