An American self-styled adventurer and Christian missionary, John Allen Chau, was killed and buried by a tribe of hunter-gatherers on a remote island in the Indian Ocean where he had gone to proselytise, according to local  officials. Photograph: Reuters

Indian authorities say they have no plans to recover the body of John Allen Chau, an American missionary who was killed by members of an isolated trib(...)

John Allen Chau. Photograph: Reuters

A rights organisation urged Indian police on Monday to call off efforts to recover the body of an American missionary believed to have been killed by (...)

John Allen Chau: told his parents “not be angry at them [the tribespeople] or at God if I get killed”.

An American man who was killed by an isolated tribe on a remote Indian island wrote to his parents hours before his death that he wanted to “declare J(...)

Indian airforce personnel stand guard outside Tambaram Airforce station in Chennai. A military plane carrying 29 people has gone missing in the Bay of Bengal. Photograph: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian air force plane carrying 29 people went missing on Friday on a flight to a remote island chain in the Bay of Bengal, the defence ministry sa(...)

Family members of passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 hold a banner during a protest outside Lido Hotel in Beijing today. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters.

Chinese ships trawled a new area in the Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysian passenger jet today, as the search for flight MH370 entered its fo(...)

The boat sank off the eastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands, in the Andaman Sea. Image: Google Maps

A boat carrying local tourists capsized today in India’s Andaman Sea in the Bay of Bengal, killing 21 people.Thirteen were rescued, said administrator(...)