Editorials Mar 12, 2015

A year since MH370 went missing

The passage of a year since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 vanished has brought no relief to the families of the 239 people who were lost in this, as yet, inexplicable tragedy.

National / Politics Aug 5, 2014

Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Japan on Tuesday imposed additional sanctions against Russia for failing to defuse the crisis in Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet last month. The United States and the European Union have also stepped up pressure on Russia with widened sanctions. The decision by ...

Commentary / World Jul 25, 2014

MH17: condemn but learn

by Ramesh Thakur

It is not acceptable to respond to the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, and to similar incidents, through the lens of either a friend or a foe. We need credible and prompt international investigations.

National Jul 18, 2014

Kishida, in Ukraine, orders ministry to probe plane crash

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, now visiting Ukraine, said Thursday night he has ordered his ministry to verify reports of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters, Kishida said, "I have ordered (the ministry) to confirm the facts," adding that he ...