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Fuel, debris determined not from missing Malaysia Airlines flight, as search expands

BEIJING — Frustration mounted Monday over what has become one of the most perplexing aviation disasters in history, as the search for a vanished Malaysia Airlines passenger jet dramatically expanded in its third day. Read full article >>...
by Eastasianews on Mar 10, 2014

Frustration mounts as search for Malaysia Airlines jet continues

BEIJING — Frustration mounted on Monday over what has become one of the most perplexing aviation disasters in history, as the search for a vanished Malaysia Airlines passenger jet dramatically expanded in its third day. Read full article >&...
by Eastasianews on Mar 10, 2014

Debris may be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight

BEIJING — The two-day, multi­nation search for a vanished Malaysia Airlines passenger jet has turned up an unconfirmed fragment of debris but delivered few other clues about one of the most confounding aviation disasters in recent memory.
by Eastasianews on Mar 9, 2014

Debris spotted may be from missing Malaysian Airline flight

BEIJING — Vietnamese aircraft located possible debris from the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane late Sunday, including a rectangular object that could have been a door, but officials said it was too dark to confirm if they came from the airline...
by Eastasianews on Mar 9, 2014

Malaysia Airlines plane vanishes over South China Sea; Vietnamese reportedly spot oil slicks

BEIJING — A Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared from the sky is presumed to have crashed in the Gulf of Thailand off Vietnam with 239 people aboard, including two who appear to have been traveling with false identification. Read full arti...
by Eastasianews on Mar 8, 2014

Chinese officials debate why China can’t make a soap opera as good as South Korea’s

BEIJING — There is no shortage of problems facing China these days: a terrorist attack that recently left 33 people dead and 143 injured, corruption in government, a worrisome slowdown in economic growth. Read full article >>  ...
by Eastasianews on Mar 7, 2014

Suicide bombers storm Pakistani court complex, killing 11

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers armed with grenades stormed Islamabad’s district court complex Monday morning, killing 11 people in the deadliest terrorist attack in Pakistan’s capital in several years. Read full article &...
by Eastasianews on Mar 3, 2014

3 more arrested in train station attack, Chinese officials say

BEIJING — Chinese authorities said Monday that they have arrested three more suspects in an attack Saturday in which knife-wielding assailants killed 29 and wounded at least 140 at a train station, according to state media. Read full article &#...
by Eastasianews on Mar 3, 2014

Here’s a Sobering Look at the Senate’s Lack of Diversity (VIDEO)

This video came across my Twitter feed from Pamela Kirkland at Post TV, a property of The Washington Post. Take a look at the clip and you will learn that only nine of the 1,950 U.S. senators in history ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on Mar 3, 2014

3 arrested in train station attack, Chinese officials say

BEIJING — Two days after knife-wielding assailants fatally slashed 29 people and wounded at least 140 others at a train station, Chinese authorities said they have arrested three suspects and solved the case, according to state media. Read full...
by Eastasianews on Mar 3, 2014

Gunmen storm Pakistani courts in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers armed with grenades stormed Islamabad’s district court complex Monday morning, killing 11 people in the deadliest terrorist attack in Pakistan’s capital in several years. Read full article...
by Eastasianews on Mar 3, 2014

China train station attack leaves 28 people dead

BEIJING — Knife-wielding assailants attacked people at a train station in southwestern China on Saturday in what authorities called a terrorist attack, and police fatally shot five of the assailants, leaving 28 people dead and 113 injured, stat...
by Eastasianews on Mar 1, 2014

Obama meets Dalai Lama at White House despite Chinese objections

BEIJING — China demanded that President Obama cancel a meeting Friday with the Dalai Lama, but it went ahead as scheduled at the White House, albeit in low-key fashion. Ignoring Beijing’s warning that the meeting would severely harm U.S.-...
by Eastasianews on Feb 21, 2014

Kerry worried about Asia’s sea disputes, citing moves by China

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Asia’s territorial disputes could provoke military conflict unless countries in the region agree to new maritime codes of conduct and an increasingly assertive China agrees to base its claims on international law and...
by Eastasianews on Feb 17, 2014

U.S., China pledge cooperation on climate change

BEIJING — The United States and China said Saturday they have agreed to intensify efforts to address climate change and to work together to seek a common platform ahead of a global summit on the issue at the end of next year. Read full article...
by Eastasianews on Feb 15, 2014

Kerry pushes China on North Korea’s nukes

BEIJING — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday that China’s leaders told him they were willing to put additional pressure on North Korea if it did not return to talks about abandoning its nuclear weapons program, but he acknowledg...
by Eastasianews on Feb 14, 2014

Kerry visits South Korea to discuss pressure on North Korea, will enlist China’s help next

SEOUL — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with South Korean leaders on Thursday to reinvigorate efforts to deter North Korea from pursuing nuclear arms. But how exactly the United States can accomplish that after decades of frustrated effo...
by Eastasianews on Feb 13, 2014

Afghanistan frees suspected Taliban prisoners over U.S. objections

KABUL — The Afghan government on Thursday released 65 suspected Taliban militants from prison, ignoring repeated and vehement protests from the U.S. military, which fears that the men are likely to return the battlefield. Read full article ...
by Eastasianews on Feb 13, 2014

Kerry in Seoul to confer on North Korea, ahead of China visit

SEOUL -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with South Korean leaders on Thursday to reinvigorate efforts to deter North Korea from pursuing nuclear arms. But how exactly the U.S. can accomplish that after decades of frustrated efforts remains a...
by Eastasianews on Feb 13, 2014

Afghanistan frees suspected Taliban prisoners

KABUL — Afghanistan freed 65 suspected Taliban prisoners from jail on Thursday, ignoring repeated warnings by the U.S. government that the men pose a threat. The move could worsen tension between leaders of the two countries, who have been at...
by Eastasianews on Feb 13, 2014


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