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  1. Baguio girl is country's fastest womanRead the original story

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    RUNNER Katherine Khay Santos pushed herself to the limit to claim the present-day title as Philippine's "fastest woman" in sprint running at the close of the recently concluded 2015 Philippine National Open-Invitational Athletics Championship held at the San Luis Sports Complex in Laguna March 19-22. Santos trail blazed towards the finish line with an astounding time of 11.99 seconds to take home a gold medal in the 100-meter dash in the four-day sports affair organized by the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association .

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  2. TIMELINE: Aircraft-assisted suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 680News

    Officials have recently said that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 deliberately crashed the plane that killed 150 people after falling into the French Alps on Tuesday. From 2003 to 2012 there were almost 3,000 fatal aviation accidents in the United States and eight of them were aircraft-assisted suicides, as reported by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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  3. What if the real threat on an airplane is inside the cockpit?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Crikey

    Cockpit security used to be about keeping the baddies out of them. From today, it is also going to be about preventing a rogue pilot from being alone in them.

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  4. Germanwings plane crash could be the second-deadliest pilot suicide in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies If the Germanwings plane crash was a "criminal, mad, suicidal action" by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz as French authorities claim, it will be the second-most deadly pilot suicide in history.

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  5. Pilots Downing Their Planes Is Unusual, But Not UnprecedentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WGBH

    Rev. Msgr. Vincent Puma comforts Cindy Heck, daughter-in-law of EgyptAir Flight 990 victims Donald Heck and Bea Jeanne Heck, in a photo from 2000.

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  6. Total solar eclipse in Faroe Islands, Norway on March 20: Here are 8 facts about the rare phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Straits Times

    A young girl is silhouetted by the setting sun at dusk in Sieversdorf, Germany, on March 18, 2015. On Friday, people in the Faroe Islands, an archipelago southwest of Scotland, and those in Svalbard, Norway, will get to see a total solar eclipse.

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  7. JAKARTA: Faced with land acquisition problems, Jakarta's MRT likely delayedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Asia News Network

    Jakartans may not be able to enjoy the first mass rapid transit system in 2018, as previously scheduled, as its construction has been hampered by land acquisition issues in several areas of South Jakarta. The head of the Jakarta governor's team for development acceleration, Sarwo "Yani" Handayani, said recently that negotiations with land owners on Fatmawati road had proved difficult and could cause delays for the construction of the MRT in that section.

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  8. Islamic scholars in Indonesia push for death penalty for "homosexual crimes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Independent.ie

    Indonesia's most prominent Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa proposing a host of punishments for "homosexual crimes" including the death penalty. While Indonesia does not have a reputation for being particularly welcoming of the LGBT community - and same-sex marriage is not permitted - homosexual relations are not prohibited.

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  9. Indonesian Islamic body calls for death penalty for gay sexRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Blaze

    Indonesia's most eminent Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa calling for a range of punishments for homosexual acts that includes the death penalty. Currently homosexuality is legal in Indonesia, although two local governments ban gay sex.

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  10. Indonesia's highest Islamic clerical body issues fatwa proposing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Independent

    Indonesia's most prominent Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa proposing a host of punishments for "homosexual crimes" - including the death penalty. While Indonesia does not have a reputation for being particularly welcoming of the LGBT community - and same-sex marriage is not permitted - homosexual relations are not prohibited.

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  11. My ghost will haunt you: Indonesian death row inmate to be killed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Age

    Betrayed by his country's legal system, his family ruined, Zainal Abidin has vowed his execution will release his "restless soul" to haunt those responsible for the injustice he says has destroyed his life. The only Indonesian among the 10 condemned drug felons slated to face the firing squad along with Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, Zainal's account of his arrest and travails through the Indonesian courts is harrowing.

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  12. Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap chase 'dream' All England championship titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Birmingham : After a win early in the season at Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold, top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap will now look to chase their dream at the prestigious All England Championship that gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow. After a good season in 2014 where she scooped three titles -- India Open, Australian Open and China Open, Saina began the new season with a bang clinching the Syed Modi title at Lucknow and she will look to continue her good run.

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  13. Five airlines eye Malacca as regional hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Star Online

    MALACCA: Five airlines are keen to turn Malacca International Airport into their regional hub, operating flights to domestic and international routes. State Transportation and Project RehaA bilitation Committee chairman Datuk Lim Ban Hong said the airlines - three from Indonesia and two from Malaysia - were keen to start as soon as possible.

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  14. Indonesia to hold int'l amateur boxing championshipRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Indonesia is scheduled to hold an international amateur boxing championship called President Cup from April 19 to 25 in the capital of South Sumatra province, Palembang, an organizing committee official said on Monday. Boxers already registered to vie in the championship sanctioned by international boxing association of AIBA were among others from Australia, Bangladesh, Russia, South Korea, Japan, Egypt, Bhutan, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, President Cup Organizing Committee Deputy Chief Sulfa Ganie said in Palembang.

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  15. Cheng Ho Maritime Sea Route InauguratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Marine News

    Indonesia's Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Indroyono Soesilo inaugurated on Saturday the Cheng Ho sea route package aimed at attracting mainly Chinese tourists. The tourism route is named "The Cheng Ho Sea Route: Archipelagic Sailing" after the legendary Chinese admiral, a Muslim eunuch from the Ming Dynasty who led voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and East Africa between 1405 and 1433.

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  16. Indonesian parliament supports imposing sanctions on ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.20 By Seba Aghayeva Trend: Indonesian parliament intends to call on the country's government to impose political and economic sanctions on Armenia, Deputy Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly of Indonesia Hidayat Nur Wahid said, Azerbaijani embassy in Indonesia told Trend. He made the remarks during a meeting with Azerbaijani ambassador to Indonesia Tamerlan Garayev.

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  17. Death row convicts transfer delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Australian drug traffickers on death row Myuran Sukumaran, left, and Andrew Chan during their trial in Bali in 2006 The authorities said the delay was due to technical problems and to allow the two Australians among them to spend more time with their families. They include Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 18.3lbs of heroin to Australia from the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

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  18. Indonesia postpones transfer of drug convicts for executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Sun-Star

    Indonesia has postponed the transfer of six convicted drug smugglers, including five foreigners, to a prison island for execution due to technical problems and to allow the two Australians among them to spend more time with their families, an official said Tuesday. They are among eight convicts who are facing imminent execution despite international appeals for clemency.

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  19. Australians on Indonesia death row given more timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | CBS News

    Indonesia has postponed the transfer of six convicted drug smugglers, including five foreigners, to a prison island for execution due to technical problems and to allow the two Australians among them to spend more time with their families, an official said Tuesday. They are among eight convicts who are facing imminent execution despite international appeals for clemency.

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  20. The nine other prisoners who may be executed along with Andrew Chan and Myuran SukumaranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The families of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been given extra time to spend with the men before they face execution. Convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran may not be alone if their execution goes ahead in Indonesia later this month.

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