CAPE TOWN: Two South African winners of the Nobel Peace Prize urged Israel and the Palestinians on Friday to negotiate peace, with former archbishop Desmond Tutu comparing the regional crisis to apart
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday it seemed possible that the Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board that crashed in eastern Ukraine was shot down and that, if proven, t
KIEV/ MELBOURNE/THE HAGUE: Rescuers have recovered as many as 181 bodies so far at the site of the Malaysian airliner crash in eastern Ukraine, an official at Kiev’s Foreign Ministry told a briefing o
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least 10 countries.
SYDNEY: In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the pl
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Friday that a surface-to-air missile fired from separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine was to blame for the “unspeakable” downing of a Malaysian airlin
UNITED NATIONS: Members of the UN Security Council on Friday demanded a full, independent investigation into the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine that killed all 298 people on bo
COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan ruling party politician and three accomplices were Friday sentenced to 20 years in jail for murdering a Britisher and raping his Russian partner.
PESHAWAR: At least eight paramilitaries were killed in a gunfight with militants in Pakistan’s restive northwest early on Friday, while a policeman died when a hidden bomb exploded in a city center, s
BEIJING: A typhoon heading toward southern China has strengthened into a super typhoon, the government said on Friday, ordering an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from a storm that has already
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