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Japan, China join forces in hunt for missing plane
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Japanese search and rescue teams joined Chinese aircraft Sunday in the hunt for signs of missing Malaysian plane -- MH370 -- which has mysteriously vanished.

Monday, March 24, 2014 12:56:16 AM

Missing airliner: No trace but hope sustains search (Roundup)
Canberra, March 23 (IANS) Search for a missing Malaysian airliner yielded no result even more than a fortnight after it disappeared but Australian acting Prime Minister Warren Truss Sunday said the hunt will continue as long as there is hope. Search continued in the southern Indian Ocean after sightings of debris believed to be from the plane.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 9:40:05 PM

Australia vows to search until missing airliner found
Canberra, March 23 (IANS) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss reiterated Sunday that they will keep searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian airliner as long as they have hope.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 6:20:09 PM

Jet hunt: Search resumes in cloudy weather
Canberra, March 23 (IANS) The search operation for the missing Malaysian airliner resumed Sunday morning with eight aircraft being tasked to search the area in the southern Indian Ocean in cloudy weather.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 10:34:10 AM

Outcry after Chinese demolish Australian houses
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) Chinese buyers are bending rules related to the purchase of Australian homes, the head of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria has revealed.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 3:52:19 AM

Jet hunt: Day's search ends with sighting of 'objects' (Roundup)
Canberra/Perth/Beijing, March 22 (IANS) The search for the missing Malaysian airliner ended Saturday in the southern Indian Ocean with the sighting of some objects with the naked eye even as China said that one of its satellites has spotted an object in the search area.

Saturday, March 22, 2014 8:30:04 PM

Five killed in a light plane crash in Australia
Canberra, March 22 (IANS) Five people were killed when a light plane crashed Saturday at Caboolture airfield, north of Brisbane in the Australian state of Queensland, the media reported.

Saturday, March 22, 2014 3:08:04 PM

Missing jet: Hunt resumes in good weather
Canberra, March 22 (IANS) Search operations for the missing Malaysian airliner resumed Saturday in the southern Indian Ocean, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) stated, adding the weather conditions are good in the search area.

Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:38:04 AM

Search for missing jet switches to human sighting
Canberra, March 21 (IANS) The search for objects possibly related to the missing Malaysian airliner Friday changed from radar detection to visual sightings, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.

Friday, March 21, 2014 6:54:08 PM

Former Australian PM under campaign donation scanner
Sydney, March 21 (IANS) Australia's Labour Party number crunchers are questioning why an A$200,000 (about $181,000) election campaign donation ended up in former prime minister Kevin Rudd's electorate account.

Friday, March 21, 2014 2:30:08 PM

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