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US military plane makes emergency landing in IndonesiaIndonesia's air force says an American military plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Indonesia's Aceh province
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Dozens arrested in Kyrgyzstan protest over jailed dissidentSupporters of a jailed former parliament member tried to break through a police cordon outside the national security agency's headquarters in Kyrgyzstan's capital, but police turned them back with flash grenades and arrested dozens
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Ex-guerrilla leader vows to keep fight for East Timor unityA former guerrilla fighter has vowed to keep peace and unity as East Timor's new president, delivering a victory speech after the final tally showed he's on course to win the election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
11 endangered wild elephants rescued from mud in CambodiaEleven endangered wild elephants have been rescued in Cambodia, four days after getting stuck in a 3-meter-deep mud hole
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vesselSalvage crews have towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore nearly three years after it sank
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Maldives' first democratic leader, ex-strongman sign pactThe first democratically elected president of the Maldives said Saturday that he has signed an agreement with his one-time archrival and former strongman to try to restore democracy in the archipelago state
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Chinese premier wraps up Australia trip with football matchChina's premier has attended an Australian football game with the country's prime minister as he wraps up a visit Down Under aimed at boosting bilateral ties and expanding trade between the two nations
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Hong Kong leader's race pits Beijing's pick vs 'Uncle Chips'Hong Kong's next leader will be chosen Sunday by an election committee stacked with pro-Beijing elites who heed the wishes of China's communist leaders rather than the semiautonomous region's voters
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Recovering sunken ferry to heal or harden South Korea's riftAs a sunken South Korean ferry is being lifted from the waters where it sank three years ago, many question whether the ship's recovery can help heal a national divide over its sinking
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The partially lifted sunken ferry Sewol, center, is ready for transport in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Friday, March 24, 2017. South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the ship and hindering efforts to raise it. (Suh Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vesselSalvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to WestHazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Western brands respond to report on Bangladesh tanneriesHandbag and shoe companies respond to nonprofit group's investigation finding that they have used Bangladesh manufacturers that get some of their leather from tanneries with labor and environmental problems
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to WestHazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2016, file photo, Steven Capobianco stands as he is declared guilty in his trial in Wailuku. Hawaii. Capobianco convicted of murder and arson in the Hawaii death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, March 24, 2017. After jurors found Capobianco guilty of murder, they determined the crime was especially heinous, which makes it possible for a judge to sentence him to life in prison without possibility for parole. (Matthew Thayer /The News via AP, File)
Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in HawaiiA judge in Hawaii has sentenced a man to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: Judge: Murder sentence affected by lack of bodyA judge in Hawaii says he refrained from ordering an enhanced sentence against a man in the murder of his pregnant, ex-girlfriend because her body was never found and it was unclear how she died
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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