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Search area for Flight 370 to be doubled if plane not found

April 16, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the... more »»

Image of Asia: Curious cubs climb, bite, snarl in zoo debut

April 16, 2015

In this photo by Miki Toda, white Bengal tiger cubs watch visitors at the Saitama Tobu zoo in Shiraoka, Japan, during their introduction to the public Thursday. more »»

Ukraine's disabled condemned to life in institutions

April 16, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An international rights group said in a report Thursday that growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions... more »»

Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice

April 16, 2015

OUARZAZATE, Morocco (AP) — "QUIET!" The cry rings out in English, French and Arabic across the cobblestoned streets of Jerusalem, as filming begins for a scene in the series "A.D. more »»

EU struggles to confront challenge of Mediterranean migrants

April 16, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations are struggling to confront the challenge of the unprecedented numbers of migrants coming across the Mediterranean and have few answers to contain the... more »»

Angry kin unmoved by S. Korean leader's vow to salvage ferry

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of passengers who drowned in a ferry sinking snubbed South Korea's president on the disaster's anniversary Thursday, even as she pledged to salvage the... more »»

Israel marks Holocaust memorial day with sirens, ceremonies

April 16, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis have come to a mournful, two-minute standstill as sirens pierced the air in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. more »»

In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

April 16, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated disasters that would have toppled many leaders. more »»

5 things to know about the new royal baby

April 16, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. more »»

UN special envoy to Yemen stepping down

April 16, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

Tears, anger mark 1st anniversary of SKorean ferry disaster

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and grief mixed with raw anger Thursday as black-clad relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in... more »»

Supermodel Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk

April 16, 2015

SAO PAULO (AP) — Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a... more »»

Tears mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disaster

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With tears, lowered flags and still-fresh anger, relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in cold waters... more »»

Amnesty says Bahrain reforms don't end rights violations

April 15, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Government reforms put in place by Bahraini authorities in the wake of widespread anti-government protests four years ago have failed to end serious violations... more »»

Feared drowning of 400 migrants raises alarms in Europe

April 15, 2015

MILAN (AP) — The feared drowning of 400 migrants in a shipwreck this week in the Mediterranean Sea — one of the deadliest such tragedies in the last decade — raised alarms Wednesday amid an... more »»

More people worldwide are opening bank accounts

April 15, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Africans using cellphones, older Chinese, and Indians getting a push from their government have fueled an unprecedented surge of people opening their first bank account. more »»

EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

April 15, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its... more »»

Supermodel Gisele to retire from runway at Sao Paulo show

April 15, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gisele Bundchen, the Brazilian supermodel who has been illuminating catwalks the world over for the past two decades, is retiring from the runway with what is expected to be... more »»

EU alleges Google abuses hurt consumers, innovation

April 15, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its... more »»

Cubans to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

April 15, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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