Foreign News

US to seek new indictment against Indian diplomat

NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search spurred an international flap had the case against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday, but prosecutors suggested they might refile the charges stemming from claims she exploited her housekeeper.

Malaysia: No engine data after plane went missing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials dismissed reports Thursday that the missing Malaysian airliner’s engines continued sending data for hours after its last contact, but said it was possible the plane continued flying and that they would widen their search farther to the west.

Vietnam says possible debris area already searched

By CHRIS BRUMMITT of Associated Press _KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The area where Chinese satellite images show what might be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner has been thoroughly searched in recent days, Vietnam said Thursday as Malaysia urged caution over the findings.

Malani Fonseka’s Fifty Years in Cinema and Theatre Felicitated at UNESCO

International award winning actress and Monitoring Member of Parliament of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts, the Hon. Malani Fonseka was felicitated at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in commemoration of her fiftieth year in the fields of film and theatre.