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  • AirAsia Crash Investigation: Pilot Lost Control After Responding to Faulty Part

    AirAsia Crash Investigation: Pilot Lost Control After Responding to Faulty Part0

    • Asia
    • December 3, 2015

    The catastrophe in the Java Sea last December, that killed 162 passengers, happened due to a faulty plane component and the pilots’ subsequent attempts to fix it, said investigators from the National Transport Safety Committee. On that freezing morning at 6:02 local time, the jet’s pilot requested permission to climb to avoid big storm clouds.

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  • Cameron Accuses Corbyn in Sympathizing With Terrorists

    Cameron Accuses Corbyn in Sympathizing With Terrorists0

    The UK Prime Minister David Cameron urged Tory MPs not to “sit on their hands” and not to vote together with the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn against bombing Syria. If Cameron secures the votes necessary for airstrikes, the first British warplanes could appear in the sky over Syria as early as Thursday. Today, the MPs

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  • NATO Shoots Down Russian Warplane

    NATO Shoots Down Russian Warplane0

    Turkish jets shot down a Russian military aircraft near the border between Turkey and Syria. The warplane has crashed in the Yamadi village, in the Syrian province of Latakia, and, according to unconfirmed reports, two Russian pilots are missing, presumed dead. Turkish military officials say that their F-16s shot down the Russian plane Su-24 after

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  • China Concerned Over Japan’s Relationship With Australia

    China Concerned Over Japan’s Relationship With Australia0

    • Asia
    • November 24, 2015

    Last year, the Japanese government lifted a 50-year ban on military export as a part of a loosening the restrictions on the country’s military power that were put in place after the World War II. For such companies like Mitsubishi, Hitachi, Kawasaki, Toshiba and others the whole South China Sea situation serves as a great

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  • Al-Mourabitoun Claims Responsibility for Mali Hotel Attack

    Al-Mourabitoun Claims Responsibility for Mali Hotel Attack0

    An African jihadist organization al-Mourabitoun and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for the recent attack on a Radisson Blue luxury hotel in the Malian capital Bamako, in which nineteen people were killed. On Nov. 20, gunmen seized the hotel in Bamako taking more than a hundred hotel guests hostage and killing 19 people.

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  • Myanmar’s Democracy at Turning Point

    Myanmar’s Democracy at Turning Point0

    • Asia
    • November 21, 2015

    Myanmar’s political regime is transitioning toward democracy.  Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi won the recent elections by a landslide, leaving her opponents far behind. What did not work 25 years ago turned out to be possible now: the military decided not to interfere, unlike in 1990 elections. The 2015 Myanmar elections were the first free

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