AirAsia: Divers search tail section wreckage for flight recorders
Scores of divers plunged into the Java Sea on Thursday to search the wreckage of an AirAsia jet for the black box recorders that could reveal why the plane...
Marxist group claims responsibility for suicide attack on Istanbul police
The leftist Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front, or DHKP-C, said in a statement posted online that it carried out the suicide bombing that...
Terrorist gunmen kill 12 after storming satirical newspaper office in Paris
Three masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping.
AirAsia jet tail found; search teams ‘desperately’ seek black boxes
Recovery teams have found the tail of the crashed AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea, the Indonesian search chief said Wednesday, nearly two weeks after...
U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in corruption scandal over Singapore-based firm
A U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty on Tuesday in federal court in San Diego to bribery charges in connection with a wide-ranging corruption investigation...
Digital infantry: N. Korea doubles size of cyber army to ‘paralyze’ the south
The North Korean military’s “cyber army” has boosted its numbers to 6,000 troops, the South Korean Defense Ministry said on Tuesday,...
Time to crack down on ‘Islamophobia’, Turkey’s Erdogan tells EU
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the European Union it should crack down on “Islamophobia” amid rising anti-Muslim...
Amid AirAsia search struggles, U.N. to propose flight tracking standards
The United Nations aviation agency will propose a new standard that requires commercial aircraft to report their position every 15 minutes as part of a...
Three-week baby girl taken when parents were shot is found dead in a bin
A body found in America on Sunday is that of a three-week-old baby who was snatched from a home after a shooting, police have confirmed.
Families will be compensated despite cloud over #QZ8501 flight: lawyers
Families or next of kin of victims on board Flight QZ8501 will be compensated regardless of whether investigations reveal the flight was not permitted.
Pope names new cardinals to reflect diversity in Catholic Church
Pope Francis on Sunday named 20 new cardinals from around the world to the elite group at the top of the Roman Catholic hierarchy, including 15 who can...
Indian police arrest five over ‘month-long imprisonment and rape’ of tourist
Five men have been arrested over the alleged gang-rape and extortion of a Japanese tourist held as a sex slave for nearly a month in a basement near a...
French furor over claims mayor refused burial of Roma baby
French officials voiced disgust today after the mayor of a Paris suburb reportedly refused to allow a dead Roma baby to be buried in the municipal cemetery...
More AirAsia wreckage found, but weather frustrates divers
A multinational team searching for the wreckage of the crashed Airbus A320 found another large underwater object believed to be part of the plane, but...
British nurse with Ebola in critical condition
A British nurse being treated for Ebola in London is in critical condition after deteriorating over the last two days, her hospital said on Saturday. The...
For parallel to AirAsia crash, look at Air France, not Malaysia Airlines
Air France Flight 447, which crashed en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris on June 1, 2009, may offer the best insight on what happened to AirAsia Flight...
AirAsia flight ‘should not have been in the air’ the day it crashed, says Indonesia
AirAsia’s license in Indonesia may be revoked because its downed flight had no permission to be in the air last Sunday.
Bring Back our Boys: Boko Haram seizes 40 boys and men from Nigerian village
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigerian state Borno on New Year’s Eve, according...
'It's a miracle': Seven-year-old girl walks away from plane crash that killed four
A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people - and wandered from the wreckage to raise the alarm, U.S.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces recapture key Iraqi village from ISIS militants
Kurdish Peshmerga forces said they recaptured a strategic village in northern Iraq from ISIS on Friday.
A living hell for disabled slaves on South Korean islands
The regional tourist board calls the 1,004 islands clustered in the sun-sparkling waters off South Korea’s southwestern tip “Angel Islands,”...
MH370 relatives view AirAsia crash with empathy…and envy
Images of bodies and wreckage floating in Indonesian waters gave relatives of those lost aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 anguish and grief, but they also provided...
Pope Francis reveals his New Year wishes: An end to war and slavery
Pope Francis made his New Year’s wish on Thursday: No more wars. Tens of thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Romans crowded into St.
Search for missing AirAsia black box recorders could ‘take a week’
Divers looking for the wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo were unable to resume full-scale operations on Thursday in poor weather and heavy seas,...
Ecstasy and agony: 2015 begins with fireworks, beach parties…and tragedy
Revellers converged to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters.
'Too cruel': Deadly Shanghai stampede possibly caused by rush for fake cash
A deadly stampede that killed 35 Shanghai New Year’s Eve revellers could have been caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building...
AirAsia victim with life jacket raises new questions about plane’s last moments
A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an Indonesian search and rescue official said, raising new questions...
Italian coastguard saves 900 migrants after smugglers abandon ship
Italy’s Coast Guard said Wednesday it had narrowly averted a catastrophe after people smugglers set a cargo ship with 900 people on board on a collision...
World welcomes 2015 with beach parties, fireworks and prayer
After a turbulent year marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters, many could be forgiven for saying good riddance...
Sydney spectacular to set off global New Year celebrations
Australia’s biggest city is preparing to lead the world in welcoming the New Year with spectacular fireworks over Sydney Harbour.