April 25, 2014 3:28:43 pm

The airport was shut down for a time but after the Virgin plane was taken off the tarmac flights resumed.

April 25, 2014 12:33:45 pm

The 455,000-rial (USD 14, 10-euro) monthly handout scheme is part of broader economic reforms aimed at overhauling the country's massive subsidy system.

April 25, 2014 11:16:11 am

The report has already been sent to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN body for global aviation, but not made available to the public.

April 25, 2014 11:08:17 am

The U.S. president arrives in Seoul after starting an four-stop Asia tour in Tokyo on Wednesday.

April 25, 2014 1:17:55 am

Some of the bodies inside the sewol had their hands held tightly like foetuses to try to keep warm; toll 171.

April 24, 2014 4:01:56 pm

The attack came nearly three weeks after Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, was killed.

April 24, 2014 3:43:00 pm

Among the 11 killed were seven civilians and four policemen while 27 people were wounded in the bombing.

April 24, 2014 2:19:13 pm

The dispute over the islands, called Senkaku by Japan and Diaoyu by China, has badly strained relations between the two Asian powers.

April 24, 2014 12:20:47 pm

'All 64 passengers and four crew members onboard were safely disembarked from the aircraft,' statement from airlines said.

April 24, 2014 10:00:16 am

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

April 24, 2014 3:39:42 am

NATO says Russia has built up a force of about 40,000 troop in its border with Ukraine.

April 23, 2014 6:40:59 pm

According to the research by think-tank British Future, almost one in five new voters at the next election will be from an ethnic minority.

April 23, 2014 6:10:16 pm

Making a strong pitch for resumption of dialogue process, Abdul Basit said talks were the only way to resolve outstanding issues.

April 23, 2014 4:40:03 pm

Justin Bieber offered his clarification saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer.

April 23, 2014 4:04:36 pm

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to implement a key reconciliation deal.

April 23, 2014 3:35:18 pm

Barack Obama said we oppose any unilateral attempts to undermine Japan's administration of these islands.

April 23, 2014 3:21:52 pm

The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit Norway from May 7 to May 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Nobel Peace Prize.

April 23, 2014 3:09:58 pm

The court also ordered Sarva to provide the United States with a list of his customers and to send copies of the injunction order to his customers.

April 23, 2014 2:56:02 pm

Lee and eight members of his crew have been arrested on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.

April 23, 2014 2:38:43 pm

It arrived wrapped in plastic with a note from Canada Post apologizing for the envelope's state, but not the delay.