Róisín Egenton and Nicky Lawless Róisín, who is originally from New Jersey, won the 2000 Rose of Tralee competition, while representing New York, an(...)

Members of Team Europe with their trophy after winning the Eurasia Cup golf tournament at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Subang, Malaysia. Photograph: Joshua Paul/AFP

Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke secured an encouraging first triumph as skipper on Sunday as his side romped to a blowout 18 1/2 - 5 1/2 vict(...)

Somewhere deep in the Bornean jungle a cicada emits a noise akin to an ambulance siren. It is shortly before 6am. The guides say the animal sounds of(...)

US president Barack Obama holds a news conference at the conclusion of the  Asean Summit and East Asia Summit meetings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

President Barack Obama has said the United States and its allies would not relent in its fight to combat Islamic State sand would hunt down their lead(...)

File picture shows French gendarmes and police inspecting a large piece of plane debris found on Reunion. Photograph: Reuters.

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines (...)

Leases are up on a number of Etihad’s aircraft and the airline has to replace them. As a result it has fewer aircraft to go around

A shortage of aircraft is understood to be part of the reason behind Abu Dhabi-based Etihad’s decision to cut back its Dublin service from next Januar(...)

A member of the military wipes his face during rehearsals for Independence Day, or Merdeka Day, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia celebrates Independence Day on August 31st. Photograph: Reuters

Malaysian authorities have blocked access to the website of a civil society group that called for massive anti-government demonstrations this weekend,(...)

French maritime gendarmes look at a map as part of  the search for wreckage from the missing MH370 flight at the marina of Saint-Marie on the French island of  Réunion late last week. Photograph:  Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images

The police and army on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion have called off their search for more debris from the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flig(...)

Ambiya Khatu,  who married a man who paid for her release from smugglers in Thailand, watches her niece with her mother, Mabiya Khatu, at home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia“There was nobody to rescue us, so I agreed,” she said. Photograph: Mauricio Lima/The New York Times

The young woman had been penned in a camp in the sweltering jungle of southern Thailand for two months when she was offered a deal. She had fled Burma(...)

Personal belongings and luggage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Investigators have met to prepare their final report, due in October. Photograph: EPA/Anastasia Vlasov

Air crash investigators from countries affected by the MH17 disaster have been meeting privately in the Netherlands to discuss their final report, du(...)