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Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

(BBC) – The Malaysian government has officially declared the disappearance of Malaysian Airline flight MH370 an accident and has said that there were no survivors. 00    Read More »

Amazon Japan ‘co-operating’ with police after raid

Amazon Japan ‘co-operating’ with police after raid

(BBC) – Japanese police raided Amazon’s Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse. 00    Read More »

Malaysia Airlines website ‘compromised’ by hackers

Malaysia Airlines website ‘compromised’ by hackers

(BBC) – Hackers claiming to be from the “Lizard Squad – Official Cyber Caliphate” group have attacked the official website of Malaysia Airlines. 00    Read More »

India and US seal nuclear deal as Modi hosts Obama

India and US seal nuclear deal as Modi hosts Obama

(BBC) – The US and India have announced a breakthrough on a pact that will allow American companies to supply India with civilian nuclear technology. 00    Read More »

Japan checking IS ‘hostage death’ video

Japan checking IS ‘hostage death’ video

(BBC) – Japan says it is seeking to verify a video that claims Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa, held by Islamic State (IS) militants, has been killed. 00    Read More »

Li Ka-shing in talks to buy O2 for £10bn

Li Ka-shing in talks to buy O2 for £10bn

(BBC) – Asia’s richest person Li Ka-shing is in talks to buy Britain’s second-largest mobile provider O2 for up to £10.25bn ($15.4bn) from Spain’s Telefonica. 00    Read More »

Yemen’s al Qaeda renews calls for lone-wolf attacks in West

(Reuters) – Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, an official with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), based in Yemen, has urged Muslims to carry out lone-wolf strikes in Western countries two weeks after his group said it was behind the Paris attacks, SITE Monitoring reported. 00    Read More »

China boat capsize on Yangtze river kills 22

China boat capsize on Yangtze river kills 22

(BBC) – Twenty-two people have been confirmed dead after a tugboat capsized on the Yangtze river in eastern China, state media report. 00    Read More »

Crucial AirAsia cockpit black box recovered

Crucial AirAsia cockpit black box recovered

Indonesian divers have pulled out the cockpit voice recorder from the sunken wreckage of an AirAsia passenger jet, a key step towards determining the cause of the crash that killed all 162 people aboard. 00    Read More »

China’s car sales growth halves in 2014

China’s car sales growth halves in 2014

(BBC) – Growth in vehicle sales in the world’s largest car market, China, halved last year as the country’s economic expansion slowed. 00    Read More »