Possible pings present "encouraging" lead in MH370 search Xinhua
PERTH, Australia/KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese and Australian ships have picked up acoustic signals while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean.
The underwater detection represents an important and encouraging lead, said Angus...
the southern Indian Ocean
Search and recovery continues for Malaysian flight MH370 Xinhua
PERTH, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Up to nine military planes, three civil planes and 14 ships will assist in Mondays search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC) for the international search efforts said.
The search area is expected to be...
000 square kilometers
for missing Malaysia Airlines
Joint Agency Coordination Center
Gaza rocket hits southern Israel Xinhua
JERUSALEM, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in western Negev of Israel on Sunday afternoon, the Israeli military said.
The projectile fell in an open area, causing no injuries or damage.
A military spokeswoman said security forces were searching for...
fired from the
Jordan reiterates support for independent Palestinian state Xinhua
AMMAN, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Sunday reaffirmed Jordans commitment to realizing the two-state solution that leads to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
At a meeting with Arab League...
New Libyan Islamist group declares war on "enemy of Allah" Xinhua
BENGHAZI, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A new Islamic group said late on Saturday that its troops are being sent to the strategic town of Derna in eastern Libya to restore peace and impose sharia Islamic law there.
The organization called itself Muslim youth council of Shurah, saying they...
Rather face elections than release Israeli-Arab prisoners: Israeli FM Xinhua
JERUSALEM, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday that he prefers to face another round of elections rather than release Israeli Arab prisoners amid Kerrys outline.
If the choice is between releasing Israeli-Arab prisoners and going to elections,...
Hungary's Fidesz party projected to win parliamentary elections Xinhua
BUDAPEST, April 6 (Xinhua) -- With 80.96 percent of the votes counted in Sundays parliamentary elections, the incumbent conservative Fidesz party and its small ally, the Christian Democratic Peoples Party, seemed destined to repeat its two-thirds majority win.
As of 11 p.m. (2200...
UN chief urges international community to prevent atrocities Xinhua
KIGALI, April 6 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said Sunday that the international community should strengthen its stance against atrocities as he attends the 20th genocide commemoration in Rwanda.
We have learnt the hard and tragic lessons lesson from the 1994 in the...