Vice-President Juan Carlos Varela was declared the victor of Panama’s presidential election on Sunday, thwarting an attempt by former ally President Ricardo Martinelli to extend his grip on power by electing a handpicked successor.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after a huge landslide buried much of a village in northeastern Afghanistan, there appeared to be little hope that any survivors would be found, Afghan officials said Saturday.
Landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a remote northeastern Afghan village on Friday, killing at least 350 people and leaving more than 2,000 missing. Villagers looked on helplessly and the governor appealed for shovels to help dig through the mass of mud that flattened every home in its path.
The first memorials for passengers on board the missing MalaysiaAirlines jet will be held this weekend, relatives have said, as a Malaysian official on Friday urged relatives of those presumed dead to "face reality" and leave support centres.
In a find that could help crack the mystery behind the May Day twin blasts in a train at the Chennai Central railway station, the State police on Friday released the CCTV footage of a man running on the platform soon after the train’s arrival.
Tracing its origins back to 1947, SriLankan Airlines, which becomes part of oneworld® with effect from midnight Wednesday (30) is today not only the flag carrier airline for Sri Lanka but also the largest international airline serving the Maldives and with a significant presence in southern India.
(Reuters) - Malaysia on Thursday released its most comprehensive account yet of what happened to missing Flight MH370, in a preliminary report that detailed the route the plane probably took as it veered off course and revealed the confusion that followed.