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# Mystery

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Malaysia under fire over 'chaotic' search for missing jet
Malaysia’s Transport Minister said that the country will “never give up hope”.
US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'
A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.
Oil slicks spotted in the sea in search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet
Rescue planes have sighted two oil slicks around 15-20 km long in the Gulf of Thailand as hopes for the 239 passengers fade.
Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles
The man washed up on Thursday and said he has been floating in the Pacific since September 2012.
Mystery naked man seen entering Royal Canal
Thankfully, the emergency services report that he didn’t stay in long before he jumped back out.
French experts rule out Arafat poisoning
His widow Souha said she was “shattered” by the contradictory findings by French and Swiss scientists.
Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death
Swiss scientists have found “moderate” evidence to support the notion that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium – and the Palestinians want to get to the bottom of what happened.
GPO girl moving into HSE adult mental health care
The High Court discharged the care orders that had been made under the Child Care Act.
The mystery of the girl found on O'Connell Street: what we know
Australian police have been drawn into the investigation after the girl was identified last night, almost one month after she was found in Dublin.
PHOTO: Gardaí release image of mystery GPO girl
Gardaí have released an image of the teenager in the hopes of gathering more information about her.
Gardaí to release photo of unidentified teenage girl found at GPO
The move is unusual, but the investigation into who the girl is and where she comes from has reached a dead end.
Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child 'Maria'
The young girl was found at a Roma camp last week in Greece.
Mystery girl in Roma camp was abandoned by mother, says arrested couple
A lawyer for the couple said that the child was not kidnapped or trafficked – but police said they repeatedly changed their story about the girl.
Greek police try to identify mystery girl found in Roma camp
The young girl was found in a Roma camp during police searches and is said to be four years old.
Bodies found in cars in Oklahoma lake may solve decades-old mystery
Three of the bodies are believed to be those of a group of teenagers who disappeared in the early 1970s on their way to a football game.
Puppy searches in vain for the Cheerio that's on her head
The mystery of the traumatised baboons at a Dutch zoo
“They became panicked at the end of the day on Monday, they were hysterical, not jumping around but behaving strangely”.
Mystery of the Donegal message in a bottle
Two Donegal men have discovered a rather unusual message in a bottle, which was found near a 600ft drop off a cliff.
Mystery over ‘hijacking incident at Dublin Airport’ 37 years ago
A Wikileaks cable contains limited information about an apparent hijacking incident at Dublin Airport in December 1976 but there are few other details about the event.
Post-mortem to be carried out on body found in field
The body of the man in his early 20s was found in Balheary in north county Dublin just before 3pm on Tuesday.
Do you know where these photos of the 1984 European elections were taken?
Do you recognise that school? Did you grow up on that street? Is that your ma?
British police probe death of artist David Hockney's assistant
Police said the 23-year-old died in mysterious circumstances but that there were no signs of violence.
Iran repeats offer to help US find missing ex-FBI agent
The former agent disappeared six years ago while reportedly investigating cigarette counterfeiting in the region.
Age Action seeks to reunite mystery photos with owner
Do you know anything about these photographs?
America's great unsolved mystery, the case of the missing sausage, is closed
It’s like Murder She Wrote… except with sausages.
Investigation into alleged abduction of Kevin Michael McGeever continues
The property developer claims he was kidnapped at gunpoint and kept in a shipping container for eight months.
Guess the Politician Pic of the Day
It’s not too difficult…
Mystery masterpiece uncovered during renovations at Paris Ritz
No-one knows when the painting by Le Brun was installed in the hotel – but now it is to be auctioned off for charity.
The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Memory-loss tourist puzzles Austrian police
The man has been in Austria for seven weeks but appears to have lost his memory and has no identification papers.
The mystery of the Oireachtas member who ran up €95 bill on one phone call
The TD or Senator who made the most expensive phone call in the Oireachtas this year cannot be identified. Here’s why.
Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat
The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.
Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary
“If there was a crime, it must be solved” – Suha Arafat
What is this mysterious object?
Found in many rented apartments. Answers on a postcard please.
Where's Xi Jinping? Chinese second-in-command has not been seen for 11 days
There is speculation that China’s heir apparent may be injured – but officials in China refuse to say what has happened to him.
Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg
A rescue team is searching the area for any survivors.
7 wondrous mysteries of the world
As the search for Amelia Earhart continues this week, we look at other mysterious cases that still puzzle us today…
Search for Amelia Earhart's plane begins in Hawaii
The search begins this morning in Honolulu for the famous aviator, who went missing in her plane over the South Pacific 75 years ago.
Clue to lost colony in ancient American map
Too little too late for 16th century explorer who returned to find his town had upped and moved.
Former Libyan oil minister found dead in river in Vienna
Shukri Ghanem had fled from Libya last May saying he was leaving Gaddafi’s regime and supporting the rebels.