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Kuala Lumpur: Vietnamese ships and planes hunting for a missing Malaysian jetliner have found no wreckage close to where they spotted two large oil slicks. The Boeing 777 carrying 239 people disappeared off radar screens early Saturday less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing. An international fleet of planes and ships has been scouring the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam for signs of the plane. They spotted two oil slicks late Saturday, which authorities say might have been from the plane. Deputy transport minister Pham Quy Tieu said no wreckage had been seen in the vicinity of the slicks early Sunday, but that the search was continuing.

Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls as WHO says battle will take months

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Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls as WHO says battle will take months

Every region of Liberia has now been hit by Ebola, officials said Friday, as the World Health Organization warned the fight against the worst-ever outbreak of the killer disease would take months.Afte...


How is Modi responsible for heckling of non-BJP CMs: Uddhav Thackeray

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How is Modi responsible for heckling of non-BJP CMs: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot be held responsible for the booing and heckling of non-BJP chief ministers in some states, including Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said....

Why the BJP's Mission 44 in Kashmir is a dangerous pipe dream

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Why the BJP's Mission 44 in Kashmir is a dangerous pipe dream

The Bhartiya Janata Party has set itself the goal of 44+ seats in the impending assembly elections in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.This self goal stems from and is predicated upon the party's unprec...

War against AFSPA: Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

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War against AFSPA: Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Even before the joy of being released from custody after 14 long years had sunk in,theIron Lady of Manipur or Mengoubi ("the fair one" in Manipuri) Irom Sharmila Chanu is back behind the iro...

Audacious Pak attack on LoC: 22 BSF posts targeted, army evacautes 3000 civilians

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Audacious Pak attack on LoC: 22 BSF posts targeted, army evacautes 3000 civilians

Jammu: In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six ot...

Cuban fishermen discover trove of ancient artifacts off coast

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Cuban fishermen discover trove of ancient artifacts off coast

Havana: Fishermen in Cuba's Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck.The "important marine archaeological find" was recently disc...

Luxury bus, car collide in Chandigarh; 5 killed

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Luxury bus, car collide in Chandigarh; 5 killed

Chandigarh: At least five people were killed and 15 others injured when a luxury bus and a car collided in Chandigarh on Saturday morning, police said.Among the dead in the accident in Sector 45 area ...