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Kyrgyzstan on Jan. 17 observed a day of mourning as it recovered the bodies of the dozens of people killed when a Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village outside the capital a day ago
SYDNEY – Reuters
The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Jan. 17, without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.
Five United Arab Emirates officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Jan. 11, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence
DACHA SUU, Kyrgyzstan
A Turkish cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashed on Jan. 16 into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport and killed at least 37 people.
The number of maritime kidnappings hit a ten-year high in 2016, with waters off the southern Philippines becoming increasingly dangerous, the International Maritime Bureau said Jan. 10
MANILA – The Associated Press
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered his troops to bomb extremists who flee with their captives in a bid to stop a wave of kidnappings at sea, calling the loss of civilian lives in such an attack “collateral damage.”
BEIJING – Reuters
China’s Navy has launched a new electronic reconnaissance ship, state media said on Jan. 12, the latest addition to an expanding fleet and as Beijing’s new assertiveness to territorial claims in the South China Sea fuels tensions
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
Prospective U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson better watch his mouth, angry Chinese media said Jan. 13, warning U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee that his threats to block China in the South China Sea are fighting words.
Apple Inc has removed the New York Times Co’s news apps from its app store in China following a request from the Chinese authorities, the companies said separately on Jan. 5.
Hong Kong’s tough pro-Beijing number two Carrie Lam announced her bid to lead the deeply divided city on Jan. 12 after stepping down from her current post
A commission probing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Jan. 4 denied security forces have carried out a genocidal campaign against the Rohingya, days after a video emerged showing police beating civilians from the Muslim minority.