Beijing (AFP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday that Beijing has "zero tolerance" for corruption however senior the culprit, as the country's leaders press forward with a much-publicised anti-graft campaign.
New Delhi (AFP) - India stepped up Thursday its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people, deploying three ships and three aircraft to the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a navy source said.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - The captain of a missing Malaysian jet is said to be an engineering buff who assembled his own flight simulator, while friends of the co-pilot are defending his reputation after one report portrayed him as a cockpit Casanova.
Beijing (AFP) - A total of 31 people were killed and nine were missing after two lorries carrying dangerous chemicals collided in a Chinese tunnel, triggering a huge explosion, authorities said Thursday.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia said Thursday that satellite images of suspected debris from a missing jet were yet another false lead, and debunked a report the plane had flown on for hours after losing contact -- leaving the nearly week-old mystery no closer to being solved.
Malaysia has hit back at a number of theories surrounding the missing plane during a media conference in Kuala Lumpur.
The births of rare Sumatran tiger triplets at London Zoo have been caught on hidden cameras.
Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong police on Thursday arrested a man and a woman over a brutal knife attack on a veteran journalist, bringing the total number detained in the case to 11.
The Oscar Pistorius trial has resumed with police again in the witness box.
San Agustin (Philippines) (AFP) - Jennifer Pulga endured the depths of helplessness as she pumped the last air her husband would breathe into his typhoon-battered body, and her life since has felt barely any more in control.
Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - A man with a long history of preying on children was found guilty Thursday of murder and interfering with a corpse in one of Australia's biggest missing person's cases.
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