FILE- A woman works at a yarn-weaving plant of the Ha Nam textile company in Phu Ly city, about 60 km (37 miles) south of Hanoi, July 4, 2013.
Rescue divers entered the ferry Sunday to begin the recovery process, with more than 240 people still believed to be inside.
Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board en route to India returns to Kuala Lumpur after reporting landing gear problems.
US Navy Bluefin-21, 'side scan' sonar is focal point of search west of Australian city of Perth.
As hopes dim of finding any of 270 people missing from the ferry alive, guilt-ridden high school's vice principal commits suicide.
As hopes dim of finding any of the nearly 270 people missing from the ferry alive, guilt-ridden high school's vice principal commits suicide.
The water festival, known as Thingyan, lasts four days and ends by bringing in the Burmese New Year. The throwing of water symbolizes a show of blessings and good wishes and usually occurs on the last two days of the festival.
At least four dead, 300 missing; most of those on board were high school students headed from Incheon to southern resort island.
Much Chanthoeun, a city resident, said the accident has also galvanized local media and many Australians; six of their compatriots were on the missing flight.
Five years in the making, “Lost Kingdoms” shows works from the 5th to the 8th century, an era when Hinduism and Buddhism took root in Southeast Asia.
A panel will focus on real-time tracking of aircraft, rather than streaming of flight performance data for aircraft systems.
PM Tony Abbott tells reporters authorities are 'confident that we know the position of the black box flight recorder to within some kilometers'.
But according to quick count by think-tank CSIS, PDI-P party is not likely to have enough votes to independently field a presidential candidate.
Tuesday’s search it taking place in a wide area 2,000 kilometers northwest of Perth and involves 14 ships and 14 airplanes, plus several helicopters.
Vietnam calls on Laos to consult with other river countries before completing construction of two dams on lower Mekong.
Search efforts are focused on waters about 1,600 kilometers off Australia’s northwest coast.
US defense secretary says disaster highlights the importance of expanded regional defense cooperation and greater US military involvement in Asia.
Document reveals more mundane final sign-off from jet than authorities had described.
Ahead of this week’s meeting of the Mekong River Commission, 39 international environmental groups called on the government to halt construction on the Xayaburi dam before February 2015.
In the past 10 years, a deadly strain of bird flu has killed more than half of the people who got it. Now there's a new strain of bird flu circulating that can kill about a third of the humans who contract it. Whenever there's a virus this lethal, there are always fears of a pandemic.