White House bars some news organizations from briefing
WASHINGTON The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday.
SEPANG, Malaysia Malaysia Airlines MASM.KL Chief Executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said on Tuesday he would decide later whether to resign, with the search continuing for one of the airline's planes which is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.
He was asked at a news conference whether he would resign following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 carrying 239 people on March 8.
(Reporting by Al Zaquan Amer Hamzah; Writing by Niluksi Koswanage; Editing by Paul Tait)
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs had until three weeks ago driven the trade in crystal methamphetamine underground, according to residents and drug users in some of the slum areas of the nation's capital city.
BEIRUT Militants attacked two Syrian security offices in the western city of Homs on Saturday with guns and suicide bombers, killing at least 42 people including a senior officer, a war monitor said.