Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet turned back before vanishing, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as authorities were investigating up to four passengers with suspicious identifications who may have boarded the flight.
Afghan Vice-President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the bloody conflict, died Sunday. He was 57.
The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea has led aviation experts to assume that whatever happened was quick and left the pilots no time to place a distress call.
A captured ship Israel says carried advanced rockets from Iran bound for Gaza militants arrived to port Saturday, where authorities prepared its cargo for a public display Israel hopes will step up pressure on world powers as they negotiate with Tehran over its nuclear program.
A marathon spelling bee finally has a conclusion -- after nearly 100 rounds and two weeks of anticipation. A seventh-grader and fifth-grader exhausted the Jackson County spelling bee's initial word list Feb. 22, forcing another day of competition.
In a major show of force, hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armoured vehicles prevented an 'empty pots march' from reaching Venezuela's Food Ministry on Saturday to protest shortages of staple items.
Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.