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MH17 victims remembered at church services across Australia SYDNEY: Australians were Sunday remembering those killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at church services, as stories emerged of parents losing children, and doctors, teachers and a nun among the dead.Twenty-eight of the 298 people on the plane apparently shot down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday were Australians, while eight more were permanent residents of the country.Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who attended a Catholic mass in Sydney, spoke of the nation's anguish, saying there would hardly be any Australians who hadn't been emotionally touched by the tragedy."You look at the faces of the dead and they're your neighbours, they're your friends, they could be your kids because let's face it, we are a people who like to travel," he told the ABC."My own daughters flew on MH17 some months ago on their way home from Europe. So this is a tragedy which touches us deeply."Bishop Peter Comensoli, who led the ...

North Korea's Kim has 'great expectations' for Asian Games SEOUL: North Korea's Kim Jong-Un expressed "great expectations" for their athletes at the upcoming Asian Games in the South, state media said Sunday, despite Pyongyang's earlier threat to boycott the event.The North had announced plans to send athletes and cheerleaders to the Games to be held in Incheon from September 19 to October 4.But inter-Korea talks on Thursday to coordinate their visit broke down due to disagreement over issues including who was going to shoulder ...
Australia carbon tax repeal a 'perfect storm of stupidity' SYDNEY: Australia's axing of its carbon tax and a plan to replace it by offering incentives to polluters to increase their energy efficiency is "the perfect storm of stupidity", scientists and academics argue.The repeal of the divisive levy, a fundamental pledge of the conservative government at elections last year, has been warmly welcomed by farming, industry and mining groups."The carbon tax was a dead weight on the Australian economy and abolishing it is a win ...
Japan PM says will offer about $20,000 subsidy for fuel-cell cars TOKYO: Japan will offer at least 2 million yen ($19,700) in subsidies for fuel-cell vehicles, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said according to media, as the government and Japanese carmakers including Toyota Motor Corp join forces to speed up the introduction the vehicles.The subsidy would mean that consumers would pay about 5 million yen for Toyota's fuel-cell sedan, which is set to go on sale by the end of March 2015 and priced at about 7 ...
China appoints special envoy for Afghanistan BEIJING: China's Foreign Ministry said that it had appointed a special envoy for Afghanistan, underscoring Beijing's concerns that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep.Sun Yuxi, a former ambassador to both Afghanistan and India, has been named to the new position and will have "close communication" with Afghanistan and other relevant parties, the ministry said in a statement.Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
Millions back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter change YANGON: Myanmar's opposition has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, in a show of political strength ahead of elections next year.Suu Kyi has travelled the country drawing crowds of thousands with speeches urging the military to accept a reduced political role, as her party of democracy veterans touts its moral authority in the former army-run nation.The petition, which was ...
Philippines typhoon toll soars as new storm threatens MANILA: The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.While Tropical Storm Matmo was not forecast to hit the main island of Luzon, the weather service warned it would still bring heavy rains to the area over the weekend, along with the threat of flash floods or landslides."(Matmo) has entered the Philippine area of responsibility. We should get ...

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