Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry at first were told to stay in place, survivors say.
After a South Korean ferry accident, text messages surfaced describing the moments after the ferry began to roll.
Rescuers scrambled to pluck hundreds of passengers from a ferry as it slowly sank off the South Korean coast
A dominant theory has begun to emerge about how a passenger ferry carrying of hundreds sank near South Korea.
Families of some of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers release a list of questions that they said authorities have so far not answered.
The Pakistan Taliban say they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weeks-long pause in hostilities officially ended.
Every single week for the past 22 years, a group of elderly South Korean women has camped outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, enduring the heat and humidity of the region's monsoonal summer and the sub-zero temperatures of the brutal Korean winter.
There are mixed signals from the Chinese authorities on their attitude towards the Tiananmen Square anniversary.
Survivors talk about the panic aboard a ferry after it listed, then capsized, off the coast of South Korea.
The underwater probe looking for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was back in the water Tuesday after its first attempt ended prematurely, officials said.
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the country's transsexual and transgender individuals the right to self-identify their gender.
Here's the latest to catch you up on the efforts to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as the search enters its 39th day.
Here's a look at the life of Asif Ali Zardari, former president of Pakistan.
An Afghan provincial government spokesman has alleged that a NATO airstrike killed at least three civilians and injured another in Afghanistan's Khost province Tuesday.
The Afghan Deputy Minister of Public Works, Ahmad Shah Wahid, was abducted by gunmen early Tuesday morning, the Interior Ministry said.
Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest with grace and courage, Aung San Suu Kyi has a deserved reputation as a political superstar of rare moral stature.
A man who had previously been jailed for cannibalism and then released, has been rearrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at his home.
A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean.
A criminal defamation case against two journalists in Thailand is set to proceed next week, despite calls for the charges to be dropped.
Efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 focuses beneath ocean's surface as Australian authorities send a submersible diving toward the sea floor.
With the pings gone, search officials are sending a vehicle down to crawl the ocean floor in search of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah was leading the early returns of last week's presidential election in Afghanistan.
Is it time for underwater search vehicles to start scanning the ocean floor in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains a "massive task," Australia's Prime Minister said Saturday.
A tsunami warning was canceled following a 7.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Sunday morning near the Solomon Islands, officials said.
Crews looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may soon shift to a new set of tools, including side-scan sonar and remotely operated vehicles.
A 9-month-old Pakistani boy who was booked in connection with an attempted murder case is no longer wanted by police, his family's lawyer said.
Australia's PM: Chinese officials appreciate his country's "transparency and candor" in the search for MH 370.
Here's a look at what you need to know about Tibet, which is often called "the roof of the world."
Pilot: It's highly unlikely that missing jetliner could have sunk without leaving some trace on the surface.
In your lifetime, you will send thousands of online messages. What if you could only send one more?
Elevated hopes that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 might soon be found were tempered when a search agency said the latest signal probably isn't from the plane.
Just how hard is it to find a plane at the bottom of the ocean? Very.
An Afghan wife was viciously disfigured by her drug addicted husband in front of their kids for refusing him money.
In a sea of uncertainty, two bits of good news emerged Wednesday in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
With astronomical Chinese art prices making recent headlines, we look at how one can elbow into the art market for a piece of the lucrative pie.
No one ever expected the humble pencil to kickstart a revolution. But, by peeling apart pencil graphite into atom-thick layers using regular adhesive tape, two Russian-born scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, earned a Nobel Prize in 2010. With it, they sparked the beginnings of a material that could change the world.
Social media has become the new election battleground for India's nationwide parliamentary elections, which started Monday.
The auction room -- standing room only -- broke into applause when the hammer finally went down. On sale was a tiny, white cup decorated with chickens, and the buyer was a prolific art collector from Shanghai, Liu Yiqian.
Forget the needle. Forget the haystack. Here's how searchers in the south Indian Ocean are looking for pings from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
In recent weeks, South Korea's defense ministry has discovered three crashed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) it believes belong to Pyongyang.
A recent poll finds most Indians see combating violence against women as a political priority. Dissatisfied with government efforts, activists have drafted a plan to tackle women's issues.
In a lush field outside Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, the face of a little girl stares up at the clouds, her eyes searching for the whirring machines that destroyed her family.
A blast in a fruit market near the Pakistani capital Islamabad killed at least 26 people Wednesday and injured at least a dozen more.
An Afghan man borrows money to pay for his wife's medical bills. When he can't repay the debt, he decides to marry off his young girl to the moneylender's son.
It was not too long ago -- in 2001, prior to the U.S. invasion -- that Afghanistan's women were all but entirely marginalized.
Pulses detected in the Indian Ocean have not been picked up again, but authorities are not letting that deter their search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Indonesians are heading to the polls Wednesday to elect its lawmakers in a crucial vote that will set the stage for the upcoming presidential elections.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning at the Yuchi Naval Base at Qingdao on Monday, becoming the first foreigner allowed on board. The Department of Defense confirmed that the trip happened because of a U.S. request.
Investigators now have their "most promising" lead yet in finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after detecting signals consistent with those from black boxes.
Today, in India's remote northeast, the first wave of 814 million eligible voters will cast their ballots as the largest election in world history gets underway.
A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge.
Niijima island, a Japanese volcano which broke through the ocean's surface last November, has now swallowed a nearby island.
Plane spotters seem both happy and dismayed to discover they took photos of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plane in its travels around the world.
He can't even walk yet but Prince George took a momentous step on Monday in what's set to be a lifetime of royal duties.
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge go to New Zealand and Australia this weekend on a three-week royal tour -- the first for baby Prince George.
The U.S. will send more missile defense ships to Japan as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats.
Here's an explanation of the next phases in the underwater hunt for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The possibility of closure of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mystery emerged Saturday, but relatives of the passengers and crew were cautious.
A pinger locator has detected signals consistent with those by emitted by aircraft black boxes
In the cold rain outside a girl's school in Kabul, a queue stretches several hundred meters down the road. Some are dressed in western clothes, others in traditional shalwar kameez. One man is wearing overalls covered in paint from the work site he's just come from.
Could the pulses a Chinese ship detected be Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's pingers? Here are 4 reasons to believe and 6 reasons to doubt.
Afghan voters will go to the polls on April 5 in what could be one of the most significant presidential elections in the country's turbulent history.
A Chinese patrol ship in the southern Indian Ocean discovered Saturday a pulse signal with a frequency of 37.5 kHz, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Afghan voters turned out in large numbers Saturday for historic elections, undeterred by the threat of violence by the Taliban and poor weather.
Veteran CNN journalist Jim Clancy says he can't "think of a story that's more befuddling" than the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Danica Weeks did what no other relative of those missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could do: She went to the nerve center of the search.
What happens if the pinger from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 dies? Here's what to know about the future of the search
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has penetrated beneath the waves as searchers race to catch pings from the missing plane's flight data recorders.
Two journalists working for The Associated Press have been shot in Afghanistan, one of them fatally, the news agency said Friday.
Three men were sentenced to death Friday for the gang rapes of two women in the Indian city of Mumbai last year, the public prosecutor said.
Two North Korean sailors are dead and 11 missing after a Mongolia-flagged cargo ship sank off the southeastern coast of South Korea.
Two journalists working for the Associated Press have been shot, one fatally, in Khost, southern Afghanistan, a spokesman for Khost's provincial governor said.
China's baijiu market may not recover until 2015, meanwhile peddlers push new cocktails and overseas markets.
On a clear morning in Kabul, I'm standing on top of a wind-swept mountain, taking in the beauty around me. In the distance, I can see the snow-capped Hindu Kush mountains towering over the sprawling, dusty capital of four million people in front of me.
China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The question, raised in a book by Martin Jacques, is not if China will rule the world, but when.
Two ships central to the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 are due to arrive in the search area in the coming hours amid hopes of new clues.
Inspector general of Malaysian police says authorities are redoubling efforts to find out what happened to Malaysia Air Flight 370, but pleads for patience.
Thai scrapyard workers accidentally detonated a suspected World War II-era bomb Wednesday, killing seven and injuring 19 after attempting to cut into it with a blowtorch.
Rights groups are warning of a backlash against activists in Sri Lanka following a landmark United Nations resolution calling for an international inquiry.
Another day of searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ends without any trace of the plane, Australian officials say.
Here are the latest developments in the investigation into missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
A provincial council candidate and nine supporters were kidnapped and killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, police in northern Sar-e-Pul province said.
Two drones, suspected of being from North Korea, have crashed in South Korea in the last two weeks, according to government officials from the South. The discoveries raise questions over South Korea's air defense and the North's aerial capabilities.
Is "Black Coal, Thin Ice" by Diao Yinan a game changer for Chinese cinema?
CNN takes a look at six emblematic missteps in the handling of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 investigation.
An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near its disputed maritime border with the North, the country's defense ministry said Tuesday.
No U.S. military forces died in Afghanistan in March, the first such month in more than 7 years and the third time since the war began, the CNN Library, says.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's disappearance has thrust Mitchell Casado into aviation analyst celebrity, and no one is more uncomfortable with that than Casado.
Docked at the largest naval base in Western Australia Monday is a ship with a bright red hull and the weight of the world resting on the shoulders of its crew.
Some Flight 370 families are hoping against hope as they continue to wait -- stuck in a sort of purgatory.
North Korea has engaged in provocative live-fire exercises near the South Korean maritime border, leading to an exchange of fire between the neighbors.
Hundreds of residents of an area contaminated by a catastrophic reactor meltdown at a nuclear plant in northeastern Japan have been allowed to return home three years after the disaster.
A former mining tycoon accused of running a "mafia-style" gang to amass billions of dollars has gone on trial in China, facing charges including murder.
Another day of searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ends without any trace of the plane, Australian officials say.
At least 6 people were killed and some 18 were wounded by an explosion in what appears to be a "deliberate attack" in Nairobi, Kenya, a Red Cross official says.
The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt.