Jakarta, Jan 1 (DPA) A Boeing 737-400 aeroplane with 102 passengers on board went missing in eastern Indonesia Monday afternoon, a rescue official said.
Monday, January 01, 2007 7:53:05 PM
Seoul, Jan 1 (DPA) North Korea declared Monday that its goal in 2007 is to expand its military as it hailed its October nuclear test.
Monday, January 01, 2007 7:51:03 PM
Manila, Jan 1 (DPA) Nearly 1,000 people were injured by firecrackers and stray bullets in the Philippines' countdown to the New Year, the government said Monday.
Monday, January 01, 2007 2:18:24 PM
Yangon, Jan 1 (DPA) Senior General Than Shwe, head of Myanmar's ruling junta, left for Singapore to receive treatment for an intestinal tumour, media reports said Monday.
Monday, January 01, 2007 1:27:34 PM
Bangkok, Dec 31 (Xinhua) Several bombs exploded in downtown Bangkok late Sunday, killing at least two and injuring many people, a police official said.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 7:58:39 PM
Jakarta, Dec 31 (DPA) More survivors were saved as rescuers fought bad weather Sunday to search for an estimated 480 people still missing and feared drowned after a passenger ferry sank in rough seas off Indonesia's Java island.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 3:40:18 PM
Hong Kong, Dec 31 (IANS) An Asian rights group Sunday condemned the hanging of former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein, terming it the failure of the international community to deal with dictators within the framework of law.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 3:39:18 PM
Baghdad, Dec 31 (DPA) The body of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was returned to his hometown of Tikrit late Saturday, hours after he was hanged for crimes against humanity.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 10:09:42 AM
Tokyo, Dec 31 (DPA) Several earthquakes of moderate intensity shook parts of Japan early Sunday but there were no reports of injuries or damage to property.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 8:55:06 AM
Jakarta, Dec 30 (DPA) Hundreds of people were feared dead after a passenger ferry, MV Senopati Nusantara sank off Indonesia's Java Island.
Saturday, December 30, 2006 9:23:49 PM
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