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MH370 search to be most costly ever at $100m

18 April 2014, 11:56

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft show no signs of slowing.

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Captain not at helm of capsized Korean ferry

18 April 2014, 09:00

The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled rescue efforts for hundreds of missing passengers trapped by the submerged vessel.

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Malaysia warns of 'huge' cost in MH370 search

17 April 2014, 20:01

Malaysia has warned that the cost of the search for flight MH370's wreckage in the Indian Ocean will be "huge", the latest sobering assessment by authorities involved in the effort.

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3 killed after Ukraine Black Sea base attack

17 April 2014, 18:59

Three pro-Russian militants have died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior minister says.

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Distraught parents shout down S Korea president

17 April 2014, 17:59

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has faced the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu meeting in an island gymnasium.

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Evacuation order came too late for many on capsized ferry

17 April 2014, 15:50

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, a crew member says.

Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks

17 April 2014, 14:31

Russia and Ukraine will sit down for high-stakes talks in Geneva, seeking to ease the crisis in the former Soviet republic after the US warned Moscow it must make concessions or face fresh sanctions.

India goes to polls in biggest voting day

17 April 2014, 14:21

India has hosted its biggest day of voting in its marathon election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling Congress party from defeat to opposition Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi.

'Disgruntled' worker derailed China train

17 April 2014, 13:01

A passenger train derailment in China that injured 15 people and made national headlines was caused by a "disgruntled" worker, a report says.

Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

17 April 2014, 10:42

Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation.

Fears rise for missing in South Korea ferry sinking

17 April 2014, 08:18

Fears have risen for the 287 people still missing more than 24 hours after a ferry sunk off the southern coast of South Korea.

France seeks ICC involvement on Syria war crimes

17 April 2014, 07:10

France will table a proposal before the United Nations Security Council authorizing the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity in Syria, French ambassador to the UN Gerard Araud said.

Supremacist faces charges in Jewish killings

16 April 2014, 17:48

A white supremacist, charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites, has been brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair to make his first court appearance.

Aus state premier quits over wine 'memory fail'

16 April 2014, 16:26

A leading Australian politician has resigned after admitting to a "massive memory fail" when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth Aus$3 000.

South Korea ferry disaster: Cause still unknown

16 April 2014, 14:53

The cause of a ferry disaster, which resulted in scores of people reported missing, is still not clear. Most of those on board were children and their teachers.

Palestine woman dies after Israel tear gas attack

16 April 2014, 13:52

A Palestinian woman has died in hospital after inhaling tear gas used by the Israeli army to disperse protesters near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, a medical official says.

Backpacks detonated near Boston 2014 finish line

16 April 2014, 13:12

US police have detonated two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon and arrested a suspect on the anniversary of last year's deadly bombings, media reports.

Mini-sub aborts again in MH370 search

16 April 2014, 12:06

A mini-submarine making its second dive in the hunt for Malaysian jet MH370 has encountered a "technical difficulty" and resurfaced, officials say, after the first mission also aborted.

Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained

16 April 2014, 10:41

A federal magistrate has ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.

'Poorest president' declares $322 883 in wealth

16 April 2014, 09:32

Uruguay president has declared $322 883 in wealth: flower farm, bank account and 2 VW Beetles.

Indian voters lured by cash, drugs, liquor

16 April 2014, 08:25

Indian election officials have seized a record $36 million dollars of cash concealed in cars, private planes and even ambulances that they say was destined to buy off voters.

Two dead, scores missing as S. Korea ferry sinks

16 April 2014, 07:18

South Korea said two people were killed and 368 rescued from a ferry that capsized at sea with 477 people on board, mostly high school students, as divers searched for scores still missing.

UN cites human rights violations in Ukraine

15 April 2014, 17:37

A UN human rights report on Ukraine has pointed out many violations that led to the Maidan protests in Ukraine.

Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

15 April 2014, 16:12

A Judge who ordered Ohio officials to recognize out-of-state gay marriages is considering a stay of his decision pending appeal.

Rebel mortar fire in Syria kills child, hurts 40

15 April 2014, 14:51

Mortar rounds fired on schools in the Syrian capital has killed a child and wounded more than 40 people, among them more children, state media says.

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