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Malaysia Pm Mahathir Says Will Review Mh370 Search Contract

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia will review and possibly end its agreement with a private U.S. firm searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, newly elected Prime...

In Power Hungry Philippines Some Advocate A Nuclear Revival

MORONG, Philippines/MANILA – Filipino Wilfredo Torres was hired as a technician for Southeast Asia’s only nuclear power plant in the 1980s, but has spent the...

Cuba Plane Crash Death Toll Rises To 111 Mexico Suspends Lease Company

HAVANA/MEXICO CITY – The death toll in one of Cuba’s worst air disasters rose to 111 on Monday while Mexico suspended the operations of the Mexican company...

Cuba Plane Crash Death Toll Rises To 111 As One Survivor Dies

HAVANA – The death toll from a plane crash in Cuba last week rose to 111 on Monday as one of the three survivors, 23-year-old Grettel Landrove, died in a Havana...

Blast In Azerbaijan Capital Kills Two

BAKU – Two people were killed and two were wounded on Monday in a blast in a cafe in the capital of Azerbaijan, an official from the health ministry said. The...

Inquiry Into Londons Grenfell Fire To Hear Bereaved Speak Of Lost Loved Ones

LONDON – People who lost family and friends in the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 71 people in London last year, will pay tribute to their loved ones at the...

Japanese Climber Dies On Eighth Attempt On Everest Official

KATHMANDU – A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday during an attempt to climb Mount Everest, an...

Cuba Begins To Bury Its Dead From Airline Disaster

HAVANA – Cubans in eastern Holguin province held a funeral on Sunday for an art instructor and her small child, the first of 67 Holguin residents to be brought...

Cuba Confirms 110 Killed In Countrys Deadliest Plane Crash Since 1989

HAVANA – Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 people, 99 of whom were...

Cuba In Mourning After Worst Plane Crash In Nearly 30 Years

HAVANA – Flags flew at half-mast in Cuba on Saturday marking the start of two days of national mourning while authorities worked to identify the corpses of more...