A relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 talks to journalists after the Department of Civil Aviation declared the disappearance of the flight an “accident”. Photograph: Photostr/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an “accident”, its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday.The B(...)

 Indonesian officers wheel in a temporary coffin carrying  a victim of the  AirAsia plane crash. Photograph: Wahyudin/EPA.

Heavy seas held back divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo on Thursday and an aviation official said it (...)

 Indonesian soldiers carry coffins containing victims of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash at the Indonesian Air Force Military Base Operation Airport  in Surabaya. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images.

The first two bodies from the AirAsia plane that crashed off the coast of Borneo have arrived in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives have(...)

Weeping relatives await news of the Air Asia missing plane at Juanda Airport, Surabaya, Indonesia on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

Indonesia has halted the search for a missing AirAsia plane as darkness fell on Sunday and will resume the operation in the morning, the national sear(...)

  Sergio Garcia of Spain in action during day three of the 2014 CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Malaysia. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia is just one shot off the lead heading into the final round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia, but Ryder Cup team-mate Lee Westwood fell we(...)

 Lee Westwood of England watches his tee shot on the third hole  on Day Two of the 2014 CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Malaysia. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

A spectacular hole-in-one helped Lee Westwood surge into contention for the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on Friday. Westwood ne(...)

Lead investigator Fred Westerbeke confirmed his team was preparing a “request for assistance” from Russia. Photograph: Alyona Zykina/EPA

Dutch investigators examining the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash are to ask Russia to hand over radar data which Moscow claims proves the airc(...)

Rikard Karlberg of Sweden acknowledges the crowd during round one of the CIMB Classic   in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Photograph: Ahmad Yusni / EPA

Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg carded a flawless 65 to claim a two-shot lead after the first round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Thursday. Karlberg re(...)

Najib Razak: “Let us hope in the coming months there will be some success.” Photograph: Nikhil Monteiro/Reuters

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared figh(...)

ESB International  has won a €1.5 million in new energy consultancy projects in Asia.  Pictured at the Asia Trade Forum which took place in Kuala Lumpur last week were (from left) Michael Quigley, business development director, ESB International, Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora, and Paraic McGrath, business development manager, Asia, ESB International

Ireland’s business community in Asia gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the eighth Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum, an event each y(...)