North Korea announced on Monday that it successfully trialed a medium-to-long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, a development which leader Kim Jong-un said added to the tremendous might of the country.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished in 2014 with 239 people aboard, was officially called off on Tuesday after a "fruitless" operation that swept 120,000 sq. km. of the Indian Ocean.
A Turkish cargo jet, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul, crashed into Dacha-Suu village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing at least 37 people and demolishing more than 15 buildings near Manas airport.