Vietnam says one of its planes has spotted debris including part of the tail section and a door that could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
Thai police are probing a passport racket on Phuket after two stolen European passports were used to board a missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
North Korea's state-run news agency says "overjoyed" voters rushed to polling stations across the country for a pre-determined election.
The United States has sent the FBI to investigate missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 but stresses there is no evidence of terrorism yet.
The defamation case against Australian journalist Alan Morison, editor of the on-line news website, Phuketwan, has been delayed in Thailand.
Malaysian PM Najib Razak says airport security screening will be reviewed after reports two passengers who boarded a missing airliner had stolen passports.
Thousands of Japanese people have gathered to voice their anger at the nuclear industry and the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, who served as senior vice president to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, has died aged 56 of natural causes.
The missing Boeing 777-200 was damaged in a minor collision with another aircraft on the ground in 2012 but was safe to fly, says Malaysia Airlines.
Japan and China are locked in a bitter territorial row over islands in the East China Sea, with Japan scrambling jets to counter three Chinese planes.
Authorities are expanding their search for wreckage from flight MH370 to the west coast of Malaysia after reports it may have turned back.
Some 153 Chinese citizens were among the passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight accounting for around two thirds of those on board.
Malaysian security agencies are investigating terror links after discovering two passengers may have boarded missing flight MH370 using stolen passports.
The vice governor of a Chinese province is being investigated for corruption.
Concerns are raised about the identity of two passengers believed to be travelling on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight on stolen passports.
Japan, the world's biggest tuna consumer, has concluded bluefin tuna stocks will not sufficiently increase unless the quota is significantly reduced.
China says it will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation.
North Koreans are going to the polls but apart from the physical casting of votes, there is nothing democratic about the ballot.
Many of the friends and relatives of those on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight are angry they had to run the gauntlet of reporters in Beijing.
Two Europeans thought to have been aboard a flight that's feared to have gone down off Vietnam say they are safe and their passports had been stolen.
A US naval destroyer and a surveillance plane are joining the search for a Malaysia Airlines plane that's thought to have crashed off Vietnam.
Passengers had to be evacuated through emergency doors of an Indian jetliner after its right wheels caught fire while landing in Katmandu.
Vietnamese ships are on the way to oil slicks which have been spotted in the sea where a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people mysteriously vanished.
Large oil slicks spotted off the southern tip of Vietnam are thought to be from a missing Malaysian jetliner.
The right wheels of an Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire during landing in Nepal's capital.
Friends and relatives of passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have lashed out at the company and media as they await news.
The governor of a district in east Afghanistan has been killed in a bomb attack, highlighting security threats surrounding upcoming elections.
China has taken a hard stance in disputes with several countries in Asia including the Philippines and Japan.
Vietnamese authorities have detected signals from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane.
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