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Myanmar says it’s not to blame for migrant crisis

May 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ethnic Rohingya men take showers outside their temporary shelter in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, May 16, 2015. Boats filled with more than 2,000 desperate and hungry refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh have arrived in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia in recent weeks, and thousands more migrants are believed to be adrift at sea after a...

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Bodies of Marines, Nepalese recovered from crashed chopper

May 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by the Norgren family, Marine Capt. Chris Norgren poses for a photo when he was in Navy flight school. Ronald Norgren, the father of Chris Norgren, the pilot flying a helicopter that went down in Nepal and disappeared Tuesday,...

Residents prepare as Typhoon Dolphin approaches Guam

May 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

This satellite image provided by NOAA, shows Typhoon Dolphin near Guam, Friday, May 15, 2015. Residents in Guam are bracing for potentially damaging winds and flooding as the typhoon approaches the U.S. territory. (NOAA via AP) HAGATNA, Guam (AP) —...

New Takata air bag recall brings total to over 33 million

May 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 25, 2014 file photo, a man walks past a Honda on display at Honda Motor Co. headquarters in Tokyo. Honda Motor Co. recalled an additional 4.89 million vehicles around the world Thursday, May 14, 2015, for a new type of problem in...

Asian stocks drift after lackluster US retail sales data

May 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday, May 13, 2015, following broad gains in European markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) TOKYO (AP) — Asian...

How Southeast Asia has created its own humanitarian crisis

May 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Migrants ride on a truck as they are transferred from a temporary detention facility to a naval base on Langkawi island, Malaysia, on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, before being moved to a detention center on the Malaysian mainland. A crisis involving boatloads of...

Afghan police: Guesthouse siege ends with 5 dead, 6 wounded

May 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

An Afghan policeman stands guard by the Park Palace Hotel after an attack by Taliban militants, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Gunmen have stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital used by both foreigners and locals, sparking a gun battle...

Asian stocks muted after bond wobbles trigger US decline

May 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Specialists Glenn Carell, left, and Michael Pistillo, center, consult on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening lower following declines in European markets. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BEIJING (AP) — Major...

Yemen officials say some ground fighting after cease-fire

May 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Women and children hold up Yemeni and Lebanese flags and placards, during a demonstration organized by the Shiite Lebanese militia group Hezbollah, against the Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemeni Shiite rebels known as Houthis, in front the United Nations...

Indonesian police arrest 7 in seafood slavery case

May 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 4, 2015 file photo, an Indonesian official put on wrist bands on recently rescued Burmese fishermen for identification purpose upon their arrival in Tual, Indonesia. Two Indonesians and five Thais were arrested on charges of human...