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Debris in photo belongs to Missing Malaysia Plane MH 370: US official

July 30, 2015 8:39:12 pm

The official says investigators — including a Boeing air safety investigator — have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a 777 wing.


ISIS recruits come from over 100 nations: Russia security chief

July 29, 2015 4:00:47 pm

IS's aim is to create a global network of sleeper cells that could undermine the security and territorial integrity of its recruits' home countries, said Russia.

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Russian helicopter pilot rescued after 30 hours from Arctic ice floe

July 29, 2015 8:39:04 am

"I was on the edge," said Ananov of his condition when he was rescued. "Luckily for one or two hours the fog disappeared."

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US, Turkey plan for ‘safe zone’ free of IS in northern Syria

July 28, 2015 10:45:12 am

The move further embroils Turkey, a key NATO ally, in Syria's civil war, and also catapults it into a front-line position in the global war against IS.

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Indonesia: Earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hits Papua

July 28, 2015 7:52:33 am

No tsunami warning was issued after the quake, which struck inland, and Indonesia's national disaster agency said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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Man killed by shark while diving off Australian coast

July 25, 2015 1:08:23 pm

The attack happened off the east coast near where a 4 meter (15- foot) great white shark was seen on Friday, government ranger Peter Lingard said.

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Indian-origin Singapore MP announces retirement from politics

July 25, 2015 10:04:03 am

The veteran was elected in the 1997 General Election under the ruling People's Action Party (PAP).

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Australian Islamic State group nurse arrested on terrorism-related charges in Sydney

July 25, 2015 9:45:47 am

Adam Brookman surrendered to Turkish officials in Turkey on Tuesday. He voluntarily flew back to Australia with a police escort.

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Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

July 24, 2015 10:53:55 am

Tech officials said they worry that the proposed legislation is too broad and would potentially put companies on the hook legally if they miss any hint of an attack.

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‘Was forced’ to serve Islamic State, alleges Australian nurse, faces prosecution upon return

July 24, 2015 9:57:55 am

Brookman was voluntarily returning to Australia with a police escort on a flight from Turkey where he had surrendered to authorities, Australian Federal Police said in a statement.

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Kick ’em Jenny volcano rumbling undersea off Grenada coast; eruption likely in 24 hours

July 24, 2015 9:36:12 am

Center researchers put the alert level at "orange," which means an eruption could take place within 24 hours.

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Islamic State group bigger threat than al-Qaida: FBI Chief

July 23, 2015 8:58:38 am

James Comey's remarks signal a deepening concern about the impact of the Islamic State's effort to inspire terrorist violence.

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Japan Zoo set to give cockroaches an image makeover

July 22, 2015 1:01:04 pm

One highlight of the exhibition will be a five-way race among cockroaches, where visitors can watch the worryingly speedy bugs whizz down a track.

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Myanmar govt resume talks with minority groups to end six decades of ceasefire

July 22, 2015 12:11:22 pm

The prospect of reaching a deal as soon as possible, however, was uncertain.

Mitsubishi Materials apologizes for using US POWs as slave labour

July 20, 2015 7:43:43 am

"Today we apologize remorsefully for the tragic events in our past," Mitsubishi Materials Senior Executive Officer Hikaru Kimura told an audience at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

July 20, 2015 2:07:49 am

The war-torn country witnessed its worst attack in decades when a truck blew up at a marketplace in the town of Khan Beni Saad in Diyala province last Friday, turning Eid celebrations into a scene of horror.

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Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US

July 17, 2015 1:29:02 pm

On the outside, hitchBOT looks like it's built for play rather than performance. It has a bucket for a body and bendy foam limbs capped by yellow gardening gloves and matching rubber boots.

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One year after MH17 flight crash, new shocking footage emerges

July 17, 2015 4:38:09 pm

The video was shot by the rebels shows how they disturbingly worked around the victims to rummage through their belongings

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MH17 anniversary: PM Tony Abbott unveils permanent memorial for 38 Australian victims

July 17, 2015 1:49:24 pm

The memorial, which features a plaque inscribed with the names of Australians who were killed, is set in soil that a police officer brought back from Ukraine.

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Iran-US nuclear deal: A fine ‘new chapter’ or ‘historic mistake’?

July 15, 2015 1:20:15 pm

Israel, which sees Iran as a threat to its existence, strongly opposes leaving the Islamic republic with its nuclear infrastructure in place.

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Start investing in books, rather than in weapons, says Malala Yousafzai

July 13, 2015 11:29:04 am

Governments must "start investing in books, education and hope, rather than in weapons, war and conflicts," Malala said, reiterating that some 100 countries committed to provide free education to all children by 2030.

British schoolgirl marries Australian jihadist

July 12, 2015 10:08:00 pm

Amira Abase, 16, left the UK in February with two friends and was tracked down earlier this month to the IS-held territory of Raqqa.

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Malala Yousafzai turns 18, says world failing Syrian children

July 12, 2015 8:51:37 pm

The Malala Yousafzai All-Girls School will offer education and skills training to girls aged 14 to 18. "I am honoured to mark my 18th birthday with the brave and inspiring girls of Syria," Yousafzai said in a statement received in London.

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Solar Impulse 2 grounded due to battery damage

July 12, 2015 2:41:58 pm

Solar Impulse 2 grounded due to battery damage

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China responds to PM Modi taking up Lakhvi issue with Xi Jinping

July 9, 2015 6:16:12 pm

Beijing defended its step saying it was based on "facts" and in the spirit of "objectiveness and fairness".