SYDNEY (AP) — Malaysia’s defence minister has expressed confidence Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will eventually be found as a second ship prepares to join the search. The Fugro Discovery is scheduled to arrive in the search area about 1,800 kilometers (1,100) miles west of Australia on Wednesday. The GO Phoenix, a Malaysian ship that has been combing the area since early October, has returned to port in Australia to resupply.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he expects Malaysia’s top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sodomy conviction next week and that he will be sent to prison. Anwar was sentenced to five years in prison in March on charges of sodomizing a male
National human rights institutions in Southeast Asia have often been described as “paper tigers” or “toothless agencies” — accused of sitting idle in the face of serious human rights concerns — but there is some cause to believe that may be changing
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says Ukrainian searchers have recovered belongings including passports, luggage, jewelry and children’s toys from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
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