11 March 2014
Search area expanded for missing Malaysian jet
By Associated Press
Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation's Director General Azharuddin Abdul
Rahman, briefs reporters on search and recovery efforts within existing and
new areas for missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 during a press
conference, Monday, March 10, 2014 Photo: AP
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Authorities hunting for the missing Malaysia
Airlines jetliner expanded their search on land and sea Tuesday, reflecting
Military hospital seized in Crimea's Simferopol: Ukraine
Unidentified armed and uniformed men guard the Crimean Cabinet of Ministers
building in the Crimean capital Simferopol on March 2, 2014.
Ukraine, Egypt: A tale of two coups
Ukraine says gunmen have seized a military hospital in Simferopol, the
administrative center of Ukraine's autonomous Crimea region.
In a statement issued on Monday, Ukraine's Defense Ministry said dozens of
Polls: 80% Crimeans Support Accession to Russia
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 80 percent of the Crimean population would back the
republic's accession to Russia, a report said.
That is according to the Supreme Council's Chairman Vladimir Konstantinov,
who cites recent opinion poll results, Voice of Russia reported.
"Over 80% of Crimea residents are going to vote for accession to Russia,
according to yesterday's focus-group surveys," Mr.
New Zealand Plans Vote on Changing National Flag
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced plans for a referendum on
whether to change the national flag.
He said in a speech Tuesday that he wants a nationwide vote held within the
next three years.
The nation's current flag depicts the Southern Cross star constellation in
red and includes Britain's Union Jack flag in the top left corner.
Teenager injured in Turkish protests dies
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ISTANBUL (AP) - A teenager who was in a coma since being hit in the head by
a tear gas canister fired by police during the summer's anti-government
protests in Turkey has died.
His family said 15-year old Berkin Elvan died in a hospital in Istanbul on