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Breaking News Wed, 23 Jul 2014
TransAsia Airways Flight 222
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Taiwan Plane Crash in Typhoon's Tail Kills 47
A passenger plane trying to land at a Taiwan airport in stormy weather in the tail end of a typhoon crashed and killed 47 people, authorities said. | The TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed and ... (photo: Creative Commons / )
Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead.
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 Belfast Telegraph 
'47 killed' in Taiwan plane crash
A plane landing in stormy weather has crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island, with 47 people feared dead. | Transport minister Yeh Kuang-shih was quoted by the government's Central New... (photo: AP / Wong Yao wen)
MARUHAN Japan Bank  The Times Of India 
Bank of Japan Deputy Gov Hiroshi Nakaso says end of deflation in sight
SHIZUOKA: Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said the country was eyeing an end to deflation as rising wages and inflation expectations allow companies to increase prices of their goods, sig... (photo: WN / RTayco)
Economy   Finance   Japan   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of Japan  
EU threatens Russia with further sanctions  The Irish Times 
EU threatens Russia with further sanctions
EU foreign ministers threatened Russia with deeper economic sanctions yesterday, ordering the European Commission to draw up proposals on specific sectoral sanctions that may be deployed if Russia fai... (photo: AP / RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
Airline Disaster   Malaysia Flight MH17   Photos   Sanctions on Russia   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17  
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President Barack Obama confers about the Cairo speech with Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Denis McDonough, right, and speechwriter Ben Rhodes on Air Force One en route to Cairo Fresno Bee
U.S. officials: We still don’t know who shot down Malaysian airliner
WASHINGTON — The United States is confident that the Malaysian Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine was downed by an SA-11 missile likely fired by pro-Rus... (photo: Public Domain / The Official White House Photostream)
Ben Rhodes   MH17 shootdown   Malaysia Airlines Flight 17   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17  
Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo addresses supporters from a ship at the port in North Jakarta after he won the country's presidential election in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The Guardian
Indonesia’s president elect Joko Widodo calls for unity
Jokowi wins election with 53% of the vote as rival candidate withdraws, calling poll ‘legally tainted’ | Joko Widodo, Indonesia's president elect (left), delivers a v... (photo: AP / Mark Baker)
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, walks away after a media conference at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with Flight 17 over Ukrainian airspace Thursday. It was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Belfast Telegraph
'Deal done' to obtain black box recorders
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says that the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who... (photo: AP / Joshua Paul)
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Retired Indonesian Lt. Gen. Prabowo Subianto, right, tells his side of the story during his first news conference since his return to Jakarta Tuesday, May 9, 2000. Belfast Telegraph
Ex-general withdraws from election
Former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto has rejected the presidential election process as "unfair" and has withdrawn from the contest as nearly complete results showed... (photo: AP / Charles Dharapak)
Elections   Jakarta   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: Prabowo Subianto  
 Typhoon Talim was a powerful super typhoon in the western Pacific when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAs Terra satellite captured this image on August 30, 2005. At this time, 11:00 AM Tokyo time, it had sustained winds o Sun Star
Henry strengthens, moving outside PAR
TYPHOON Henry, the eight tropical cyclone to enter the country this year, has gained strength while lying across the east of Batanes moving towards the Baschi Channel, th... (photo: NASA/Jeff Schmaltz)
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Japan cuts economic growth outlook The Hindu
Japan cuts economic growth outlook to 1.2% after tax hike
The Japanese Government on Tuesday downgraded the nation’s economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 1.2 per cent from 1.4 per cent amid concerns a... (photo: Creative Commons / MattBuck)
Economy   Finance   Japan   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of Japan  
A pro-Russian fighter places a black box from the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on a table while handing it over from Donetsk People's Republic officials to Malaysian representatives in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Deccan Herald
Bodies of 300 victims, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian... (photo: AP / Dmitry Lovetsky)
Airline Disaster   MH17 Flight   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17  
A Malaysian investigator, left, takes a black box from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it is handed over by a Donetsk People's Republic official in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Sydney Morning Herald
MH17: Secret calls led to breakthrough agreement on bodies, blackboxes
MH17 tragedy: Full coverage UN votes to support Australia's resolution for access to crash site 'Train of death' begins journey to airport | Kuala Lumpur: After cautiousl... (photo: AP / Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Politics Environment
- Mana Party: Make Maori compulsory
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- Rates to rise 3.5pc in Maranoa council budget
- Yarriambiack Shire warns of rate rise pain
Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead.
'47 killed' in Taiwan plane crash
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- Aurizon pledges 'environmentally sensitive' Abbot Po
- Queensland artist Carole King wins Waterhouse Natural Scienc
- Joyce hears push for Macalister Irrigation District upgrade
- Worst of winter likely over as warming trend begins
California Sea Lion
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Business & Economy Energy & Industry
- Japan trade deficit widens to $8 billion in June
- Nikkei edges up as weak yen helps mood; China PMI, Japan ear
- Japan July flash manufacturing PMI falls to 50.8 from final
- Some of 700 new Telstra jobs may go to Asia
A woman checks a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Asian stocks fell Wednesday after a meeting of Europe's finance ministers failed to stem fears that the euro currency union is hurtling toward a breakup.
Asian stocks rise as risk aversion wanes
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- Some of 700 new Telstra jobs may go to Asia
- Southerners driving Top End melon expansion
- Onshore gas briefings reveal community opposition
- 14 jobs to go, mineral sands miner blames far-west Council
Chongqing Taxi, China
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Health Society & Culture
- Suicide survival stories must be told, says Australian menta
- Teenage pilot attempting round-the-world flight record dies
- High cost of GP visits still a barrier for older children
- HIV rates rise in Philippines amid stigma concerns
Chongqing Taxi, China
20 China travel tips that will make your journey easier
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- 48 dead, 10 injured in Taiwan plane crash
- Suicide survival stories must be told, says Australian menta
- Japan Cuts 2014 Interview: Uzumasa Limelight Captures the Tr
- Melbourne memorial service held for victims of Malaysia Airl
Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead.
'47 killed' in Taiwan plane crash
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- Queensland artist Carole King wins Waterhouse Natural Scienc
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- Fonterra swings axe: first scares, now tears
- Asia shares edge higher, wary ahead of China factory survey
Emergency workers carry the body of a victim at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Who will speak for the MH17 victims?
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- Kiwi's team set California-Hawaii row record
- New Commonwealth Games flag handover ambassadors named
- Silence for Malaysia jet victims at Glasgow Games
- Diktat robbed us of win over Japan, say players
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, walks away after a media conference at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with Flight 17 over Ukrainian airspace Thursday. It was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
'Deal done' to obtain black box recorders
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