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Hundreds of Indonesian social media users have mocked a cleric who claimed selfie photographs are forbidden by Islam in a twitter campaign that featured a shot of President Erdoğan
KUALA LUMPUR - REUTERS
Malaysia declared on Jan. 29 the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
The deadline set by Islamist militants threatening to kill two Japanese men unless they were given $200 million passed Jan. 23, after one captive's mother made a desperate plea to save her son's life.
JAKARTA - Agence France-Presse
Hopes faded Jan. 28 of finding 92 victims still missing from an AirAsia plane crash as Indonesian search and rescue authorities said the remaining bodies could have been swept away or lost on the seabed.
DHAKA - Agence France-Presse
An overloaded fishing boat carrying migrants to Malaysia sank in strong currents off the coast of Bangladesh on Jan 29 and 24 passengers are missing, police said
An angry Japanese prime minister on Jan. 28 slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist militant threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber.
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - Agence France-Presse
Indonesian divers Jan. 22 recovered six bodies, some still belted into their seats, near the main section of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month, but failed again to reach the fuselage.
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered Monday by hackers who referenced ISIL jihadists and claimed to be from the 'Lizard Squad'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought help from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as well as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, to free two hostages snatched by Islamist militants who are demanding $200 million for their lives.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by ISIL militants as 'outrageous and unforgivable'
Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Jan. 21.
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