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Tweet Follow me XinhuaBEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday convened an urgent inter-ministerial meeting on the missing Malaysian fight bound for Beijing with more than 150 Chinese nationals on board. Wang stressed that all ministries …China Won’t Yield on Disputes With Neighbors, Foreign Minister SaysNew York TimesChina and U.S. Shouldn’t Compete in Asia Region, Wang SaysBloombergWomen still face great wall of discrimination in ChinaCNNInquirer.net –Fox...

Tweet Follow me CNNSevastopol, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukrainian officials accused pro-Russian forces in its Crimea region of fresh bullying tactics Saturday, as about 100 armed men reportedly took control of a military office in the regional capital, Simferopol. The men — who are …Ukraine crisis ‘created artificially’ – Russia’s LavrovBBC NewsPutin urges West to preserve bilateral relationsIrish TimesUkraine as it happened: Crimean referendum widens US-Russia spliteuronewsReuters...

Tweet Follow me CNN(CNN) — A missing Malaysia Airliner carrying 239 people crashed off the southern coast of Vietnam, Vietnamese and Chinese state media reported Saturday, both citing Vietnam’s military. More than half the passengers on board are Chinese nationals.Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines jet vanishes with 239 aboardFox NewsMalaysia Airlines plane missing, presumed crashed in South China SeaReutersFamilies Voice Frustration in Wait for Word on Vanished Malaysian Airlines FlightVoice of AmericaLos...

Tweet Follow me Voice of AmericaUkraine’s acting foreign minister has called for a diplomatic resolution and a peaceful end to the crisis in Ukraine. Andrii Deshchytsia said Saturday in Kyiv a diplomatic resolution is “our priority.” He said Ukraine is open to any possibility that leads to “concrete …UPDATE 1-Russia sticks to its demands in Ukraine crisisReutersFor First Time, Kremlin Signals It Is Prepared to Annex CrimeaNew York TimesClegg says Putin stuck in ‘KGB mentality’AFPBBC...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesThe arrival board at Beijing Airport listed the Malaysia Airlines flight that lost contact with air traffic controllers on March 8. Credit Mark Ralston/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. the main story. the main story. Continue …Asian Countries Pitch In to Search for Missing Malaysian JetWall Street JournalAt least 239 people feared dead as Malaysian airlines plane vanishes off VietnamTelegraph.co.ukMalaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes, Three Americans on BoardABC NewsTimes...

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Tweet Follow me BloombergChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Asia-Pacific will be a testing ground for relations with the U.S. and that leaders won’t allow instability on the Korean Peninsula. China is ready to work with the U.S. to uphold peace in the region, Wang said at a …China vows to defend “every inch of territory”XinhuaChina’s top diplomat says not to compromise with Japan on territoryGlobalPostChina calls for calm and restraint in Ukraine crisisThe Daily StarCNN –Fox...

Tweet Follow me Telegraph.co.uk… Comments. • European monitors blocked from entering Crimea • Russia says ‘no understanding’ of its position • Obama urges Putin to withdraw troops from Crimea • US sends F-16 fighter jets to Baltic • France warns of further Russia sanctions …Russia warns sanctions over Ukraine would ‘hit US like boomerang’Fox NewsWhy Russia can’t afford another Cold WarTimes of IndiaRussia Warns US Against ‘Hasty’ Steps...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsOne of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine’s president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev? That riddle has become the latest flashpoint of feuding over Ukraine — with the …Ukraine Far Right Guns for OfficeDaily BeastThe fog of war, Russian-styleToronto Star all 182 news articles …read more Source: World News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me CNN(CNN) — When Zhou Yuxia, 24, returned to Beijing after studying in the United States, she had real trouble securing a job. She had the right qualifications for the positions she was looking for — she just wasn’t a man. “I was on a job hunting site and saw this …China and US Shouldn’t Compete in Asia, Foreign Minister SaysBusinessweekChina defiant on territory claims, demands respectDaily Herald all 69 news articles …read more Source: World News By...

Tweet Follow me BusinessweekChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Asia-Pacific will be a testing ground for relations with the U.S. and not a place for competition as China seeks a bigger role in the region this year. China is ready to work with the U.S. to uphold peace and stability in …Women still face great wall of discrimination in ChinaCNNChina says no room for compromise with Japan on history, territoryTimes of IndiaChina will not allow war or instability on Korean PeninsulaXinhuaNew Zealand Herald...

Tweet Follow me Mirror.co.ukIt is one of the great ironies of how times and situations can change that exactly 20 years ago to the month, international media attention was being given to a country that was either on the brink of a miraculous dawn of democracy, or a bloody civil war.Everything ‘Fine’ After Shooting, Pistorius Told GuardAllAfrica.comPistorius’ ex-girlfriend weeps as she tells court of Reeva Steenkamp betrayalThe Times (subscription)Credibility of Pistorius’s character and...

Tweet Follow me Boston.comNEW DELHI — A gas leak on a destroyer being built at a Mumbai dockyard killed a navy commander and sickened two workers Friday, in the latest fatal accident to hit India’s navy. After a deadly fire on a submarine last week, navy chief Admiral D.K. Joshi …Death on warship INS Kolkata leaves Navy officers angryTimes of IndiaSlain officer’s family attacks Defence Ministry over naval accidentsIBNLiveNaval officer dies due to gas leak at Indian dockyardThe News InternationalZee...

Tweet Follow me Voice of AmericaU.S. President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday about the crisis in Ukraine. The White House said in a statement the president agreed with European leaders on the need for Russia to pull back its forces, allow for the …Obama, Merkel Share ‘Grave’ Concern Over RussiaWall Street JournalHow the West lost Putin: it didn’t have to be this wayThe Globe and MailUkraine crisis: Crimea military base stand-off overBBC NewsNew York Times...

Tweet Follow me Mirror.co.ukThe American internet giant has devised one of its iconic moving illustrations to mark the event, which has been observed since the early 1900s. The doodle features 27 female chromosomes and a video of women from around the world including education …International Women’s Day: 10 of Canada’s most inspiring women share how …The Globe and MailInternational Women’s Day celebrated in Google doodleThe GuardianLet’s use International Women’s Day to...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesPresident Vladimir V. Putin, in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday for the Paralympic Games, was taken aback by Ukraine’s upheaval. Credit Aleksey Nikolskyi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. the main story. the main story.Ukraine crisis: Crimea military base stand-off overBBC NewsPolitical, military standoff escalates in Ukraine’s Crimea regionCNNAs talk of sanctions on Russia heats up, business groups draw cautionary lineWashington PostThe Globe and Mail –NDTV...

Tweet Follow me Times of IndiaPUTRAJAYA( MALAYSIA): A Malaysian court convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy and sentenced him to five years in prison on Friday, shattering his plan to take control of the country’s richest state and stoking political tension in the …Malaysia Opposition Leader Sentenced in Sodomy CaseNew York TimesAnwar’s conviction marks return of authoritarian rule, says lawyers’ groupThe Malaysian Insider‘THE PEOPLE WILL NOT TAKE THIS LYING DOWN’...

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Tweet Follow me Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200ER Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control: UPDATE 2 Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200ER Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control: UPDATE 2 The latest news on the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200ER that lost contact with air traffic control is that of the 239 aboard 160 were Chinese. The plane flew over Vietnam when it went missing. http://ift.tt/1fRwlxh ...

Tweet Follow me The Globe and MailEvery year, March 8 is the date that most of the world celebrates International Women’s Day. Though the United Nations stipulates member states can observe it any day of the year, March 8 is chosen in many countries, including Canada, since that was when …Pacific Islands Forum gender adviser says progress on women’s rights in region …ABC OnlineInternational Women’s Day celebrated in Google doodleThe GuardianOn eve of Int’l Women’s Day,...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesPieter Baba with an interpreter during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday. Credit Pool photo by Theana Breugem. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This …Oscar Pistorius case: one death brings global focusSydney Morning HeraldPistorius portrayed as arrogant, angry at murder trialThe Globe and MailPistorius trial: Ex-girlfriend gives evidenceBBC NewsSan Francisco Chronicle –DAWN.com –NBCNews.comall 782 news...