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Goalkeeper Dies After Collision in Indonesian League Game

JAKARTA — A goalkeeper has died after sustaining head and neck injuries in a collision during an Indonesian league soccer game on Sunday.

Wild Elephants Attack Rohingya Camp, Killing 4 in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Wild elephants attacked a new camp where Rohingya refugees were sleeping, killing a woman and her three children in southern Bangladesh, an official said Sunday.

Passengers Describe Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

PERTH, Australia — Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling before the airliner turned back to the Australian city of Perth.

Rohingya Refugee Influx Inspires Bangladeshi Aid; Worry

DHAKA, Bangladesh — They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers.

Death Toll in Vietnam Flooding, Landslides Rises to 68

HANOI — The death toll from landslides and heavy rain triggered by a tropical depression in Vietnam has climbed to 68, with another 34 people missing, officials said Sunday.

Minnesota Doctor Faces Deportation to Malaysia

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — A Rochester physician who left her Malaysian village as a teenager could be deported to her birth country as early as next week.

Ex-UN Chief Annan: Get Myanmar Refugees Home, Not to Camps

UNITED NATIONS — Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged Myanmar on Friday to make sure the half-million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled in the last two months can go home, and not go to camps.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Urges Unity, Creates New Aid Committee

YANGON — Myanmar's embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, called for national unity Thursday and said she has created a committee that will oversee all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine state.

Floods and Landslides Kill 54, Leave 39 Missing in Vietnam

HANOI — Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, officials said Friday.

UN: Myanmar Violence Meant to Expel Rohingya

GENEVA — A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill "widespread...

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