Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777’s communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said yesterday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in the disappearance of the flight.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Bangladesh’s finance minister has downplayed the impact of the factory-building collapse on his country’s garment industry, saying he didn’t think it was “really serious” hours after the 500th body was pulled from the debris.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
Anti-government protesters calling for Thailand's Prime Minister to step down launched a rally in Bangkok today that authorities feared would grow into the biggest demonstration the country has seen since she took office last year.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
Syrian troops intensified shelling of rebel-held neighbourhoods in central Homs yesterday, according to activists who say humanitarian conditions are growing more dire and are pressing for the evacuation of 1,000 families and dozens of wounded people who can’t get adequate medical care.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2012