Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
January 29, 20154:19 pm

Malaysia Airlines was ready to proceed immediately with the compensation process, he said.

January 29, 20152:31 pm

Iriyanto was believed to have taken over control of the aircraft from Plesel when it started to ascend & descend.

January 29, 20152:01 pm
File. An Afghan wounded child is helped by people at a hospital in Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

The latest string of attacks on Afghanistan leaves at least 17 killed with the deadliest attack in central Ghazni. Taliban spokesperson claimed responsibility for the attacks.

January 29, 20151:08 pm

Rajitha Senaratne said that his government will ease its military presence.

January 29, 20151:41 pm

"Israel will not stand by as Hezbollah targets Israelis," Israel's UN Ambassador Ron Prosor said.

January 29, 201512:41 pm
File: Forces inspect the site of a roadside bomb explosion in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

Bombing in Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility.

January 29, 201511:14 am
Philippine President

"If the peace process were derailed, how many more graves would we have to dig?" - President Benigno Aquino III

January 29, 20152:30 pm

It purportedly extended the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber.

January 28, 20154:28 pm

Junko Ishido, mother of journalist Kenji Goto, read to reporters her plea to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to "Please save Kenji,".

January 28, 201512:01 pm

That this latest addition to the global beauty and wellness craze, snail facials, in Thailand's northern hills is only natural.

January 28, 201510:01 am

The IS warned that they will execute Kenji Goto and Maaz al-Kassasbeh if they don't get their way.

January 27, 201510:18 pm

The message again demanded the release of Iraqi woman Sajida al-Rishawi sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in terror attack.

January 27, 20159:23 pm

Pakistan has already strengthened the security for schools across the country.

January 27, 20155:25 pm

Here are some voices from Japan on the unfolding crisis, as it enters its second week.

January 27, 20154:29 pm

A large crowd had gathered in front of Zia's office awaiting the body.

January 27, 20152:16 pm

The page asks people to post self-portraits and other photos with a sign that says "I am Kenji.''

January 26, 201512:31 pm

The Lizard Squad group last year claimed it was behind attacks on Sony's online PlayStation network and Microsoft's Xbox site.

January 26, 20158:33 am

Attention was focused on trying to save Kenji Goto, a 47-year-old journalist who was shown in the video.

January 25, 20153:52 pm

Nepal has struggled to draft a new constitution since 2008.

January 25, 20154:40 pm

However, Hasina's aides reacted sharply to the apparent snub, calling the behaviour "inhumane".

January 25, 201511:11 am

Modi was at the airport to welcome Obama, greeting the American leader at the foot of the Air Force One stairs wearing a gold kurta.

January 25, 201512:42 am

Abe said the government would spare no effort to secure the release of the remaining captive.

January 24, 201512:45 pm

"We will never give up. We will bring them home," said Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama.

January 24, 201512:44 pm

One of the injured later died after medical treatment and seven are still under emergency treatment.

January 23, 20155:47 pm

The blast damaged nearby establishments and hitting the victims with flying glass and debris.

January 23, 20153:57 pm
FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud walks to his seat to join other world leaders to watch a cultural performance of indigenous dancers at the G20 in Brisbane, Australia. On early Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Saudi state TV reported King Abdullah died at the age of 90. Saudi Arabia's new king, Salman, is a veteran of the country's top leadership. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Sisi has decided to cut short his visit to the World Economic Forum to attend the royal funeral on Friday.

January 23, 20153:24 pm

The posting which appeared Friday shows a clock counting down to zero.

January 22, 20155:24 pm

So far, 59 bodies have been recovered from AirAsia Flight 8501, which plunged into the Java Sea.

January 22, 20154:21 pm

Many of the protesters carried banners emblazoned with a red heart and the name of the Prophet Muhammad.

January 22, 20152:04 pm

Authorities have announced a bounty on people involved in street violence that has claimed 30 lives.

January 22, 201512:48 pm

The meeting was requested by 37 countries who sent a letter to assembly President Sam Kutesa on October 1.

January 22, 201512:14 pm

Their capture by the Islamic State group has created a sudden crisis for Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.

January 22, 20152:39 pm

The IS said it would kill two Japanese hostages if it did not receive a ransom of $200 million.

January 21, 201512:17 pm

Eight journalists were killed in Afghanistan in 2014, making it the deadliest year for the media since 2001.

January 21, 201511:15 am

Abe faces a hard choice: openly pay the extremists or ask an ally like the United States to attempt a risky rescue inside Syria.

January 20, 20151:34 pm
Mideast Iraq Islamic State Killings

The video shows two hostages in orange jumpsuits that the militants identify as Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa.