The missing Malaysian plane is a made-for-TV mystery where the public’s hunger for the story seems inversely proportional to the amount of solid leads for solving the case. The story led ABC’s Good Morning America again on Tuesday (local time), when Bob Woodruff reported from a Malaysian fishing village, interviewing a man who said he saw a jet flying low over the water around the time Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing March 8 with 239 people aboard.
Diva Beyonce Knowles strutting her stuff in the conservative Middle East? Al Arabiya reported that organizers, seeking to avoid a similar fate for Beyonce, decided to hold her concert hundreds of miles away from Cairo at a thinly populated Red Sea resort
Valentino Rossi was crowned MotoGP world champion for the sixth time as he took third place in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang behind Casey Stoner of Australia.
Indonesian police say they have DNA evidence identifying the man they killed this week as Noordin Top, the nation’s most-wanted terror suspect. “We have matched this Malaysian man’s DNA against his family and it’s 100 percent match,” Nanan Soekarna, a national police representative said Saturday
It’s been a successful few days in the war on terror.
It shouldn’t have been surprising, really, that the world’s most populous continent would give birth to a movement called People Power. In 1986, a housewife from the Philippines whose given name meant “heart” gave lifeblood to her wounded nation.
Somali pirates have released a Malaysian tugboat and 11 crew members after holding them for more than seven months, an international business group reported Monday.
Police fired tear gas and water cannons and arrested 157 people to quell a protest Saturday against a colonial-era detention law. The demonstration in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur was aimed at abolishing the Internal Security Act, which allows authorities to indefinitely imprison people deemed security threats.
McLaren chairman Ron Dennis ended his long-standing involvement in Formula One on Thursday when he announced a major restructuring of the British-based company.
Britain’s Jenson Button backed up his season-opening victory in Melbourne by claiming pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang on Saturday. Button, who gave the newly-formed Brawn GP team a fairytale win in Australia, recorded the fastest time of one minute 35.181 seconds. Toyota’s Jarno Trulli, reinstated to third place last week after the disqualification of world champion Lewis Hamilton, will join Button on the front row of the grid.