WASHINGTON - Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and his American counterpart Chuck Hagel have reiterated their commitment to promoting stability in the region, adding that they saw dialogue as a critical part of the solution.
ANTANANARIVO (AFP) - A plague spread by rats has killed 39 people in recent weeks in Madagascar, the health ministry said on Thursday.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AFP, AP) - Local authorities in Madagascar say 39 people have died since last week because of what they suspect to be an outbreak of bubonic plague.
LONDON (AP) - A private investigator convicted of eavesdropping on the voice mails of royal staff told a tabloid editor that Queen Elizabeth II was annoyed because police officers ate the nuts laid out for Buckingham Palace guests.
LONDON (AP) - A British transport company has grounded all of its helicopters of the type that crashed into a pub in Scotland after detecting a technical problem on a recent flight.