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Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns

published about 6 hours ago
Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns
New flights could be blocked and carriers could be subject to more inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization found problems.

Cambodian War Tribunal Charges Another Ex-Member of Khmer Rouge

published about 6 hours ago
The 79-year-old suspect has been charged with “extermination, persecution on political and religious grounds and other inhumane acts.”

Stampede at Hindu Bathing Ritual in Bangladesh Kills at Least 10

published about 10 hours ago
Stampede at Hindu Bathing Ritual in Bangladesh Kills at Least 10
The crush, which also injured dozens of pilgrims southeast of the capital, Dhaka, may have been set off by a rumor that a bridge was collapsing.

Seoul Urges North Korea to Release Detainees

published about 17 hours ago
Seoul Urges North Korea to Release Detainees
South Korea on Friday called for the release of two of its citizens detained in North Korea and denied Pyongyang’s accusation that they are spies.

Japan Inflation Falls to Zero: Has 'Big Bazooka' Misfired?

published about 17 hours ago
Japan Inflation Falls to Zero: Has 'Big Bazooka' Misfired?
Japan drifts back toward deflation, two years after launching a radical monetary policy experiment to cure the affliction.