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April 20, 2014 8:10 am

First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Three bodies -- the first to be retrieved from the ship’s interior -- were pulled out just before midnight and another 10 were recovered later Sunday morning, a coastguard spokesman said. The..

April 19, 2014 4:38 pm

Malaysia may widen search area to find missing plane

Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the plan to stop the use of a submersible drone next week in underwater search of Beijing-bound flight MH370, with 239 people on board, will not end the..

April 19, 2014 4:29 pm

Police begin hunt for French murder suspects

The body of Fabrioe Boigeol, 37, was found lying partially under a stripped mattress in a room at the Morgot Resort in Chalong at about 1:45pm. "Police and forensic investigators are checking..

April 19, 2014 4:22 pm

Two dead in Phuket bungy jumping accident

The owner, Tossaporn Suksri, 27, and his mechanic Pitakchai Wongsricha, 30, were waiting in the lift for their turn to test the jump when a malfunction caused the platform they were standing on to..

April 19, 2014 4:20 pm

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims

"Please join me in praying for the victims of the ferry disaster in Korea and their families," Francis said in a tweet published on his Twitter account @pontifex. Francis is due to make a..

April 19, 2014 1:12 pm

Japan, US to back ASEAN's sea surveillance: report

US President Barak Obama will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Japan next week. A deal is expected to be included in the joint statement signed by both leaders..

April 19, 2014 8:46 am

Korea Ferry captain says evacuation delayed for safety

Lee Joon-Seok and two of his crew were taken into police custody in the early hours of the morning, charged with negligence and failing to secure the safety of passengers in violation of maritime..

April 19, 2014 8:42 am

6.9-earthquake off PNG Bougainville: USGS

The quake hit at 0104 GMT and was centred 62 kilometres (38 miles) southwest of Panguna on Bougainville at a depth of 45 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said. AFP

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April 19, 2014 8:00 am

Powerful quake rattles Mexico

The country, however, appeared to have escaped major damage and casualties. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake’s epicenter was 36 kilometers (22 miles) northwest of Tecpan, near the..

April 18, 2014 8:29 pm

NACC will not hear more defence witnesses in rice-pledging..

The NACC members are expected to be able to consider the case early next month, Sansern added. Sansern was speaking to reporters after caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister..

April 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Arrest warrant sought for ferry captain

"The joint investigation team of police and prosecutors asked for warrants to arrest three crew, including the captain," the official in the southern coastguard headquarters in Mokpo told..

April 18, 2014 5:34 pm

Small parties name three figures they would back as a new PM

The parties Friday formed a group called "United Parties for Democracy" and announced their resolution. They resolved that they would support either Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep..