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.
Seoul (AFP) - The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has made an official debut of sorts, consolidating the grip on power of the ruling Kim dynasty's third generation.
Beijing (AFP) - China's state-run media on Monday lashed out at Malaysia and its national carrier over their handling of the missing passenger jet, calling for a swifter response effort and tightened airport security.
In telephone talks with David Cameron and Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to look into setting up direct talks with Ukraine.
Researchers say changes in the blood may signify Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stages.
Sydney (AFP) - Australian police on Monday said they had arrested a man after a drone allegedly carrying drugs was seen "hovering in the vicinity of a prison".
The number of people unable to put money away for a rainy day has risen with 20 per cent of people having no savings, up from seven per cent in 2011.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai police said Sunday they were investigating a "passport ring" as details emerged of bookings made in Thailand with stolen European passports for the vanished Malaysia Airlines flight.
Ho Chi Minh City (AFP) - Vietnamese searchers on Sunday spotted possible aircraft debris after combing the sea for nearly 48 hours in the hunt for a Malaysian passenger jet that vanished with 239 people aboard, officials said.
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