KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a bomb has ripped through the vehicle of a district chief in eastern Afghanistan, killing him.
Nangarhar provincial police chief spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashreqiwal said the early Saturday morning blast in the district capital Jalalabad killed Noor Agha Kamran, head of Nazian district.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials say authorities are investigating whether malnutrition is responsible for the deaths of nearly two dozen children in the country's drought-hit desert south.
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister sounded a note of defiance to the country's neighbors Saturday over rival territorial claims, and said good relations with Washington depend on mutual respect.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
The airline says that Flight MH370 has lost contact with Subang air traffic control at 2:40 a.m. Saturday.