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Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.
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Taiwan's Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih was quoted by the government's Central News Agency as saying another 11 people were injured after the plane crashed and caught fire while making a second landing attempt.
1 hr ago | KION 46
As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.
2 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo waves with his running mate Jusuf Kalla after delivering his victory address aboard a traditional commercial boat in Jakarta's port district of Sunda Kelapa on July 22, 2014 as the General Elections Commission declared Widodo the winner of the presidential elections.
Court hearings began Tuesday in Hua Hin on the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on a southern train by a former state railway bed-maker and his alleged accomplice.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's main opposition party struck a deal Tuesday with strongman premier Hun Sen to end its year-long boycott of parliament triggered by a disputed election.
Joko Widodo will be named Indonesia's president-elect after his rival dramatically quit the race, claiming "massive and systematic cheating".
The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)
The numbers were released shortly after his opponent, former general Prabowo Subianto, declared he was withdrawing from the contest, saying there was massive fraud during the election and that it was unfair and undemocratic.
Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.
The family of freelance Estonian model Regina Soosalu does not want fundraising for her funeral after her boyfriend's family agreed to bear all expenses.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.
Mohammad Afif and his family were about to start a new chapter in their lives. Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years.
Early this month, in what looks like a failed attempt to save its reputation, Australia's ANZ Bank severed its ties with Phnom Penh Sugar, a company accused of a range of human rights abuses linked to its plantations in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia.
Ukrainian woman adds her floral tribute to the mountain of flowers placed in commemoration of the MH17 victims at the Dutch embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 21. / Sergey Dolzhenko, EPA The United Nations Security Council was preparing to vote Monday on a resolution demanding international access to the crash site where Flight 17 went down.
Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end a yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:52 am
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