Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:17:14 GMT
Malaysian authorities were struggling to interpret radar signals showing what could be the missing jet veering off course and hundreds of miles from its last known position.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:34:59 GMT
Interpol said that two passengers known to have used stolen passports to board the Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished were unlikely to be linked to terrorist groups.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:03:17 GMT
Matthew L. Wald, who has written about aviation for The New York Times, answers questions about plane crashes and what could have happened to the missing flight.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:01:53 GMT
With Chancellor Angela Merkel failing to sway President Vladimir V. Putin on the crisis, Germans are wondering whether their policy of conciliation with Russia has run its course.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:58:43 GMT
Ukraine’s interim prime minister, Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk, is to meet Wednesday with President Obama and congressional leaders at a critical moment for his country.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:07:30 GMT
Declaring that he remained commander in chief, Viktor F. Yanukovych denounced the West for rushing to recognize the interim authorities and to provide financial assistance.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:45:33 GMT
When Russia’s politicized state media talks about those who pulled off what the Kremlin calls a coup in Kiev, they have men like Dmytro Yarosh in mind.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:38:23 GMT
Political donations by relatives of Roberto and William Isaias, fugitives from Ecuador who fled to Miami, have raised questions about Washington’s decision making on their fate.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:05:00 GMT
Senator Dianne Feinstein, the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the C.I.A. searched computers being used by committee staff members to investigate the agency’s interrogation tactics.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:38:31 GMT
China is struggling to find a neutral diplomatic position over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:58:59 GMT
Citing cyberattacks on the new Ukrainian government, President Obama’s nominee to run the National Security Agency, Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, said “cyber will be an element of every crisis.”
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:28:44 GMT
With more than 20 deaths now linked to over a month of protests, people on both sides of the country’s political divide seem increasingly willing to accept violence.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:40:08 GMT
Political divisions within the elected General National Congress, with groups backed by rival militias, have rendered the appointed government almost powerless.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:05:10 GMT
The ouster of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan underscored the explosive danger of loss of control over Libya’s petroleum, the lifeblood of its economy.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:16:37 GMT
After years of heated debate, Parliament approved legislation to phase out exemptions for ultra-Orthodox students at religious seminaries.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:57:59 GMT
A photograph of hungry Palestinians in Syria, retweeted more than eight million times, has become an iconic image of the war. Experts said it was real.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:44:12 GMT
Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour Party, reduced the prospects of Britain leaving the 28-nation European Union in the next few years.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:15:52 GMT
The community of Cancale now finds itself torn between disgust and relief at an entrepreneur’s project to fish and sell the sea snails for consumption.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:21:48 GMT
Nearly a year after the collapse of a factory building killed more than 1,100 workers, reports released on Tuesday detail problems at 10 other factories.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:31:16 GMT
The attack on a Swedish reporter was the first time in years that a foreigner appeared to have been specifically targeted and killed in Kabul.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:48:20 GMT
Recent seizures of banned cargo show that Pyongyang has used increasingly deceptive techniques, the panel’s report to the Security Council says.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:56:46 GMT
News of his death triggered large gatherings in several cities, including Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara, where the police confronted protesters with tear gas and water cannons.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:36:00 GMT
The airstrike and the unrelated crash of an Israeli surveillance drone came amid an increase in cross-border violence that has threatened a cease-fire.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:29:55 GMT
The country’s highest court upheld guilty verdicts against the three United States defendants in the 2003 extraordinary rendition kidnapping of Osama Moustafa Hassan Nasr.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:34:01 GMT
A class-action lawsuit claiming to represent cholera victims in Haiti and their relatives in the United States was filed against the United Nations on Tuesday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:39:56 GMT
The government is considering contracts with climbing companies that would grant exclusive access to many of its highest mountains, a spokesman for Nepal’s tourism ministry said on Tuesday.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:45:26 GMT
Chrystalla Georghadji, who has been the country’s anticorruption watchdog since 1998, had been investigating the central bank governor.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:55:11 GMT
An operative for Al Qaeda offered an intimate account of his interactions with Osama bin Laden and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed in the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:18:50 GMT
More than 20 years after her family returned from decades of exile to their Crimean roots, Emine Ziyatdinova wonders if the upheaval in Crimea will again force Tatars from their homeland.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:49:56 GMT
Departing from the images of frozen exile and gulags, a group of Russian photographers has compiled a nuanced portrait of a legendary, if misunderstood, region.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:40:23 GMT
Sergey Ponomarev has been covering the unrest in Ukraine since early December for The New York Times, first from Kiev and now from Crimea.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:50:04 GMT
A United Nations spokesman rejected claims that an arresting image of thousands of Palestinian refugees waiting for food distribution on a ruined street in Damascus recently had been digitally altered.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:55:12 GMT
In a letter smuggled out of Egypt’s Tora Prison over the weekend, a leading figure in the 2011 uprising who was recently jailed for protesting the current military-backed government, reported that prisoners are routinely tortured.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:58:08 GMT
The two best-known members of the protest group Pussy Riot were assaulted by six men who hit them and tossed acidic liquid and green dye on their faces while cursing at them.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:09:58 GMT
Reports that Wang Qishan, one of China’s most senior political figures, had upbraided the Communist Party secretary of Jilin Province at a closed-door meeting seemed to offer a rare glimpse into the internal dynamics of elite party politics.
Sinosphere Blog: Q. & A.: Cmdr. William Marks of the U.S. Navy 7th Fleet on the Search for the Malaysian Jet
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:56:34 GMT
Cmdr. William Marks, the spokesman for the United States Navy Seventh Fleet, calls the search effort a “challenging puzzle” that is getting more complicated as every hour passes.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:36:41 GMT
As China waits for news of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, most of whose passengers were Chinese, its military said it had redeployed 10 satellites to aid the search.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:06:59 GMT
Uddhav Thackeray of the Shiv Sena and Raj Thackeray, leader of a rival party, are engaged in a power struggle that has far-reaching implications for one of the oldest political alliances in the state’s history.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:51:51 GMT
The Shiv Sena, the Hindu nationalist party that dominates the city’s government, is quietly helping voters set up stalls to sell the street food vada pav in return for their support.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:15:12 GMT
Historically, the relationship between universities and the military has been complicated, though it wasn’t always so tense.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:51:38 GMT
To what extent do Europeans joining the fight in Syria risk coming home with the intent to support or participate in acts of terrorism?
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:42:07 GMT
Ukrainians want peace, but we will not submit to Soviet-style bullying.
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