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Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES - A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French prosecutors said on Thursday. | Video

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Australia's NSW state election set to greenlight blockbuster energy sell-off

SYDNEY - The Australian state of New South Wales is expected to re-elect its conservative government on Saturday, endorsing the country's largest ever privatization, the partial sale of a state-owned electricity network worth around A$17 billion ($13 billion).

Australia 12:16am EDT

Thailand keeps suspected Uighurs in custody amid Turkey-China tug-of-war

BANGKOK - A family of 17 suspected Uighur Muslims at the center of a diplomatic tug-of-war between Turkey and China will remain in custody after a Thai court on Friday rejected their argument that their prolonged detention was illegal.

China, Turkey, Thailand 12:00am EDT

Britain's Cameron wins first TV encounter of close election: poll

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron won the first TV encounter of a close national election in Britain, an opinion poll showed, but opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband leveraged a rare opportunity to promote himself on a national stage.

26 Mar 2015

China launches 'Sky Net' to better coordinate graft fight

BEIJING - The Chinese government has unveiled an initiative called "Sky Net" to better coordinate its fight against suspected corrupt officials who have fled overseas, and to recover their dirty assets, the latest step in its fight against graft.

26 Mar 2015

Iran's Rouhani intervenes as deadline for nuclear deal approaches

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran's president spoke with the leaders of France, Britain, China and Russia on Thursday in an apparent effort to break an impasse to a nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. | Video

China, Russia, France, Davos 26 Mar 2015

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