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5 policemen among 8 killed in militant attacks in Pakistan

5 policemen among 8 killed in militant attacks in Pakistan

Officials said two militant attacks in north-western Pakistan have killed eight people, including five policemen.

Japan Lawmakers Visit Controversial Tokyo War Shrine

Japan Lawmakers Visit Controversial Tokyo War Shrine

A group of Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday visited a controversial Tokyo war shrine that many see as a symbol of Japan's imperialist past.

Acts of bravery emerge from some of Korean ferry's crew, even as they're branded 'murderous'

Acts of bravery emerge from some of Korean ferry

As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the ship, and was later found dead. Others worked from rescue boats to break windows with hammers and pull people trapped in cabins to safety

Biden to Russia: 'Stop talking and start acting'

Biden to Russia:

Vice President Joe Biden has been speaking in Ukraine on the second day of a trip where he is showing support to the nation's fledgling pro-Western government.

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China: Reports

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China: Reports

Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.

39 Dead in Pakistan Road Accident

39 Dead in Pakistan Road Accident

Officials in Pakistan say at least 39 people were killed and around 17 injured early Sunday when a passenger bus ran into the back of a tractor pulling a trailer in southern Pakistan.

Flight 370: Underwater drones find nothing after scouring half of search area

Flight 370: Underwater drones find nothing after scouring half of search area

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

Angry South Korea families protest over slow ferry rescue

Angry South Korea families protest over slow ferry rescue

Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have protested angrily over the rescue operation.

Sorry South Korea ferry captain details evacuation delay

Sorry South Korea ferry captain details evacuation delay

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week said he delayed giving evacuation orders because he feared passengers would "drift away".

Ukraine militants refuse to surrender

Ukraine militants refuse to surrender

Pro-Russian separatists who have occupied administrative building in the east of the Ukraine for the past two weeks showed no sign of relenting Friday despite amnesty being offered by the Ukrainian government.