Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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Russia hints at military response
Russia will respond if its interests in Ukraine are attacked, as they were in South Ossetia in 2008 which led to war with Georgia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Firms raided as nightmare ship business probed
South Korean prosecutors raided businesses affiliated with the operator of a now-sunken ferry in an investigation into a disaster that has left more than 300 dead or missing.

Jet relatives see red over death certificates move
Relatives of flight MH370 passengers have denounced the Malaysian government's suggestion that it would soon look into issuing death certificates for those on board despite no proof yet of what happened to the plane.

Money call to Savile's sex targets
Notices in British newspapers yesterday detailed how victims of sexual abuse by BBC presenter Jimmy Savile can seek compensation.

No-show setback for Thai poll talks
Negotiations on a roadmap to elections in Thailand following months of political turmoil suffered a severe setback as the opposition pulled out of rare multiparty talks at the last minute.

Killer MERS virus claims two more Saudis
The death toll from the SARS-like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia.

Anger grows over search for bodies
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster passed 100 as divers, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, speeded up the grim task of recovering more bodies from the submerged ship.

Briton dies after holiday coach falls into ravine
A passenger bus plunged into a ravine after leaving a Malaysian island resort, killing a British man and injuring 40 others, mostly foreign tourists.

High-flying stowaway survives deep freeze
A 16-year-old runaway survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 11,582 meters, as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the FBI said.

Fear at Ukraine flashpoint
Russian-flagged armored vehicles rolled through a flashpoint town in eastern Ukraine a day after President Vladimir Putin warned in Moscow that the neighboring nation was on the brink of civil war.



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