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MH370 Wreckage Unlikely to Be Found in Current Search Area - Transport Bureau

A deep-sea search of a 120,000-square-km (46,000-square-mile) stretch of water has so far come up empty. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released findings from a first principles review on Tuesday after Australian and worldwide experts gathered in Canberra last month to assess all evidence.


This Video Shows Why A New Evacuation Deal Is Vital To Aleppo

This Video Shows Why A New Evacuation Deal Is Vital To Aleppo

According to Syria's al-Ikhbariya TV news, about 1,200 civilians would initially be evacuated from east Aleppo and a similar number from the two villages. The draft also "demands that all parties allow complete, immediate, unconditional, safe and unhindered access for the United Nations and its implementing partners" through the most direct route throughout Syria.


Monitors needed for evacuations in Aleppo

Monitors needed for evacuations in Aleppo

The Syrian girl who has been tweeting during the siege of Aleppo has been been evacuated safely, officials have confirmed. "These sectarian militias are responsible but we warn them the safety of our people in Aleppo is the priority and all options are open toward achieving that goal", said Sayal, whose armed group has a countrywide presence and is particularly active in northwestern Syria.



Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe gets Party's Endorsement for 2018 Elections

Members of ruling Zanu PF party enjoying their leader President Robert Mugabe attacking factions angling to succeed him as Zimbabwe's leader, Masvingo, Zimbabwe, Dec. Critical cash shortages prompted the government at the end of November to introduce the much disliked "bond notes" - equivalent to the U.S. dollar.



Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat named next Army Chief, superseding two senior officers

Bewoor retired, the government granted Bewoor an extension to continue until Bhagat retired. Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been made the new chief of the Indian Air Force. A company commander at Uri on the LoC, battalion commander at Kibithu on the Line of Actual Control or LAC, and brigade/sector commander with Rashtriya Rifles in the high octane Sopore sector.


Mistry resigns from all Tata Boards

Mistry resigns from all Tata Boards

Besides deciding the fate of Mistry, shareholders of three companies -- Tata Steel, Tata Motors and Tata Chemicals-- were supposed to vote on removing independent director Nusli Wadia, who backed Mistry. "It's unfortunate that only after his removal as chairman that he began making allegations and misrepresentations about business decisions he was party to for over a decade", Tata Sons said.