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Missing plane search intensifies

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Dozens of ships and planes join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as the operation moves into its most intensive phase.

Afghans vote in historic election

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Voters in Afghanistan go to the polls to choose a new president amid tight security, in what will be the nation’s first ever democratic transfer of power.

Fort Hood gunman had ‘leave dispute’

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

A soldier who killed three men at a US Army base had an argument over a leave request shortly before the shooting, reports say.

US lets Boeing sell parts to Iran

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

The US Treasury grants plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export some commercial parts to Iran, in its first public dealings since 1979.

ECB ‘ready to act if needed’

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

The European Central Bank says it’s ‘ready to act if needed’, as it cuts its benchmark interest rate to a new record low of 0.5%.

Ex-Pope Benedict returns to Vatican

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Former Pope Benedict returns to a new home in the Vatican, two months after becoming the first pontiff to resign in 600 years.

German TV drops show over SS actor

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

German broadcaster ZDF drops repeats of the detective series, Derrick, after it emerges that its late star, Horst Tappert, hid his Waffen SS past.

ECB cuts interest rates to new low

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

The European Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a new record low of 0.5% amid ongoing worries about the eurozone’s economic health.

Somalia famine ‘killed 260,000′

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Nearly 260,000 people, half of them children, died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012, a report says.

Romney taped at secret donor talk

Posted September 18th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

A video emerges showing US Republican presidental candidate Mitt Romney appearing to disparage Obama voters at a private donor dinner.

Fresh protests in China Japan row

Posted September 18th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Tension is high in a China-Japan row as fresh anti-Japan protests erupt in China over disputed islands and on the anniversary of the ”Mukden incident”.

Nato cuts Afghan joint patrols

Posted September 18th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Nato restricts operations with Afghan forces following a string of deadly attacks on its personnel by rogue Afghan security forces.

Bo scandal: Wang verdict awaited

Posted September 18th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

A verdict is awaited after the two-day trial of an ex-police chief at the heart of China’s biggest political scandal in years.

Hypersonic jet in new test flight

Posted August 15th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Hypersonic jet Waverider undergoes a test flight aiming to reach Mach 6, more than 4,300mph, with results expected to be released in the coming hours.

Iran trains Syrian militia – US

Posted August 15th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

The US accuses Iran of training a pro-regime militia in Syria, as a summit of Muslim countries is poised to suspend Damascus despite protests from Tehran.

Australia MPs back offshore camps

Posted August 15th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Australian MPs approve legislation allowing offshore processing camps for asylum seekers to be established, after a reversal of government policy.

Healthcare system trying to prevent price hikes on nutritional foods

Posted August 13th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk



Egypt leader explains sackings

Posted August 13th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi says his move to order the retirement of the army head was for “the benefit of this nation”.

Australia ‘needs offshore camps’

Posted August 13th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

Australia should set up offshore processing centres for asylum seekers in Nauru and Papua New Guinea, a panel appointed by the PM says.

Ugandan helicopters go missing

Posted August 13th, 2012 by Source of Article and filed in Top News Talk

A search is under way for two Ugandan military helicopters after they failed to make a scheduled stop in neighbouring Kenya.