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Search under way after contact lost with Malaysia Airlines jet
Russians enter Ukraine military base on Crimea
Sources in Ukraine say armed men thought to be pro-Russian have stormed a Crimea military post and put the barracks under siege. No shots were understood to have been fired, with Ukrainian troops barricaded inside.
Saudi Arabia names Muslim Brotherhood as terror group
Saudi Arabia has listed the Muslim Brotherhood and a number of other groups as terrorist organizations. The Brotherhood has been the target of many Gulf nations since Egypt's Mohammed Morsi was ousted last July.
World War II
Gauck visits site of WWII massacre in Greece on final day of trip
German President Joachim Gauck has asked the families of victims of a town wiped out by German soldiers in WWII for 'forgiveness.' Gauck visited the memorial site amid calls in Greece for more reparation payments.
Juncker wins center-right backing as candidate for top EU job
Luxembourg's former prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker has won the backing of European conservatives to be their candidate for the role of European Commission president. Elections are due in May.
Boeing reports 'cracks' in factory Dreamliner planes
Aircraft maker Boeing has said technicians found hairline cracks in some of its Dreamliner planes currently under production. The company says it is confident that in-service aircraft are not affected.
Female employment in Germany way above EU average
The rate of female workers in Germany has risen significantly over the past decade, the statistics office has said. Female employment is way above the EU average, but this applies above all to the low-wage sector.
2014 Winter Paralympics underway in Sochi
The 2014 Winter Paralympics have begun in Sochi, Russia. Just one Ukraine athlete participated in the opening ceremony, amid simmering tensions over Crimea.
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