Malaysia has appealed for help and international coordination in a search for its missing passenger jet stretching across two corridors from the Caspian Sea to the southern Indian Ocean, diplomats said on Sunday.
Malaysian officials briefed envoys from about 20 countries on progr
Gunmen killed more than 100 people in an attack on three villages in central Nigeria, an area where longstanding disputes over land, religion and ethnicity often erupt into violence, two local government officials said on Sunday.
The police confirmed the raids by Fulani herdsman
Crimeans decided on Sunday whether to break away from Ukraine and join Russia in a referendum that has alarmed the ex-Soviet republic and triggered the worst crisis in East-West relations since the Cold War.
Thousands of Russian troops have taken control of the Black Sea peninsul
Libyan rebels controlling three oil export ports said they were ready to negotiate with the government over ending their six-month blockade if Tripoli abandoned plans for a military offensive.
Libyan officials on Wednesday gave the armed protesters two weeks to clear the ports th
India on Sunday put on hold its search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at the request of the government in Kuala Lumpur, which wants to reassess the week-old hunt for the Boeing 777 that is suspected of being deliberately flown off course.
India had been combing two a
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is planning a US IPO in the third quarter of this year, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, in what is the expected to be a more than $15 billion deal.
The Hangzhou, China-based company, which controls about 80 percent
A missing Malaysian jetliner was likely steered deliberately to a course that could have taken it anywhere from central Asia to the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's prime minister said on Saturday, in a dramatic revelation that intensified scrutiny of the 239 crew and passengers.
Saudi Arabia has demanded that Qatar shut down Al Jazeera and two think tanks during a recent meeting of the GCC foreign ministers, a source close to someone who attended the talks said yesterday.
Riyadh demanded the closure of the pan- Arab broadcaster as well as the Brookings D
Veteran British Labour politician Tony Benn, who was born into the aristocracy but became a champion of the left, has died aged 88, his family said yesterday.
Benn was a member of parliament for 50 years and a cabinet minister for 11 years.
A divisive figure at the
Plans for Bahrain's biggest boat show have been put on hold due to development work at Amwaj Marina, said a report.
This year's Bahrain Boat Show International (BBSI), which is organised by Knotika Holdings, was slated to be held over four days from April 23.