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By Yuli Yang and Steven Jiang

By Yuli Yang and Steven Jiang

BEIJING, China (CNN) -- As three Malaysia Airlines executives and their interpreter looked on with stoic faces, a Chinese man in his 50s yelled: "Time's flying and you need to search for the people!" before wailing uncontrollably.
UK police arrest 4 on suspicion of Syria-linked terror offenses

UK police arrest 4 on suspicion of Syria-linked terror offenses

UK police arrested four people Tuesday on suspicion of traveling to Syria or supporting the fighting there.
20 police feared dead in Maoist attack in India

20 police feared dead in Maoist attack in India

At least 20 police officers were feared killed Tuesday in a Maoist raid in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, authorities said.
11 intriguing things owned by wealthy Russians

11 intriguing things owned by wealthy Russians

Russia risks economic isolation from the West with its intervention into the Crimean peninsular, but trade relationships complicate matters.
Peru agrees to extradite van der Sloot to U.S. ... in 26 years

Peru agrees to extradite van der Sloot to U.S. ... in 26 years

Twenty-six years. That's how much time will pass before the prime suspect in the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway faces the American justice system.
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

Two days ago, a Malaysian passenger jet with more than 200 people on board vanished in the skies over Southeast Asia.
Demonstrators rally as Crimea crisis mounts

Demonstrators rally as Crimea crisis mounts

Demonstrators clapped along to Soviet-era songs as dancers from Russia's Black Sea fleet entertained the masses at the center of Crimea's administrative capital Sunday.
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with passenger jet

Malaysia Airlines loses contact with passenger jet

A passenger flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, Malaysia Airlines said Saturday.
North Korean election provides clues to reclusive Stalinist state

North Korean election provides clues to reclusive Stalinist state

Reading the official website of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and you would be forgiven for thinking the reclusive Stalinist state was the Cayman Islands of East Asia.
Ex-girlfriend: Pistorius cheated on me, kept gun by his bed

Ex-girlfriend: Pistorius cheated on me, kept gun by his bed

The former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, the track star charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, testified Friday that their relationship ended when he cheated on her with Steenkamp.
Russia backs Crimea vote, dismisses sanctions threat

Russia backs Crimea vote, dismisses sanctions threat

Russia's parliament gave its defiant support Friday to Crimean lawmakers who want to see their region split from Ukraine and join Russia, saying no sanctions imposed by the United States or Europe will change its mind.
Moammar Gadhafi's son extradited from Niger, now in Libyan custody

Moammar Gadhafi's son extradited from Niger, now in Libyan custody

Niger has extradited Moammar Gadhafi's son, Saadi , who has been transferred to a jail in Tripoli, the Libyan government said Thursday.
U.S. imposes sanctions on Russians, Ukrainians over conflict

U.S. imposes sanctions on Russians, Ukrainians over conflict

The State Department Thursday imposed a visa ban on Russian and Ukrainian officials and individuals responsible for or complicit in threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
World's best travel reward programs

World's best travel reward programs

(CNN) -- Which airline, hotel and rental car rewards programs are worth your while? With all the mergers and changes in the travel industry, it's nearly impossible for the occasional traveler to know.
Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness recounts accidental shooting in restaurant

Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness recounts accidental shooting in restaurant

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame when he accidentally discharged a pistol under the table at a Johannesburg restaurant one month before he killed his girlfriend, another athlete testified Wednesday in th