Two female journalists working for the Associated Press news agency have been shot by a police officer in eastern Afghanistan.
(Reuters) – Japan will strike any North Korean ballistic missile that threatens to hit Japan in the coming weeks after Pyongyang recently fired medium-range missiles, a government source said on Saturday. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera issued the order, which took effect on Thursday and runs through April 25, the day that marks the founding of North Korea’s army, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Following the order, meant “to prepare for any additional missile launches,” […]
NATO denied it is violating its agreements with Russia by boosting its forces in eastern Europe and accused Moscow of violating its international agreements by occupying Crimea.
(Reuters) – A Chinese patrol ship hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner detected a pulse signal in the south Indian Ocean on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, in a possible indicator of the underwater beacon from a plane’s “black box”. A black box detector deployed by the vessel Haixun 01 picked up the “ping” signal at around 25 degrees south latitude and 101 degrees east longitude, Xinhua said. It has not been established whether the […]
The Ausralian and Malaysian Prime Ministers stood side by side as they faced the press, promising to continue search for missing flight.
(Reuters) – Voting was largely peaceful in Afghanistan’s presidential election on Saturday, with only isolated attacks on polling stations as a country racked by decades of chaos embarked on its first ever democratic transfer of power. A roadside bomb killed two policemen and wounded two others in the southern city of Qalat as they were returning from a polling station, while four voters were wounded in an explosion at a voting centre in the southeastern […]
A five-story residential building in eastern China collapsed burying residents inside.
The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Filght MH370 begins with two ships sweeping a section of the Indian Ocean.
Iquiquie region in Northern Chile still do not have water and electricity supply after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the region.
A cargo ship bearing the Mongolian flag sunk off northern coast of South Korea. The ship has a crew of sixteen North Koreans. According to the South Korean Coast Guard, 2 were found dead, three were rescued and 11 was still missing.
The Turkish government lifts its ban of the micro-blogging site, Twitter, after the courts declared that said ban violates Turkish citizens’ right to freedom of expression.
Two ships that will be the center of the search operations in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370. According to the Australian Defense Force, Great Britain’s HMS Echo will conduct a specific search in the area, together with Australian ship Ocean Shield, equipped with specialized devices from the US Navy which can locate the black box of the said flight.