In Pictures of the Day
Mar 15th, 2014
Pictures of the Day! Indian sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, at golden beach at Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha March 12, 2014....
Mar 8th, 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people, including two Canadians, lost contact on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. KUALA LUMPUR,...
Jul 6th, 2012
KARACHI: Pakistan Thursday finally announced a limited over series schedule against Australia, delaying the matches to late in the evening to avoid the heat in the United Arab Emirates, the cricket board said. Pakistan had to search for the venue for the series after Sri Lanka refused to host the mat...
Mar 1st, 2012
Kuala Lumpur – Heavily armed gunmen fired on an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria in the latest in a spate of pirate attacks in the increasingly treacherous Gulf of Guinea, a maritime watchdog said on Thursday. The Panamanian-flagged, Nigerian-owned vessel thwarted an attempted boarding by ta...
Feb 29th, 2012
Kuala Lumpur – Armed pirates opened fire on a cargo ship in an attack off the Nigerian coast, kidnapping the captain and chief engineer and robbing the crew before escaping, a maritime watchdog said on Wednesday. Tuesday’s attack also left one crew member missing and another injured, the ...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 12th, 2011
Malaysian prosecutors filed charges carrying the death penalty Friday against seven suspected Somali pirates accused of attacking a Malaysian-operated ship in the Gulf of Aden, in the first such charges in Asia against the African sea bandits. The Somalis – some as young as 15 years old – are suspect...
Jan 16th, 2011
President Robert Mugabe is in hospital in Malaysia after an operation on his prostate. Mr Mugabe, who will be 87 in February had medical examinations while on holiday in Malaysia earlier this month. He returned home to Harare but his prostate suddenly flared and he has returned to Kuala Lumpur for th...