The Malaysian plane, a Boeing 777-200 on Flight MH370, had not yet been confirmed to have crashed.
Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has sent two diplomats to the airport to liase with the Malaysian authorities and assist the families.
China launched an attack on smaller maritime neighbours contesting their China’s claims over the South China Sea.
Russian Foreign Minister said that Russia is open to an honest and objective dialogue with foreign partners to end the crisis.
Six drug dealers were killed by Thai security forces in the mountainous border area in Mae Sai district.
The last fatal incident involving a Malaysia Airlines aircraft took place on Sept. 15, 1995.
The right wheels of the Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire during the landing and passengers were quickly evacuated.
A crash, if confirmed, would likely mark the US -built Boeing 777-200ER airliner’s deadliest incident since entering service 19 years ago.
23 people have been killed and more than 700 injured since Thailand’s latest round of political conflict began last November.
The deaths are likely to worsen already fraught relations between the US-led NATO coalition and President Hamid Karzai.
Three soldiers were killed whereas 11 others sustained injuries. One soldier later died of his injuries.
The OCO (Overseas Contingency Operations) resources will support critical US activities such as sustaining close cooperation with Pakistan.
This is the first time in Pakistan’s history that a former military chief is facing trial for treason.
China and Japan are at loggerheads over the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands and relations.
Thirty-three people including four militants were killed in the attacks and 143 injured, 33 of them seriously.
Short was arrested last month after leaving “Bible tracts” in a Buddhist temple during a tour.
“The two gunmen when challenged blew themselves up. This was a suicide attack,” said IGP Sikandar Hayat.
The 55-seat vehicle had 61 people on board when it overturned, and among the passengers, 12 were minors, police said.
Japan strongly expects that the situation in Ukraine will be settled in a peaceful manner, says Japan foreign ministry.
The announcement by the government came hours after gunship helicopters carried out strikes in Khyber agency killing at least five terrorists.
Report said, China’s students of high school having longest study hours as compared to those in Japan, US and Korea.
The cargo ship, will be delivered by the newly-developed Long March-7 carrier rocket and dock with Tiangong-2 automatically.
More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people leaving 33 dead and more than 130 injured.
The conference agreed to encourage greater engagement of civil societies in East Asia to assist the Palestinians.
Government suspended the troubled peace process on Feb 17 after a Taliban faction beheaded 23 Frontier Corps personnel abducted in 2010.
Blasts were the latest attack on efforts to root out the crippling disease in Pakistan, which is one of only three countries where polio remains endemic.
At least 100 people, a majority of them extremists, were killed during the Lal Masjid operation.
Between January and August of last year, more than 20,000 China-based websites were hacked.
The United Nations distributed shocking images this week of thousands of people, their faces emaciated, desperately flocking to receive food aid.
Child trafficking has become a major problem with gangs stealing children and selling to childless couples.