Malaysia Airlines was ready to proceed immediately with the compensation process, he said.
Iriyanto was believed to have taken over control of the aircraft from Plesel when it started to ascend & descend.
The latest string of attacks on Afghanistan leaves at least 17 killed with the deadliest attack in central Ghazni. Taliban spokesperson claimed responsibility for the attacks.
Rajitha Senaratne said that his government will ease its military presence.
"Israel will not stand by as Hezbollah targets Israelis," Israel's UN Ambassador Ron Prosor said.
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It purportedly extended the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber.
Junko Ishido, mother of journalist Kenji Goto, read to reporters her plea to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to "Please save Kenji,".
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The IS warned that they will execute Kenji Goto and Maaz al-Kassasbeh if they don't get their way.
The message again demanded the release of Iraqi woman Sajida al-Rishawi sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in terror attack.
Pakistan has already strengthened the security for schools across the country.
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A large crowd had gathered in front of Zia's office awaiting the body.
The page asks people to post self-portraits and other photos with a sign that says "I am Kenji.''
The Lizard Squad group last year claimed it was behind attacks on Sony's online PlayStation network and Microsoft's Xbox site.
Attention was focused on trying to save Kenji Goto, a 47-year-old journalist who was shown in the video.
Nepal has struggled to draft a new constitution since 2008.
However, Hasina's aides reacted sharply to the apparent snub, calling the behaviour "inhumane".
Modi was at the airport to welcome Obama, greeting the American leader at the foot of the Air Force One stairs wearing a gold kurta.
Abe said the government would spare no effort to secure the release of the remaining captive.
"We will never give up. We will bring them home," said Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama.
One of the injured later died after medical treatment and seven are still under emergency treatment.
The blast damaged nearby establishments and hitting the victims with flying glass and debris.
Sisi has decided to cut short his visit to the World Economic Forum to attend the royal funeral on Friday.
The posting which appeared Friday shows a clock counting down to zero.
So far, 59 bodies have been recovered from AirAsia Flight 8501, which plunged into the Java Sea.
Many of the protesters carried banners emblazoned with a red heart and the name of the Prophet Muhammad.
Authorities have announced a bounty on people involved in street violence that has claimed 30 lives.
The meeting was requested by 37 countries who sent a letter to assembly President Sam Kutesa on October 1.
Their capture by the Islamic State group has created a sudden crisis for Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.
The IS said it would kill two Japanese hostages if it did not receive a ransom of $200 million.
Eight journalists were killed in Afghanistan in 2014, making it the deadliest year for the media since 2001.
Abe faces a hard choice: openly pay the extremists or ask an ally like the United States to attempt a risky rescue inside Syria.
The video shows two hostages in orange jumpsuits that the militants identify as Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa.
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