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Silence for Malaysia Airlines jet victims at Glasgow Games

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 11:34AM UTC

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash have been remembered at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with a period of silence.

Obama hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent Southeast Asia

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 11:19AM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday congratulated Indonesia’s presidential election victor Joko Widodo, even as the losing candidate rejected the result.

Bomb kills 2, hurts 8 in Thailand’s Deep South

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:55AM UTC

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police say two people were killed and eight other civilians wounded by a vehicle bomb in Thailand’s violence-plagued south. Police Col. Chamlong Suwalak says that suspected Islamic insurgents detonated an improvised explosive device hidden in a pickup truck that was parked near a cockfighting ground

Philippines: Muslim militants free government aid workers

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:48AM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted government aid workers in the south after the government withheld anti-poverty funds, prompting a poor town to pressure the gunmen to release the captives. Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman says the three workers and a

India: Wild leopard spotted on Mumbai university campus

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:27AM UTC

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A wild leopard has been seen prowling the campus of a university on the outskirts of India’s largest city. Authorities in Mumbai have cordoned off the area and are searching for the big cat. A spokeswoman for the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay said a staff

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