Zhou Yongkang was the ninth-ranking member of nine-membered Standing Committee of the CPC.
A gang armed with knives attacked a police station and government offices in Elixku Township.
Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in Kandahar for Ashraf Ghani, one of the two presidential candidates.
US federal judge in Washington ruled that N Korea had provided weaponry to the militant Hezbollah group.
Abu Sayyaf militants attacked two vans carrying civilians and killed at least 18 villagers in Philippines.
Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after the plane plowed into homes.
Tyler's comments came at the end of a disastrous week for the aviation industry.
Only one man escaped the execution-style killing in Ghor province when attackers shot dead the civilians.
Stormy weather and low visibility are suspected as factors in Wednesday's crash of the twin propeller ATR-72.
The bomb, which was placed on a motorcycle, wounded 26 people, including children.
Philippines has filed a complaint to an international tribunal alleging China's claims are illegal.
Minorities in Russia disagree with 90 percent of the country who support Putin's political policies.
Taiwan airline suspects stormy weather caused the crash, killing 48 people.
Investigators believe the 38-year-old man contracted the bacterial infection after contact with a marmot, Xinhua said.
The plane was arriving from the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan.
The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.
The plane was making a second landing attempt in stormy weather when it crashed at an airport.
The new charter will allow the cabinet to begin governing the country in tandem with the military.
A 63-year-old woman who was fleeing on a motorised tricycle had a heart attack and died, cited a local hospital.
The health ministry began collecting DNA blood samples of relatives of those who died in the MH17 crash.
Authorities stepped up patrols to watch for breaks in coastal and river embankments.
Separatists hand over MH17 black boxes to Malaysia.
The PM said the crash site must be secured and flagged Australian participation in police force in Ukraine.
Lankan navy personnel seized nine fishermen boats for crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.
Many airlines flying over crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine abandoned the route between Asia and Europe.
International pressure has forced the Pro-Russia rebels to hand over the bodies and black boxes from MH17.
Three persons were arrested for trafficking Rs 22 lakh worth meth pills.
A TV channel reported that expired beef and chicken were supplied to KFC, McDonald's in China.
The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the company, Husi Food Co., Ltd.
Putin says the tragedy is being used for others' "mercenary objectives," although he does not say specifically who.
Head of the Women for Afghan Women shelter was at one point driven into hiding by death threats from the girl’s family.
Russia's govt is being accused of not doing enough to ensure proper access of authorities to crash site.
Rumors that teashop owners had raped one of their employees set off attacks on Muslims.
Passengers can change or cancel their tickets without attracting financial penalty by Thursday.
Merkel had underlined the importance of a ceasefire to carry out an investigation into the air disaster.
The reports of fatalities came in as repairmen struggled to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of households.