Chinese President brings graft charges against top commander

Apr 1, 2014

Chinese President brings graft charges against top commander

A top Chinese military officer has been formally charged with corruption after he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues and luxury liquor, state media reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Gu Junshan, a former deputy logistics chief for the People’s Liberation Army, is ...

MH370 not the work of terrorists, U.S. says

Mar 31, 2014

MH370 not the work of terrorists, U.S. says

Senior U.S. lawmakers on Sunday said that investigators have found no evidence thus far pointing to terrorism in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 three weeks ago, and that it is critical to find the plane to understand what happened on board. House ...

Mar 31, 2014

Tycoon stands trial in Chinese gangland case

A mining tycoon, his brother and 34 associates stood trial Monday on allegations of running a vast criminal gang in China’s Sichuan province that gunned down rivals, maintained fleets of Ferraris and bribed police. The trial centers around Liu Han, former multimillionaire chairman of ...

Abbott vows plane search will go on

Mar 31, 2014

Abbott vows plane search will go on

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is “an extraordinarily difficult exercise” but it will go on as long as possible, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday. Abbott told reporters in Perth, the base for the search, that although no debris has been ...

No objects from search linked yet to Flight MH370

Mar 31, 2014

No objects from search linked yet to Flight MH370

Despite what Australia called an “intensifying search effort,” an international hunt Sunday by aircraft and ships in the southern Indian Ocean found no debris linked to the Malaysian jet that vanished more than three weeks ago. Several dozen angry Chinese relatives of Flight MH370 ...

Finding MH370 may take years: U.S. Navy

Mar 30, 2014

Finding MH370 may take years: U.S. Navy

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, a U.S. Naval Officer suggested on Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane’s black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die. Ten ships and as many ...