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Philippines says militants on the run on tourist island

The Philippines military said Wednesday it was on the trail of five Islamic militants who are on the run after landing on a tourist island, triggering clashes with security forces that claimed 10 lives.


Indonesian volcano in fresh eruptions

A volcano on Indonesia's Sumatra island spewed hot smoke and ash high into the air Wednesday, in its latest violent eruptions.


More troops sent to fight gunmen on Philippine tourist island

The Philippines sent military reinforcements to one of its most famous tourist islands Wednesday as a deadly operation to flush out heavily armed Islamic militants entered its second day.


Houses damaged as strong quake hits south Philippines

A strong magnitude 6.0-earthquake hit the southern Philippines at dawn on Wednesday, damaging dozens of houses and sending people fleeing into the streets for safety, authorities said.


At least 7 killed in Mexico construction site

At least seven people died and 10 were injured in Mexico City after a collapse at a construction site for a multi-story parking garage, officials from the mayor's office said.


China internet outcry over United passenger fiasco

China social media users were in an uproar Tuesday over viral footage of a Chinese-American man dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight, decrying perceived racism and calling for a boycott.


Nine dead as militants attack Philippine tourist island

Nine people including four members of the Philippine security forces were killed Tuesday in clashes with 10 suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on the resort island of Bohol, authorities said.


China remains world's biggest executioner

China executed more people last year than the rest of the world combined, Amnesty said Tuesday, defying a global decline with thousands of killings that have disproportionately targeted poor citizens.


Chicken wings: Customs probe ready in two weeks

The special task force, set up by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department to investigate the incident involving frozen chicken wings disposed in Bukit Aup, Sibu, that were dug up by the people on April 4, has been given at least two weeks to complete the probe.


Indonesian graft investigator injured in acid attack

A prominent Indonesian corruption investigator had acid thrown in his face by motorbike-riding assailants Tuesday in an attack activists believe is linked to a graft case that has implicated senior politicians.


 

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