Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days


WASHINGTON - Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. | Video


New air strikes kill 25 al Qaeda militants in Yemen 4:28pm BST

ADEN, Yemen - Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 25 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second operation of its kind within two days.


Joyful homecoming for four French journalists after Syria captivity 10:12am BST

VILLACOUBLAY AIRBASE, France - Four French journalists held captive in Syria for more than 10 months returned home to France on Sunday, freshly shaved and beaming, where they were met at an airbase by President Francois Hollande, their families and friends.


Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane 18 Apr 2014

PERTH, Australia - An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk, as hopes dwindled that it might soon turn up some sign of wreckage.


Radical cleric promoted jihad from London mosque, U.S. jury told 18 Apr 2014

NEW YORK - From his perch as a prominent imam at a north London mosque, Abu Hamza al-Masri sent devoted followers around the world - from Oregon to Afghanistan - to pursue violent jihad against non-believers, a federal prosecutor told jurors in New York on Thursday. | Video


Runaway spy Snowden is surprise guest on Putin phone-in 17 Apr 2014

MOSCOW - Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. intelligence eavesdropping, made a surprise appearance on a TV phone-in hosted by Vladimir Putin on Thursday, asking the Russian president if his country also tapped the communications of millions. | Video

Ukraine restricts Russians' entry, Moscow threatens retaliation 17 Apr 2014

KIEV/MOSCOW - Ukraine said on Thursday it will impose stricter border controls on Russian men trying to enter the country, where separatist rebellions have broken out, prompting Moscow to threaten retaliation.


Search for Malaysia jet refocuses on drone scans of sea floor 17 Apr 2014

PERTH, Australia - Footage taken by a deep-sea drone should determine sooner than previously thought whether a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean is the final resting place of a missing Malaysian jetliner, Australian search authorities said on Thursday.


Deutsche Post sees immunity for DHL in Singapore cartel probe 17 Apr 2014

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Post expects its DHL forwarding business to be granted immunity from prosecution and fines by Singapore antitrust authorities, who are investigating 11 companies for alleged price fixing, the German logistics company said.

China Resources chairman under investigation by anti-graft body 17 Apr 2014

BEIJING - The chairman of state-owned China Resources Holdings Co. Ltd. , a holding company for a group of energy, land and consumer businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong, is under investigation, China's top anti-corruption body said on Thursday.