NTSB investigates aborted landing of Obama plane

2011-04-21 17:14:04

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the aborted landing this week of a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama.

Japan to allow TEPCO to remain listed

2011-04-21 16:56:49

The Japanese government will allow Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) to remain a listed company.

Jimmy Carter to visit ROK after Pyongyang trip

2011-04-21 16:32:12

Former US President Jimmy Carter is hoping to stop by in Seoul after his scheduled trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) next week.

27 Thai hostages return from Somalia

2011-04-21 16:15:26

A group of 27 Thai crew members held hostage by Somalia pirates have returned home.

Ferry sinks with 100 aboard in Bangladesh

2011-04-21 16:03:44

A ferry carrying about 100 passengers capsized in a river in eastern Bangladesh on Thursday, leaving at least seven people dead, a police official said.

S. Korea fears ship hijacked by Somali pirates

2011-04-21 15:42:32

A South Korean-owned container ship may have been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.

Australia urged to crack down on illegal logging

2011-04-21 15:35:11

Big corporations and environment groups formed an alliance in an attempt to urge the Australian government to crack down on illegal logging.

DPRK to expand iron production

2011-04-21 13:53:56

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) should expand its iron production and use modern technology to build a self-supporting national economy.

2 dead as launch capsizes in Bangladesh

2011-04-21 13:48:49

Two dead bodies have been recovered and nearly 50 people are still missing after a launch sank early Thursday in Meghna River at Bangladesh's Rajapur.

Majority of Japan tsunami dead older than 60

2011-04-21 13:46:03

New data from Japan's National Police Agency shows that two-thirds of the victims identified so far in last month's tsunami were elderly.

Pop star declared Haiti president

2011-04-21 13:42:14

Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known by the stage name "Sweet Micky," was officially declared the earthquake-devastated country's next president.

Audiologist least stressful job - report

2011-04-21 13:34:07

Stressed out by your job and looking for a change? Chances are you work in media, and maybe should consider something in health care.