10:06 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.
8:37 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
The US ambassador to the United Nations urged Myanmar on Thursday to intervene to stop communal violence there and protect humanitarian workers in the volatile western state of Rakhine.
8:26 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship’s captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life.
9:35 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
A mini-submarine hunting for wreckage of a missing Malaysian airliner has completed its first full mission at the third attempt, officials said on Thursday, as seabed data it retrieved was being analyzed.
9:18 am April 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
A leading Malaysian politician who gained fame defending opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trials was killed in an early morning road accident on Thursday, police said.
8:21 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Narendra Modi’s quest to lead India’s 1.2 billion people may ultimately lie in the hands of three women who wield clout as regional power brokers and have attacked him on the campaign trail.
5:13 pm April 16, 2014 | No Comment
More than 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea today, the coast guard said, in what could be the country’s biggest peacetime disaster in nearly 20 years.
12:04 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
Smog-hit China is set to pass a new law that would give Beijing more powers to shut polluting factories and punish officials, and even place protected regions off-limits to industrial development, scholars with knowledge of the situation said.
10:00 am April 15, 2014 | No Comment
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the air force to adopt an integrated air and space defense capability, in what state media on Tuesday called a response to the increasing military use of space by the United States and others.