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Bad weather halts AirAsia recovery

Bad weather halts AirAsia recovery

Bad weather has forced Indonesian rescue teams to suspend their search operations for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash. Air force rescue coordinator S.B. Supriyadi said Wednesday that severe weather, including wind, strong currents and high surf, prevented workers from continuing search operations Wednesday morning. Supriyadi added that hundreds of people from the [&hellip

Nine bodies found in Canada’s Alberta

Nine bodies found in Canada’s Alberta

Nine people have been found dead in what police are calling a “senseless mass murder” in Canada’s western Alberta province. According to police on Tuesday, a man shot and killed eight people, six adults and two children, before killing himself on Monday. The bodies were found in three different locations in the city of Edmonton. [&hellip

Russian police arrest opposition leader

Russian police arrest opposition leader

Russian police have detained opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, after breaking the terms of his house arrest to attend a protest against his fraud conviction. The arrest of Navalny took place on Tuesday as he approached the unsanctioned demonstration outside the Kremlin in the capital Moscow. Protesters rallied in Moscow’s Red Square despite police warnings against [&hellip

Saudi King Abdullah hospitalized

Saudi King Abdullah hospitalized

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has been hospitalized for “medical tests,” a royal court says. King Abdullah was admitted to the King Abdulaziz Medical City in the capital, Riyadh, state news agency SPA quoted a statement by the court as saying on Wednesday. “The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 17:70

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 17:70

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, December 26, 2014/Rabī‘ul Awwal 4, 1436 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 17:70 – The status of the human being وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ Walaqad karramnā banī Ādam Surely We have honored the children of Adam [&hellip

‘Polls to decide Greece fate in Euro’

‘Polls to decide Greece fate in Euro’

The Greek prime minister has warned that the country may be forced out of the Eurozone if the anti-austerity Syriza party wins parliamentary polls next month. Greece’s renewed political uncertainty, including the failure to elect a new president, will determine whether the country remains in the Euro bloc, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said during a [&hellip

Italian authorities board migrant ship

Italian authorities board migrant ship

​Three coast guard officers were sent down from a helicopter to assess whether the Blue Sky M was able to navigate safely after one of its passengers sent a distress call earlier on Tuesday when the ship left Greece. As the ship came closer to Italy, port authorities dispatched two helicopters and six coast guard officials [&hellip

Barcelona transfer ban upheld

Barcelona transfer ban upheld

​Barcelona will not be allowed to sign any players in 2015 after their appeal against a transfer ban was dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Spanish club was handed a  14-month band in April after being found guilty of breaching Fifa’s rules on the transfer of players aged under 18. Fifa rejected an [&hellip

‘Boko Haram kills 15 in Nigerian town’

‘Boko Haram kills 15 in Nigerian town’

At least 15 people have been killed after suspected Takfiri Boko Haram militants launched a deadly raid in a border town in northeastern Nigeria, eyewitnesses say. On Monday, suspected Boko Haram militants launched an attack on the village of Kautikari in the northeastern Borno state, near the Cameroon border, eyewitnesses said. The raid started just [&hellip

Toddler shoots woman dead at Walmart

Toddler shoots woman dead at Walmart

A toddler has shot dead a woman at the Hayden Walmart causing an evacuation at the department store in the US state of Idaho. The two-year-old boy reached into the victim’s purse and accidentally shot her dead at the store in the city of Hayden in Kootenai County on Tuesday. The 29-year-old woman was shopping [&hellip