Bad weather is hampering efforts to find survivors from a sinking ferry, while its captain faces accusations of blame.
Catholic devotees in the Philippines nail themselves to crosses in a bizarre Good Friday ritual.
Six local guides have been killed, and nine are missing, after an avalanche on Mount Everest.
A Canadian instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been fired partly because he "shamed Canadians" by dressing like a teenager.
Tests have ruled out a nearby oil slick found in the search for MH370 came from the aircraft.
Indians cast ballots on Thursday (local time) on the biggest day of voting in the country’s weekslong general election.
Japan is considering scrapping a whale hunt just days before the fleet’s planned departure, media have said.
Best leads in search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane exhausted in a week, Australia PM says.
Strong currents and poor visibility hampering rescuers in search for 287 missing ferry passengers.
Bluefin 21 sub encounters more difficulties as underwater hunt for missing Malaysia plane continues.
Technical issues have meant a US Navy underwater has had to resurface early, without finding anything.
Kiwi woman caught up in a Bali drug raid in February will remain in jail for at least another month.
Kim Jong Un's "bad hair day" riles North Korean officials.
China is set to pass a new law that would give more powers to shut polluting factories.
Search for missing MH370 hits a snag as underwater drone reaches its depth limit and is forced to surface.
Oil has been spotted by teams looking for missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as plans are made to send a drone under water.
All has gone quiet in the search for missing jet, suggesting black box batteries have died.
New Zealand contribution to the hunt for MH370 is likely to exceed $2.5m.
Teams looking for missing Malaysia Airlines plane are confident of finding it, Australian PM says.
Schapelle Corby has avoided punishment over an inflammatory TV interview, with Indonesian authorities finding no grounds to send her back to jail.