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South Korean frogmen talk at each other as they search passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
 New Straits/Business Times 
S. Korea Ferry Incident: Anger mounts when bodies found trapped inside ferry
JINDO/MOKPO (South Korea): Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the vessel and hit out at officials... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013.
Asia   Photos   Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)   USA   Wikipedia: Barack Obama  
 The Times Of India 
Barack Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension. | Obama is scheduled to visit Japan, So... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
A buoy is towed by South Korea Navy boat to install to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014.  The Independent 
South Korea ferry: Third officer 'had helm' say authorities investigating if sinking ship took 'drastic turn'
Authorities involved in the rescue operation for passengers on the South Korea ferry, which capsized with over 470 people on board, have said the captain of the ship gave the wheel to a third mate bef... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
 Ruben Enaje, a 46-year-old commercial sign maker, closes his eyes after being nailed to the cross for the 21st time during a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 6, 2007, in Cutud village, in San Fernando City, in Pampanga  The Guardian 
Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ
SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign ... (photo: AP/Pat Roque)
Catholic   Devotees   Philippines   Photos   Wikipedia: Crucifixion in the Philippines  
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Kachin refugees wait for rations by Kachin Independence Army at Je Yang IDP camp, the biggest and closest camp to Laiza, northern Myanmar, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Voa News
Fighting Intensifies in Northern Burma
Sumon Aye, Aye Aye Mar | Fighting has intensified in northern Burma as government troops continue a weeklong offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels. | Presidential s... (photo: AP / Yadana Htun)
Burma   Kachin Independence Army   Kachin War   Photos   Wikipedia: Kachin conflict  
A woman adjusts her hair as she walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Xinhua
Tokyo shares end by break higher on Wall Street rebound
TOKYO, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo shares ended the morning session higher Tuesday on an overnight rebound in the U.S. market and a weaker yen. | The 225-issue Nikkei Stoc... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
Market   Nikkei 225   Photos   Stock Exchange   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: Wall Street  
A man watches a screen showing stock prices at a brokerage firm in Hong Kong Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009. Asian stock markets dropped Wednesday, following a steep sell-off on Wall Street overnight, as investors reacted with skepticism to the U.S. government's latest plan to rescue the ailing financial industry. The Hang Seng Index ended the morning session at 442 points lower, or 3.2 percent, at 13,437 points. New Straits/Business Times
Asian shares edge higher as Wall St rebounds
TOKYO: Asian shares edged higher in early trade on Tuesday after upbeat US data helped Wall Street bounce from a sharp selloff in recent days. | Investors were cautious, ... (photo: AP / Vincent Yu)
Asian markets   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wall Street   Wikipedia: Standard & Poor's  
Vehicles clog a highway during a hazy day in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. BBC News
Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. | Researchers have f... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
Air Pollution   Asia   Photos   Storms   Wikipedia: Air pollution in Hong Kong  
In this photo taken from the Royal New Zealand air force (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft, co-pilot Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie looks out of a window while searching for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Daily Telegraph
Malaysia Airlines MH370: undersea robot hunts for missing plane
The search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 goes underwater as the robot submersible Bluefin 21 is used for the first time as officials announce the fresh sighting of ... (photo: AP / Greg Wood, Pool)
Air Disaster   Flight MH370   Malaysia Airlines   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370  
A woman walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. The Times Of India
Global Markets
TOKYO: Asian shares gave up more ground on Monday after a dismal week on Wall Street and tensions in Ukraine sapped investors' appetite for risk, which helped underpin th... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Asian markets   Markets   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: MSCI  
Currency traders work under a screen indicating the exchange rate, above, of the U.S. dollar against Japanese yen and the Nikkei 225 index, at a foreign exchange firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Reuters
Nikkei skids to 6-month low on Wall St slide; bargain hunting limits losses
TOKYO, April 14 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks slumped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on esca... (photo: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi)
JPX-Nikkei Index 400   Net Losses   Nikkei 225   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225  
File - Chief Aerographers Mate Trung Freed, from Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, Corpus Christi, Texas, monitors the deployment of a Bluefin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) during a day of at-sea testing. Canberra Times
Search for MH370: Underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 deployed to find plane's wreckage
Searchers are about to send an "autonomous underwater vehicle" four kilometres underwater to look for the wreckage of flight MH370 on the sea floor. | The latest stage of... (photo: US Navy / Mr. John F. Williams)
Air Disaster   Flight MH370   Malaysia Airlines   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370  
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Pakistani security personnel are on alert during a court proceeding against former President Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 31, 2014.
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India's Gautam Gambhir, lleft, bats against Sri Lanka during their One Day International series cricket match in Adelaide, Australia, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.
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Science & Technology Society & Culture
- Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms
- Tech sell-off sends Asian stock markets lower
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