The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER sent at least two bursts of technical data back to the airline before it disappeared, according to the New Scientist magazine.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - North Korea is becoming more and more adept at dodging international sanctions, a panel of experts said in a report presented Tuesday to the United Nations.
Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) - Li Na needed 11 match points to put away Aleksandra Wozniak and book an Indian Wells clash with Dominika Cibulkova, the woman she beat in the Australian Open final.
Sydney (AFP) - Australia has no plans to change its flag, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said, adding there is little public appetite for removing the British Union Jack from the national symbol.
Seoul (AFP) - South Korea's spy agency chief came under growing pressure to step down Wednesday over a scandal with political ramifications involving the fabrication of evidence in an espionage case.
Sydney (AFP) - Power was restored to Darwin Wednesday after a 12-hour outage across the northern Australian city caused chaos, with schools and public sector offices closed and traffic lights knocked out.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Concern for a missing airliner swung to mounting outrage and suspicion in Malaysia on Wednesday as critics took aim at officials for a "chaotic lack of coordination" in their response.
Melbourne (AFP) - Australia has successfully hatched its first shark born via artificial insemination with hopes that the development can ultimately be used to help breed threatened species, an aquarium said Wednesday.
Defence Minister David Johnston says Canberra would welcome armed forces from the UK utilising Australian facilities much like the US is doing in Darwin.
A Louisiana man who has spent nearly three decades on death row has walked free after prosecutors cited new evidence that exonerated him.
A 49-year-old woman has been charged with child neglect, violation of child day care licensing, and obstructing justice after 23 children were discovered in her care on February 21.
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