KUALA LUMPUR - Investigators believe someone aboard a missing Malaysian airliner deliberately shut off its communications and tracking systems, turned the plane around and flew for nearly seven hours after it vanished, Prime Minister Najib Razak said. Full Article
BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken on a new role overseeing a group in charge of deepening military reform, state media said on Saturday, adding to the list of bodies Xi is taking charge of in his rapid consolidation of power.
March 14 - Two U.S. Iwo Jima veterans receive a special send-off, complete with choir performance, as they depart for a memorial ceremony in Japan. Gavino Garay reports.
George Soros says Europe’s great project, the European Union, is at risk. Even if it survives it is doomed to a period of stagnation and fragility, rendering it powerless on a world scene dominated by powerful blocs. Commentary
The battle royale for media supremacy will soon be engaged. But rather than pit old media against new, it will pit the sharpies of the advertising industry -- who know more about attention and profit than us all -- against everybody else. Commentary
Waxy Abe, gay tourism boost and the ongoing battle over where to bury a medieval English monarch. Click here to read this and other stories you may have missed. By Amy Tennery. Full Article