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Undated photo of a YoungOne Pilatus PC-12 in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Faisal Akram / Wikimedia Commons

Child Only Survivor of Light Plane Crash in East Indonesia

JAYAPURA, Indonesia — Rescuers in Indonesia say a child is the only survivor from the crash of a light commercial plane in a mountainous...

Indonesian Island Lifted 25cm by Deadly Quake

TANJUNG, Indonesia — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as...
Rohingya Muslims aboard a makeshift raft made with plastic containers cross over the Naf river from Myanmar into Bangladesh, nearin 2017 in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh. Photo: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

Myanmar Snubs Hague Court’s Intervention in Rohingya Crisis

YANGON — Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya...

Strong Aftershock Strikes Indonesia’s Lombok Island

JAKARTA — A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake...
Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters Monday in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Asian Markets Mixed as Trade Spat in Focus, Oil Stabilizes

SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday with Chinese stocks outperforming the region, as investors watched the latest developments on...
An elderly man injured in an earthquake lies at a temporary shelter Wednesday in the Kekait village affected by Sunday's earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia. Photo: Firdia Lisnawati / Associated Press

Quake Put Life on Hold in Damaged, Hungry Indonesian Village

KEKAIT, Indonesia — Ever since Rafikah escaped her crumbling home when a massive earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok, life in her lush...
King Salman of Saudi Arabia in 2017. Photo: President of Russia

Saudi Arabia Crucifies Myanmar Man Convicted of Murder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia says it has executed and "crucified" a Myanmar man convicted of killing a woman and carrying out...

Indonesia Struggles to Recover Quake’s Dead, Help The Living

TANJUNG — The rescue team had done everything it could to locate the body of the man, who had been killed instantly when a...
Luxury yacht "Equanimity" is anchored in the waters Monday off Batam Island, Indonesia. Photo: Djalu / Associated Press

Malaysia: Indonesia Returns Yacht Seized in Graft Probe

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that Indonesia has handed over a yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from the...

Watchdog Says Australia Lawmakers Increasingly Exploit Race

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's racism watchdog said on Monday the country is experiencing a resurgence in lawmakers exploiting race to advance their political agendas...





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