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Indonesia’s Papua set for mass burial as flood death toll tops 100

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua is planning to hold mass burials for the victims of flash floods, as the death toll from...

Asylum seekers returned from Mexico plead to stay in US

MEXICO City – Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let...

Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique

MAPUTO – More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and...

Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed in Dutch shooting

AMSTERDAM – A man has been arrested after three people were killed and five wounded, some seriously, in a shooting on a tram in...

South Korea radar and thermal camera system warns ‘smartphone zombies’ of traffic

Seoul  – A city in South Korea, which has the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a...

Rohingya ‘lost generation’ struggle to study in Bangladesh camps

DHAKA – Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous...

Ethiopia says crashed jet’s black boxes show similarities to Lion Air disaster

ADDIS ABABA – The crash has generated one of the most widely watched and high-stakes inquiries for years, with the latest version of Boeing’s...

Battle rages for last Islamic State in Syria enclave

BAGHOUZ  – Falling bombs raised smoke over Islamic State’s last enclave in east Syria on Sunday, obscuring the huddle of vehicles and makeshift shelters...

Flash floods kill at least 50 in Indonesia’s Papua province

JAKARTA – Flash floods in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 50 people and badly injured dozens of others and damaged...

Mexican journalist killed near US border

MEXICO CITY – A Mexican journalist who often covered crime and drug gangs in northern Sonora state died late Friday night after being gunned...

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