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Hunt continues for black box of missing Malaysian plane

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09/04/2014

PERTH: Multi-nation search teams hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane would deploy an unmanned submarine to track down the jet’s black box at the floor of the Indian Ocean, as Australia said the “challenging” task is likely to continue for days.

Sonia declines to provide passport copy to US court

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09/04/2014

NEW YORK: Sonia Gandhi has declined to provide a copy of her passport to a US court here as documentary evidence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, citing refusal by the Indian government on grounds of personal security and confidentiality.

New York Mayor supports NYPD officer arrested in India

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09/04/2014

NEW YORK: New York city Mayor Bill de Blasio has said there “may be” an “ulterior motive” behind the arrest of a New York Police Department officer in India, even as he vowed to make all efforts to ensure fair treatment to officer.

Musharraf ordered to appear in court for Bugti murder trial

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf was Monday ordered by an anti-terrorism court to appear before it on April 21 in a case relating to the murder of Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti.

US to deploy more destroyers in Sea of Japan

TOKYO: The US will deploy two more destroyers equipped with anti-missile systems in Japan prior to 2017 in response to the recent provocations by North Korea, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.

Malaysian jet may have skirted Indonesian airspace: Official

PERTH: A Malaysian government official has revealed that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 avoided Indonesian airspace after leaving Kuala Lumpur, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday.

32 Lankans living in India on list of banned LTTE remnants

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08/04/2014

COLOMBO: Thirty two Sri Lankans currently residing in India are among 422 individuals named by the Sri Lankan government as members of the banned LTTE offshoots.

Leftist seen easily winning Costa Rica presidency after rival pulls out

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08/04/2014

SAN JOSE: A center-left academic who has never been elected to office is expected to easily win Costa Rica’s presidential election run-off Sunday, after his ruling party rival unexpectedly ditched his bid last month.

Missing jet: Search effort continues after new discovery

PERTH: Multinational search teams today rushed ships with high-tech equipment to the area in southern Indian Ocean where a Chinese vessel detected “encouraging lead” of electronic pulse signals possibly linked to the black box of the missing Malaysian jet.

Leftist seen easily winning Costa Rica presidency after rival pulls out

SAN JOSE: A center-left academic who has never been elected to office is expected to easily win Costa Rica’s presidential election run-off Sunday, after his ruling party rival unexpectedly ditched his bid last month.