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'Don't abandon search', MH370 families plead

Families of those lost on flight MH370 pleaded on Thursday for authorities to continue hunting for the Malaysia Airlines jet on the eve of a meeting that could decide how much longer the frustrating deep-sea search continues.

MH370 search team raises prospect plane could lie elsewhere

MH370 search team raises prospect plane could lie elsewhere

  Top searchers at the Dutch company leading the underwater hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 say they believe the plane may have glided down rather than dived in the final moments, meaning they have been scouring the wrong patch of ocean for two years.

Transport ministers to discuss future of MH370 search

Transport ministers to discuss future of MH370 search

Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet Friday to discuss the future of the frustrating deep-sea search for missing flight MH370, officials said Wednesday.

MH17 families steel for legal fight on second anniversary

The families of the 298 people who died when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine are steeling themselves for a slew of bitter legal battles, on the eve of the tragedy's second anniversary.
 

Malysian police to hunt down IS militants threatening attacks

Malysian police to hunt down IS militants threatening attacks

Malaysian police to hunt down IS militants who issue threats on social media to frighten people.

Officials say debris found on Australian island not from MH370

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was notified on June 9 that the debris had been found on Kangaroo Island off the southern Australian coast.

MH17 criminal probe results due within months: Prosecutor

In October, an international inquiry concluded that the Boeing 777, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a Russian-made BUK surface-to-air missile.

Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report

An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported.

Facebook opens office in Malaysia

Facebook opens office in Malaysia

 Social media giant, Facebook has opened a local office in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, a media report said on Thursday.

Debris found in Mauritius to be examined by MH370 investigators

Debris found in Mauritius to be examined by MH370 investigators

Last month, Australia said debris found in Mozambique was "almost certainly from MH370" and in 2015 French authorities said a wing part found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion was part of the plane. 

2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

Both men's and women's teamsmade history by entering the finals of second division of the World Championships.

Malaysia cross-party alliance demands scandal-hit PM`s ouster

Leaders from across Malaysia`s political spectrum joined forces Friday to call for the removal of scandal-hit premier Najib Razak, in a sharp escalation of a festering corruption crisis.

US man tells how he found suspected MH370 debris

US man tells how he found suspected MH370 debris

The American amateur investigator who found suspected debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 told AFP on Thursday that experts must be "cautious" about identifying the piece washed up off Mozambique.

World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

There are 24 teams in the Second Division divided into four groups of six teams each in both sections.

AirAsia's Malaysian unit returns to profit

Malaysia-based AirAsia reported a fourth-quarter net profit of 554 million ringgit (USD 132 million) with its Malaysian unit and lower fuel costs.

Australia warns travellers of possible militant attacks in Indonesia

Australia issued a warning on Thursday about possible militant attacks being planned in Indonesia, only days after a similar warning for the Malaysian capital, another sign of rising concern over militancy in Southeast Asia.

Probe clears Malaysian PM Najib, says USD 681mn transfer a Saudi gift

Probe clears Malaysian PM Najib, says USD 681mn transfer a Saudi gift

Malaysia`s attorney-general cleared PM Najib Razak of any criminal offence or corruption on Tuesday.

Malaysia says suspected Islamic State-linked militant was planning suicide attack

 Malaysia`s police chief said on Saturday that a suspected militant arrested in a train station in Kuala Lumpur had confessed to planning a suicide attack in the country.

Indian woman to fight her case in Malaysian court over forcible conversion of her kids to Islam

An ethnic Indian Hindu woman, who has been fighting to quash the forcible conversion of her children to Islam by her ex-husband in 2009, has said she will appeal a court ruling that issues regarding Muslim conversion are exclusively the jurisdiction of the Shariah Court. "We will be appealing to the Federal Court," said.

Malaysia Airlines probes off-course Christmas flight

Malaysia Airlines has said it is investigating a Christmas Day mix-up that sent a plane flying in the wrong direction after it left Auckland, in the latest incident to hit the carrier.