The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight now spans two hemispheres. It includes deep oceans and eleven countries, and cracking the case is getting more and more difficult for investigators.
Ignoring the toughest sanctions against Moscow since the end of the Cold War, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as an on Monday, a bold challenge to Washington that escalates one of Europe’s worst security crises in years.
A Mexican official says police have detained a member of the Knights Templar cartel who is suspected of kidnapping children to harvest their organs.
The Lebanese army sent forces to its border with Syria as rebels fled to Lebanon.
President Obama promises more sanctions against Russia, says Crimean referendum won’t be recognized.
Sanctions against Russian diplomats are enforced following Crimea’s declaration of being an independent state.
After Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to join Russia, many are left wondering what is next.
The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan — more than 10,000 kilometers (6,000 miles) to the northwest — answered Malaysia’s call for help in the unprecedented hunt.
China will build more railways and increase the number of small and medium-sized cities as it seeks to raise the proportion of urban residents in the population, which it sees as the country’s next big engine for economic growth
North Korea fired 25 short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast Sunday, South Korean officials said, in an apparent continuation of protests against ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has exposed wide gaps in how the world’s airlines — and their regulators — operate. But experts warn this isn’t likely to be one of those defining moments that lead to fundamental changes.
The U.S. rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia, while shifting sights to deterring possible military advances elsewhere in Ukraine that could inflame the crisis.
The final words from the missing Malaysian jetliner’s cockpit gave no indication anything was wrong, even though one of the plane’s communications systems had already been disabled.
Malaysian police on Sunday were examining a flight simulator belonging to one of the pilots of the missing jetliner and investigating engineers who worked on the plane, sharpening the probe into the jet’s disappearance after authorities revealed it was a deliberate act.
The missing Malaysian jetliner was deliberately diverted and continued flying for more than six hours after severing contact with the ground, meaning it could have gone as far northwest as Kazakhstan or into the Indian Ocean’s southern reaches.
Investigators have concluded that one or more people with significant flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, switched off communication devices and steered it off-course.
Scientists have crowdsourced a network of volunteers taking water samples at beaches along the West Coast in hopes of capturing a detailed look at low levels of radiation drifting across the ocean since the 2011 tsunami that devastated a nuclear power plant in Japan.
The political campaign of one of Canada’s most powerful media leaders has pushed Quebec independence back to the forefront, nearly 20 years after a referendum on the issue narrowly failed.
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
The Catholic Church marks an anniversary Thursday: one year under the leadership of Pope Francis.