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July 31, 2015 2:01 pm

Plane debris won't solve MH370 crash mystery: Australia

The wreckage, which is two-metres (six-feet) long, was found on a beach on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean and is expected to be analysed in France on Saturday. Australian..

July 31, 2015 1:51 pm

Relatives, governments await tests on Reunion plane debris

If positively identified, it would be the first confirmed trace of the airliner, which disappeared on its way to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board. "The aircraft part is almost..

July 31, 2015 1:45 pm

Search for MH370 continues whatever wreckage reveals,..

"Australia’s priority and our responsibility is to do whatever we canto locate the last resting place of the aircraft," Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss told a press conference in..

July 31, 2015 1:33 pm

Ride Euro II-standard buses, surf the Net for free

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority has announced that the free Wi-Fi onboard service covering 550 European-emission standard II (Euro II) buses will be officially launched on Saturday. The..

July 31, 2015 9:01 am

US launches probe into killing of 'Cecil the lion'

Trophy hunter Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion earlier this month after the feline was allegedly lured out of the Hwange National Park boundaries with a dead animal as bait. The professional..

July 31, 2015 8:48 am

18 defence volunteers injured in attack by insurgents

Police said the insurgents attacked the post with Molotov cocktails and three M79 grenades. The volunteers exchanged gunfire with the insurgents for about an hour before the attackers..

July 31, 2015 7:33 am

IMF 'will not join Greece bailout until debt concerns are..

"In order to ensure that medium-term sustainability, there is a need for difficult decisions on both sides... difficult decisions in Greece regarding reforms, and difficult decisions among..

July 30, 2015 9:33 pm

US economy grew 2.3% in second quarter

Gross domestic product expanded at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the April-June period, slightly below the 2.5 percent consensus estimate. The first quarter, marred by severe winter weather..

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Malaysian experts arrive to study island plane debris: hotel..

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July 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Myanmar frees thousands of prisoners, including 210..

Authorities acting on the instructions of President Thein Sein ordered some 6,966 detainees -- 210 of them foreigners -- to be freed across the country after they had been "well disciplined",..

July 30, 2015 12:43 pm

Jolie makes first visit as UN goodwill ambassador

She was welcomed by Myanmar House Speaker Shwe Mann, who led her to visit the Myanmar Parliament on Wednesday. The British embassy in Yangon announced that Jolie Pitt made the four-day visit to..

July 30, 2015 12:07 pm

Myanmar movie star, four others win Magsaysay awards

The Manila-based Ramon Magsaysay Awards, named after a Filipino president who was killed in a plane crash, were established in 1957 to honour people or groups who change communities for the better..