Lee Jae-oh, a five-term South Korean lawmaker with close ties to President Lee Myung-bak, announced his presidential bid Thursday with pledges of political reform.
The Search and Rescue Agency on Thursday displayed the picture of wreckage of the Sukhoi super jet-100 plane that was broken into many small pieces at the slope of a mountain in Bogor regency near Jakarta, indicating a small possibility of survival for those on board.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday demanded a full investigation on the crash of Sukhoi super jet 100 on Wednesday, according to local media reports.
The first group of 12 Chinese volunteers for the 2012 World Exposition flew from Shanghai to offer services at the forthcoming event in the Republic of Korea.
Kham and his men, together with some Thail soldiers, were behind the killing of 13 Chinese sailors.
At least one policeman was killed and three others were injured when a bomb hit their vehicle in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta on Thursday morning.
Rescuers have seen from air the wreckage of missing Sukhoi super-jet 100 with over 50 people on board at the slope of a mountain of Gunung Salak in Bogor regency of West Java.
South Korea's central bank said on Thursday that it froze the benchmark interest rate at 3.25 percent for May.
Rescuers resumed searching a mountain area south of the Indonesian capital at first light for a Russian Sukhoi plane with 50 people on board that went missing and is presumed crashed.
Indian police used water cannons and batons to thwart local government employees' protest march.
A Russian Sukhoi passenger plane has gone missing during a demonstration flight in Indonesia.
The Philippines is not relying solely on the United States to upgrade its Armed Forces.