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Indonesia boat collision kills 2 fishermen, 15 missing

Indonesia boat collision kills 2 fishermen, 15 missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A collision between a cargo ship and a fishing boat killed at least two fishermen and left 15 missing off Indonesia’s main island of Java, officials said Sunday.
Indonesia landslides, floods kill 41 people; dozens missing

Indonesia landslides, floods kill 41 people; dozens missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Landslides and flash floods from torrential rains in eastern Indonesia killed at least 41 people and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said Sunday. More than two dozen others were still missing.
Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'

Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'

YANGON, Myanmar — Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the streets holding painted eggs in a nod to the Easter holiday on Sunday.

12 dead, 4 missing after fishing boat sinks in eastern China

BEIJING — A Chinese fishing boat capsized and sank early Sunday off the coast of the eastern Zhejiang province, killing at least 12 people and leaving four missing, according to state media reports.

Japan's PM aims to calm China-Taiwan tension on US visit

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Sunday said Taiwan's peace and stability is key to the region and that Japan will co-operate with the United States to calm rising tensions between China and Taiwan.

11 killed, 19 injured in China truck-bus highway collision

BEIJING — Eleven people were killed and 19 people injured after a truck and a passenger bus collided in eastern China on Sunday, authorities said.
Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife.
Jordan prince says he's confined, lashes out at authorities

Jordan prince says he's confined, lashes out at authorities

AMMAN, Jordan — The half-brother of Jordan's King Abdullah II said Saturday he has been placed under house arrest and accused the country's “ruling system” of incompetence and corruption, exposing a rare rift within the ruling monarchy of a close Wes

Explosions in Somalia kill at least 15; army bases targeted

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Simultaneous large explosions were heard in and around two Somali army bases on Saturday, with the military confirming that at least nine staffers were killed but asserting the attackers had “heavy losses” of dozens of dead.
Pressure mounts on corporations to denounce GOP voting bills

Pressure mounts on corporations to denounce GOP voting bills

ATLANTA — Liberal activists are stepping up calls for corporate America to denounce Republican efforts to tighten state voting laws, and businesses accustomed to cozy political relationships now find themselves in the middle of a growing partisan fig
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