Defiant Malaysian PM affirms clout following weekend protests

Aug 31, 2015

Defiant Malaysian PM affirms clout following weekend protests

Malaysia’s government reclaimed the streets of the capital Monday after massive weekend protests demanding the premier’s ouster, staging its own show of force with National Day celebrations attended by thousands. With Prime Minister Najib Razak presiding, masses of flag-waving spectators cheered a colorful parade ...

Aug 21, 2015

Ex-Malaysia leader Mahathir calls for no-confidence vote against Najib

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad has called for an immediate vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Najib Razak, saying Najib has made members of parliament beholden to him by giving them lucrative government posts. Najib, under growing pressure over allegations of graft and financial ...

Sightings, some a month old, prompt Maldives join hunt for MH370 debris

Aug 10, 2015

Sightings, some a month old, prompt Maldives join hunt for MH370 debris

The Maldives joined a regional search for wreckage from missing flight MH370 following reports that islanders in the Indian ocean atoll nation had spotted unidentified debris, police said Sunday. Maldivian police are responding to several sightings of debris washed up along the northern atolls ...

MH370 likely glided, not crashed, into sea

Aug 6, 2015

MH370 likely glided, not crashed, into sea

How hard did Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hit the water after it ran out of fuel and plummeted from cruising altitude? Not as hard as you might think, accident experts say. The relatively intact condition of the wing piece that washed up on Reunion ...

Barnacles on wing part may help in hunt for MH370

Aug 4, 2015

Barnacles on wing part may help in hunt for MH370

Barnacles on a wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could yield new clues to the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 if it is from the plane, experts said Tuesday The hunt for the Boeing 777, which disappeared on ...