28 Nov 2015
Tokyo: Japan has decided to resume whaling in the Antarctic Ocean by the end of March after a hiatus since last year, a move likely to prompt international outrage.
27 Nov 2015
Istanbul: Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey yesterday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as 'emotional' and 'unfitting'.
26 Nov 2015
Kabul: US forces who launched an air strike on an Afghan hospital last month intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, military officials told American media, citing an investigation set to blame human and technical error for the deadly strike.
26 Nov 2015
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised Indian students for speaking out against gender-based violence, saying the issue is a global problem and that gender can never be a justification to commit violence.
26 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it will ‘leave nothing unturned’ to boost global aviation safety after a black week for the industry that has claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.
20 Nov 2015
Moscow: Russian's military yesterday blasted targets across Syria with long-range strategic bombers for a third day, the Defence Ministry said, as Moscow pressed on with its intensified air campaign in the country.
04 Jun 2014
Doha: Safety in global aviation remains high, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, as it seeks to improve in-flight tracking after the disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet in March.
02 Jun 2014
Doha (Qatar): Continuous tracking of aircraft following the mysterious disappearance of MH370, carbon-neutral air travel and financial stress hitting the airline industry would be the focus of debate among global aviation chiefs at the IATA meet starting in Doha on Monday.
22 Nov 2015
Kuala Lumpur: Southeast Asian nations on Sunday established a formal community that attempts to create freer movement of trade and capital in an area of 625 million people with a combined economic output of USD 2.6 trillion.
18 Nov 2015
Los Angeles: Two Air France flights en route to Paris from the United States were diverted today following anonymous bomb threats, and hundreds of passengers and crew were safely removed, the airline and the Federal Aviation Administration said.