Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Millions of black-clad Malaysians fell silent Friday in tribute to their 43 countrymen killed in the MH17 disaster as the first remains were brought home and laid to rest amid deep sorrow and anger.
BANGKOK - Agence France-Presse
Thailand's junta-picked national assembly on Thursday chose coup leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister in a one-horse race that entrenched the military's hold on power.
DANGJIN, South Kore - Agence France-Presse
Pope Francis warned Friday of a "cancer" of despair in materially obsessed, outwardly affluent societies and urged South Korean Catholics to reject "inhumane economic models" in a stark message to wealthier Asian nations.
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters on Wednesday, but talks ended for the day with the sides appearing no closer to resolving a week-long political crisis
KATMANDU - The Associated Press
The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 36 people and left rescuers scrambling to find another seven still missing, authorities said Wednesday, after a wall of mud smashed into their homes.
NEW DELHI - Agence Presse France
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned a spate of rapes as a source of shame for India and urged an end to communal violence
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed Tuesday for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline.
SAPE, Indonesia - Agence France-Presse
Eight foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued Monday two days after their tourist boat sank during a storm in the archipelago
Floods and landslides following torrential rain in western Japan have killed at least two people and prompted one city to advise more than 80,000 people to flee their homes, officials said Sunday.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
Pope Francis said dialogue and not "displays of force" would bring peace to the divided Korean peninsula as he began a visit Thursday to South Korea
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