Malaysia Airlines said Friday that the B777-200 aircraft bearing registration no. 9M-MRD that operated MH17 on July 17, 2014, had a clean maintenance record.
The eighth meeting of the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) ministerial council is going to be held in Thimpu (capital of Bhutan) from Thursday, July 24.
Russia has provisionally agreed to reopen a major Cold War listening post on Cuba that was used to spy on the United States, a Russian daily reported Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin visited the island last week.
Furious Ukrainian Internet users have bombarded the social networking sites of French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for allegedly cosying up to Russia despite the ongoing fighting in their country.
The first typhoon of the Philippines’ brutal rainy season shut down the nation’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people across the country and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate.
An Afghan district police chief was killed along with four policemen in a Taliban ambush in western province of Herat on Monday morning, said the provincial governor.
More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources said Sunday, but more than 200 schoolgirls are still being held by the Islamists.
A wall collapsed Sunday in southern India killing 11 people including a child, just a week after a building crumbled in the same state claiming 61 lives.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah led several thousand demonstrators through Kabul on Friday, upping the stakes in his protest against alleged election fraud that has triggered a political crisis.
A massive explosion Friday on a state-owned gas pipeline running through the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed at least 16 people and gutted scores of homes, a state minister said.