A helicopter approaches the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - A helicopter approaches the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island at dusk January 19, 2012. Search crews blasted holes into the wrecked Italian liner on Thursday to allow divers to continue a search for bodies, with time running out before the weather turns and salvage crews need to start pumping out the fuel tanks. REUTERS/ Paul Hanna (ITALY - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT MARITIME) -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Monday it will spend $572 million to buy 30 Russian-built military helicopters that will be used by Afghan security forces. The Mi-17 helicopters will be used by Afghanistan's National Security Forces Special Mission Wing, which supports counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics and special operations mis... [Full Article]
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BEIJING (AP) - China's latest manned space capsule docked with an orbiting space station Thursday, and the three astronauts climbed aboard what will be their home for the next week, state media reported. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A Muslim man whose attack on a Buddhist woman set off sectarian rioting in Myanmar's northeast has been sentenced to 26 years in prison, a local politician said. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]