The sudden disappearance Saturday of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 -- with no distress call or other signs of trouble -- has ignited intense speculation over what happened to the jet and its 239 passengers. Following are some of the scenarios being mulled over.
Malaysia's air force chief says that military radar indicated the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back, but declined to give further details on how far the plane may have veered off course.
Indian writer Pankaj Mishra is one of eight writers from seven countries winning a $150,000 Yale University prize each in recognition of their achievements and to support their ongoing work.
A suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives killed at least 32 people and wounded 147 on Sunday in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla, police and medical sources said.
Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared with 239 people on board.
Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified.
The drones will be equipped with infrared devices to allow them to operate during the night, Zhai said, adding that authorities were considering conducting similar drone inspections in more of its polluted areas.
Two large oil slicks spotted by the Vietnamese air force offered the first sign that a jetliner carrying 239 people had crashed into the ocean after vanishing from radar without sending a single distress call.
The sudden disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people aboard represents one of the rarest kinds of aviation disaster, and the mystery is compounded by uncertainty about which country's jurisdiction the plane came down in.
The Wall Street Journal dropped by the other day. CBS news wrote about it as the “pride of Potomac”. Indian-American Frank Islam’s 16-bedroom mansion in Washington DC has been attracting a stream of gawkers.
A US technology company says 20 of its employees were aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing over the South China Sea.
While Europe has problems of its own, the crisis also hurts Russia’s broader goal of a Eurasian Union. If Putin gets Crimea, does he lose Ukraine forever?
Russia is open to having an “honest, equal” dialogue with foreign states on the crisis in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday, insisting that Russia bore no responsibility for the situation.
India is placed at the 111th position out of 189 countries in a list prepared by an international organisation that ranks nations on the number of women representatives in Parliament.