China confirms intent to build aircraft carrier
China will develop an aircraft carrier in line with its status as a
major global power, state press Monday reported the nation’s defence
minister as saying.
Pakistan PM, Sharif call for reconciliation
PAKISTAN Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and opposition leader
Nawaz Sharif called for reconciliation to end Pakistan’s political
crisis but stopped short Sunday of announcing concrete agreements.
Cargo plane crashes on landing at Tokyo airport
JAPAN A FedEx cargo plane burst into flames
after bouncing off a runway in unusually high winds at Tokyo’s main
international airport Monday, killing the pilot and copilot and
closing a major runway for several hours.