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The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been officially declared an accident with no survivors. No trace of the Beijing-bound aircraft has been found...

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According to Indonesian investigators, the co-pilot of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, French national Remi Plesel, was controlling the plane before it crashed. Authorities said this information...

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An inquest into the Sydney cafe siege has heard that hostage Katrina Dawson was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets. Another hostage,...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accepted an invitation to Moscow in May, South Korea's Yonhap reports. The news agency cites a written response from...

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AirAsia QZ8501 fuselage recovery operation has been suspended, the Indonesian military has said. The plane crashed into the Java Sea in December 2014. Search teams failed...

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Malaysia Airlines official website has been attacked by hackers claiming to be from the "Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate". The national carrier's homepage currently...

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President Barack Obama has joined PM Narendra Modi to attend India's annual Republic Day parade in Delhi. Barack Obama is the first US president to...

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According to Indian media, President Barack Obama has cancelled plans to visit the Taj Mahal during his upcoming visit to India. Barack Obama was scheduled...

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The Philippine government is facing calls for an inquiry after it admitted relocating homeless people temporarily during Pope Francis' visit. Social welfare secretary Corazon Soliman...

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Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra has been impeached and banned from politics for five years following legislators vote. The move relates to Yingluck Shinawatra involvement in...

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According to Indonesia's transport minister Ignasius Jonan, the AirAsia flight that crashed in the Java Sea, killing 162 people, climbed too fast before stalling. Ignasius...

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The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 was not likely due to terrorism, Indonesian investigators said in their first remarks since analyzing the cockpit voice recorder. There...

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The trial of Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, who flew into a rage when macadamia nuts were served to her in a bag and...

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North Korean prison camp escapee Shin Dong-hyuk, who is now a high-profile human rights campaigner, has apologized for inaccuracies in his story. Shin Dong-hyuk, 32,...

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Millions of people are expected to attend an outdoor Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in the Philippine capital Manila. An estimated three million people had...

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Pope Francis has arrived in typhoon-hit city of Tacloban in the Philippines to hold an open-air Mass. Tacloban was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan just over...

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Clashes between Pakistani police and crowds protesting over an image of the Prophet Muhammad published in Charlie Hebdo have erupted near the French consulate...

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Chinese authorities are investigating powerful intelligence chief Ma Jian for corruption. The Communist Party's discipline watchdog said Ma Jian was suspected of "serious violations" of...

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Pope Francis has lost his papal hat as he arrived in windy Manila, the Philippines, on January 15. The Pope was beginning his five-day visit...

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Hundreds of thousands of cheering people who waited several hours in steaming heat have greeted Pope Francis at his arrival in the Philippines. People lined...

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The fuselage of the crashed AirAsia plane has been located and photographed in the Java Sea, say officials. Singapore's Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen posted...

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Hundreds of thousands of people have turned out in Sri Lankan capital Colombo to see Pope Francis celebrate a Mass at which he canonized...

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North Korea has offered to hold direct talks with the United States on its proposal to suspend nuclear tests, and suggested dialogue could pave...

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung has said the need for economic growth outweighs calls for greater democracy, in his first annual policy address...

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Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka to begin a six-day Asian tour. The pontiff, who will later travel to the Philippines, plans to celebrate...