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Missing Malaysian airliner: Spotting of oil slicks confirmed
Ho Chi Minh City, March 9 (IANS) A Vietnamese helicopter discovered two oil slicks in waters off the coast of Vietnam after a Malaysia Airlines plane an hour into the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early Saturday, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 12:04:04 PM

No sign of missing Malaysian airliner, search continues
Kuala Lumpur, March 9 (IANS) The whereabouts of a Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing with 227 passengers and 12 crew since early Saturday are still unknown despite a round-the-clock multilateral search and rescue operation, officials said.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 11:40:05 AM

Thousands of women stage protests in Istanbul
Istanbul, March 9 (IANS) More than 2,000 Turkish women staged anti-government protests on the International Women's Day in Istanbul Saturday evening.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 4:54:05 AM

Rebels execute 10 people in Syria
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) A radical rebel group executed about 10 civilians in Syria's southern province of Daraa, the media reported Saturday.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 4:18:05 AM

No information on missing flight: Malaysia Airline
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) There is still no information on the location of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370, more than 24 hours after it lost contact with ground, the airline said early Sunday.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 3:12:22 AM

31 killed in violent attacks across Iraq
Bbaghdad, March 9 (IANS) At least 31 people, including a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections, were killed and 49 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Saturday, Xinhua reported citing police sources.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 3:00:10 AM

Sri Lankan president defiant over human rights criticism
Colombo, March 9 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa promised to push ahead with development while opening a Japanese funded highway here Saturday, reiterating he would not back down from international scrutiny over the country's human rights record, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 2:08:05 AM

Ashton in Tehran for nuclear talks
Tehran, March 9 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton arrived in Iran's capital Tehran Saturday for talks on Iran's nuclear issue and the relations between Iran and Europe, media reported.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 12:50:04 AM

Malaysian airliner goes missing, oil slicks draw rescuers (Roundup)
Kuala Lumpur/Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Multinational rescue efforts were intensified late Saturday, almost 20 hours after a Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines plane with 239 people on board lost contact with air traffic control and went missing two hours after taking off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 10:40:04 PM

Syrian troops recapture key town
Damascus, March 8 (IANS) Syrian troops have fully recaptured a key town in the country's central province of Homs, the Syrian army said Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 8:58:04 PM

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