Malindo Air flight skids off runway in Nepal, all passengers safe

Malindo Air flight skids off runway in Nepal, all passengers safe

An aircraft belonging to Malindo Air has skidded off the runway at Nepal's Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday night, airport officials confirmed.

S. Korea's preparations underway week ahead of summit with DPRK

The Blue House of South Korea has been busily but shrewdly preparing for the upcoming summit with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), with just a week left to hold the historic third-ever meeting between leaders of the two sides.

Roadside bombing kills 5 civilians, wounds 9 in E. Afghanistan

Five civilians lost their lives and nine others sustained injuries as a roadside bombing launched by militants struck a vehicle in Haska Mina district of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Friday, spokesman for the provincial government Attaullah Khogiani said.

Helicopter crash kills 1, injures 9 in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi

A helicopter crashed on Friday in Marowali Regency of Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, leaving one dead and nine injuried including six Chinese nationals, officials said.

Japan's opposition parties boycott Diet sessions amid mounting gov't scandals

Japan's opposition parties boycotted Diet committee sessions on Friday after the government refused their demands over a number of scandal-related issues including influence-peddling improprieties implicating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.