Daily Archives: May 11, 2015

Spirit AeroSystems Announces New Board Member (PR Newswire)

WICHITA, Kan., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced the appointment of Irene M. Esteves to its board of directors effective immediately. “Irene’s broad experience in finance and business strategy across important industries will add a

Who Are the Rohingya and Why Are They Fleeing Myanmar? (Newsweek)

Indonesian rescue team members in Lhoksukon distribute food to migrants on May 11 inside a shelter after they were rescued from boats.Roni Bintang/Reuters Around 1,600 refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday and

Hundreds of refugees arrive in Malaysia, Indonesia after Thai crackdown

NNA – Malaysia detained more than a thousand Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees, including dozens of children, police said, a day after authorities rescued hundreds stranded off the coast of Indonesia’s western tip. There has been a huge increase in refugees

About 1,400 Migrants Rescued Off Coasts Of Malaysia, Indonesia (International Business Times)

Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued by fishermen at Lhoksukon in Indonesia’s Aceh Province May 11, 2015.Reuters/Roni Bintang About 1,400 asylum seekers believed to be from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued from boats found

About 1,400 migrants rescued Off Indonesia, Malaysia

NNA – Four boats carrying some 1,400 Rohingya migrants were rescued off the coasts of Indonesia and Malaysia on Monday, officials said, a day after nearly 600 others arrived in a wooden vessel off Indonesia’s Aceh. All the boats appear

Moroccan warplane apparently downed before Yemen cease-fire (The Washington Times)

May 11, 2015 By Ahmed Al-Haj and Paul Schemm   SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Shiite rebels in Yemen claimed Monday to have shot down a Moroccan F-16 fighter jet taking part in a Saudi-led coalition targeting them

Yemen rebels say coalition jet downed ahead of ceasefire (The Times of Israel)

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels in Yemen claimed Monday to have shot down a Moroccan F-16 fighter jet taking part in a Saudi-led coalition targeting them and their allies, just a day before a five-day humanitarian ceasefire was set

On Answering Questions (Above The Law)

We just finished a (36-day) election campaign here in the United Kingdom. (I hear that people are announcing their candidacies for some upcoming election over in the United States. But surely that can’t be: There’s no presidential election until November

Migrants hungry, depressed in Indonesia's Aceh, official says (dpa German Press Agency)

Jakarta (dpa) – Nearly 550 migrants rescued off Indonesia’s Aceh province over the weekend were “hungry and depressed”, an Indonesian official said Monday. The refugees, believed to be persecuted ethnic Rohingyas from Myanmar and Bangladeshis, were sheltered in a sports

More than 1,500 migrants rescued, rounded up in Indonesia, Malaysia (dpa German Press Agency)

Jakarta/Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – More than 1,500 migrants were rescued or rounded up by police after arriving by boats in Malaysia and Indonesia over the weekend, officials said Monday. In Malaysia, 1,018 migrants suspected to be from Myanmar or Bangladesh