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  • Police says 8 die of electrocution in southern Pakistan

    A Pakistani police officer says eight members of a wedding party died when metal dowry furniture strapped to the bus they were traveling in struck a power line.

  • IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19

    The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a late-night car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia.

  • Indonesian rescue team conducts aerial search over Himalayas

    An Indonesian rescue team in Kathmandu, Nepal, conducted an aerial search over the Himalayan mountains on Sunday to locate three missing Indonesian climbers.

  • Six Indonesians remain missing in Nepal

    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) is still searching for six Indonesians in Nepal, a week after the country was hit by an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale.

  • Europe Week 2015 offers various activities

    Europe Week 2015, organized by the European Union in Indonesia in cooperation with Gadjah Mada University, features various activities from May 1 to 13.

  • 'We need help': Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

    At the entrance of this destroyed mountain village stands a wooden sign cobbled together from the debris of homes flattened by Nepal's devastating earthquake. Its message: "WE NEED HELP. PLEASE HELP."

  • Warren Buffett defends practices, showers advice at meeting

    Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves.

  • Nigeria: Nearly 300 freed women, children led to safety

    Their faces were gaunt, hair tinted orange and stomachs distended from malnutrition. They looked bewildered, lost, broken. But the girls were alive and free.

  • Thousands expected in Baltimore rallies, now celebratory

    A massive march planned for Saturday to protest the death of a black man in police custody is now being billed as a "victory rally" after Baltimore's top prosecutor filed criminal charges against the six officers involved in the man's arrest.

  • UN warns of imminent Yemen infrastructure collapse

    Key infrastructure in war-torn Yemen, including water supplies, health services and telecommunications, are on the verge of breaking down due to a major fuel shortage, a United Nations official said Saturday.

  • Despite protests, Expo 2015 a potential diplomatic setting

    The Expo 2015 world's fair showed potential as a backdrop for serious diplomacy as it opened Friday for a six-month run, even as it also served as a lightning rod for anti-globalization protests.

  • NKorea arrests S. Korean studying in US for illegal entry

    North Korea said Saturday it has arrested a South Korean student of New York University for illegally entering the country from China last month.

  • It's a girl! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to princess

    A princess is born. Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, "was safely delivered of a daughter" Saturday morning, less than three hours of checking into central London's St. Mary's Hospital, royal officials said.

  • Bodies of Australians executed in Indonesia arrive home: reports

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was confident Australia could restore its relationship with Indonesia despite anger over the execution of two drug convicts, whose bodies reportedly returned home Saturday.

  • Indonesian search effort in Nepal hindered by problem acquiring helicopter

    Search efforts for three Indonesian nationals known to be stranded in the Himalayas in Nepal have been delayed because the Indonesian relief and evacuation team was unable to rent a helicopter for the search mission.

  • London Eye lit by Facebook election chat

    The London Eye tourist attraction was lit up Saturday in party political colors reflecting the amount of social media interactions about them on Facebook.

  • 7 killed in violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico

    At least seven people died as flames and gunfire erupted around the western Mexico state of Jalisco on Friday when a military operation targeting a violent drug cartel was launched at the start of a three-day holiday weekend.

  • Myanmar speaker says he'll run for presidency if nominated

    Myanmar parliament speaker and former junta member Shwe Mann said Friday on a visit to Washington that he will run for the nation's presidency if nominated by the ruling party, and would consider forming a coalition with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • Japan prime minister touts economic synergy with US in visit

    The United States and Japan will work toward strengthened economic ties, including promoting more direct investment in each other's markets and approval of a Pacific trade agreement, officials said Friday.

  • Thai police find graves of suspected trafficking victims

    Police found dozens of shallow graves, a corpse and an ailing survivor Friday at an abandoned jungle camp in an area of southern Thailand that is regularly used to smuggle Rohingya Muslims, as well as Bangladeshis and other migrants, to third countries.

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