Jul 23, 2014

British experts to analyze MH17 black boxes

Black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine will be examined by U.K. air accident investigators, Britain’s prime minister said Tuesday. British experts at the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will retrieve data from the flight recorders for analysis, following a request ...

Missile took down jet in Ukraine: source

Jul 18, 2014

Missile took down jet in Ukraine: source

American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama administration was still scrambling to confirm who launched the strike and whether there were American citizens killed in the crash. ...

Malaysia's Najib, Abe discuss China air zone

Dec 12, 2013

Malaysia's Najib, Abe discuss China air zone

by Reiji Yoshida

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, during talks Thursday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, showed his “understanding” of Japan’s deep concern over China’s newly declared air defense identification zone in the East China Sea, a Japanese official who attended the meeting said. Najib and Abe ...

Malaysia rivals ready for poll

May 5, 2013

Malaysia rivals ready for poll

Malaysia’s bitter political rivals launched a last-ditch campaign sprint Saturday on the eve of the first elections in the country’s history in which the long-ruling regime faces possible defeat. Prime Minister Najib Razak and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim barnstormed through their home regions, where ...

Tight Malaysian poll campaign under way

Apr 21, 2013

Tight Malaysian poll campaign under way

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday kicked off their campaigns for May 5 elections that are likely to be the country’s closest ever. The two rivals joined hundreds of parliamentary candidates across the nation in submitting nomination papers ...