Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) - Libyan authorities stopped a North Korean-flagged tanker as it left a rebel-held port on Monday with an "illegal" shipment of crude, a military source said.
Beijing (AFP) - Beijing on Monday blamed Kuala Lumpur for a lack of information about a vanished Malaysia Airlines flight, as tearful relatives of the 153 Chinese passengers aboard voiced frustration with all sides of the response effort.
A document that will recommend whether Schapelle Corby will remain on parole is yet to reach the Indonesian minister who will decide.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia's interior minister said two passengers who used stolen passports to board a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing with 239 people aboard had "Asian facial features", according to a report.
Davao (Philippines) (AFP) - Ten members of the security forces and two communist insurgents were killed in a string of guerrilla attacks targeting Philippine police and military on Monday, officials said.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's role as a hub for criminal networks using false documents is in the spotlight after two unknown passengers on vanished flight MH370 used passports stolen in the kingdom, sparking fears of a terror attack.
Johannesburg (AFP) - A Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 747-400 with 234 people on board made an emergency landing in Johannesburg after a bird strike just after take-off at the weekend, the firm said Monday.
Seoul (AFP) - Pope Francis will make a five-day visit to South Korea in August, officials confirmed Monday.
Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama spoke late Sunday with Chinese President Xi Jinping about ways to peacefully resolve a tense crisis over control of Ukraine's Crimea region, the White House said.
Jakarta (AFP) - Indonesian court charged Monday a former sports and youth minister in a multimillion-dollar graft case, one of several which hit the president's party ahead of upcoming elections next month.
Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepalese police arrested nine Tibetans on Monday after stepping up security on the streets of the capital for the anniversary of the 1959 rebellion against China's rule in Tibet.
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