- Interpol: Passports on flights must be checked Updated: Mar-09-14 3:44 pm
- Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door Updated: Mar-09-14 3:20 pm
- Behind jet's passenger list is rich human tapestry Updated: Mar-09-14 9:47 am
- 2 on missing Malaysia jet used stolen EU passports Updated: Mar-08-14 2:26 pm
- Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle Updated: Mar-08-14 5:48 am
- US ambassador urges China to respect human rights Updated: Feb-27-14 12:45 pm
- Moldovans granted visa-free travel across Europe Updated: Feb-27-14 11:10 am
- Obama threatens consequences for Ukraine violence Updated: Feb-19-14 9:42 pm
- Cuba suspends consular services in US Updated: Feb-14-14 6:28 pm
- Once hounded, Sephardic Jews find Spanish embrace Updated: Feb-14-14 3:31 pm
- US ambassador meets India's opposition leader Updated: Feb-13-14 9:11 am
- DFW adds passport kiosks to clear customs faster Updated: Feb-10-14 6:00 pm
PARIS - Interpol knew about stolen passports that two passengers used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight bound for China, but no authorities checked the police agency's vast database on stolen documents beforehand, it said Sunday - baring a gaping loophole in global cooperation against one of the world's biggest but most unrecognized security threats today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.
BANGKOK - Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is an outwardly unremarkable document.
MILAN - Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.
KABUL, Afghanistan - In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh's office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the award as First Lady Michelle Obama smiles, clapping by her side.
BEIJING - The outgoing U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing on Thursday to respect the rights of peaceful political activists and said Washington was deeply concerned about the fate of a minority scholar charged with separatism.
BRUSSELS - The European Parliament on Thursday approved visa-free travel across most of Europe for citizens of Moldova, marking a victory for the former Soviet republic's pro-European government.
TOLUCA, Mexico - President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Ukraine to avoid violence against peaceful protesters or face consequences, as the United States considered joining European partners to impose sanctions aimed at ending deadly street clashes that are sparking fears of civil war.
MIAMI - Cuba has suspended consular services for the second time in less than three months after being unable to find a new bank in the U.S. for its diplomatic accounts, officials announced Friday.
MADRID - They were burned at the stake, forced to convert or chased into exile. Now Spain is moving to right a half-millennium old "historic mistake" against its onetime flourishing Sephardic Jewish community: the European Union country is on the verge of offering citizenship to descendants of victims estimated to number in the millions.
NEW DELHI - The U.S. ambassador met with India's top Hindu nationalist politician on Thursday for the first time since he was refused a U.S. visa for failing to stop months of deadly religious rioting in his home state in 2002.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Border officials say 30 new passport kiosks at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport will reduce waits for travelers returning from foreign trips.