Articles by Brian Williams



Passenger Plane Crashes Near Athens

  • 15 August 05
  • Reuters
A Cypriot airliner carrying 121 people crashed north of Athens on Sunday after the pilot and a passenger reported cabin pressure problems moments before the plane was due to land.

2,000 Killed in Afghan Quakes

Some 2,000 people were killed and more than 3,000 injured after a series of earthquakes flattened a district capital and villages in northern Afghanistan late Monday night and Tuesday morning.

A Quick Guide to Australian

Cook Praises Putin's Refreshing Openness

Clinton Hails Japan Crisis Steps

Afghanistan Missions Postponed

U.S. Sailor Arrested For Attack In Japan

Japan, Peru Leaders Set to Meet

Yavlinsky Blasts NATO As Expansion Discussed

Massive New Slicks Hit Japanese Coast

Japanese Tackle Cleanup of Oil Spill

North Korean Family Completes Epic Escape to Seoul

Japanese Electorate Sours On New-Style Elections

$1.8 Billion Loss Rocks World's Copper Market

Clinton Affirms U.S. Presence in Asia

U.S. Agrees to Scale Down Okinawan Facilities

Epoch-Making Summit To Chart Asian Course

North Looking for War of Words

Clinton, Hashimoto Set Surprise Summit

Hashimoto Rejects Calls for Early Elections

Japan Makes Clear Apology for Role in War

Forgiving Vietnam Remembers My Lai

Flu Threatens in Wake of Quake

Relief Delay Angers Kobe Residents