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Virgin Australia airline posts $333 million lossAustralia's second largest airline, Virgin, posts $333 million loss for 'difficult' year
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Graphic summarizes the events and search efforts of Malaysian flight MH 370; 4c x 11 inches; 195.7 mm x 279 mm;
Attempt to call missing jet may alter search areaAttempt to call Flight 370 may alter search for Malaysian jetliner that vanished in March
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to their leader during a sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Pakistani police have registered a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz, key cabinet members and senior officials on charges of abetting 14 murders of the supporters of a fiery cleric who has been leading for two weeks thousands of anti-government protests in capital Islamabad. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protestersPakistan army chief to mediate between government, protesters
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.  (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10UN: Audit of Afghanistan's disputed election should be complete around Sept. 10
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Philippine leader: Supreme Court meddling too muchPhilippine leader complains of Supreme Court meddling, says judicial reach needs limit
The Associated Press10 hours ago
2,000 in shelters as Kashmir border troops sparKashmir residents flee homes for shelters as India, Pakistan border troops exchange fire
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Japanese pro-wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, center, arrives at the Sunan International Airport, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Inoki is staging a two-day martial arts extravaganza in Pyongyang over the weekend featuring former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
Japanese lawmaker, ex-NFL lineman in North KoreaCollision in Korea, Redux: Japan lawmaker, ex NFL player bring pro wrestling back to Pyongyang
The Associated Press11 hours ago
An Indian state-owned bank official takes the thumb impression of a woman before opening her account as part of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.The measure is aimed at some 150 million Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders. As an incentive the federal government is providing 100,000 rupees ($1,650) in life insurance to every account holder. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
India urges millions of poor to open bank accountsIndia launches initiative to open millions of zero-balance bank accounts for the poor
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State groupFilipino bishops vow to counter Islamic State militants, send aid to Christians
The Associated Press13 hours ago
US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plantsUS fund inks $480M energy deal in Myanmar that is largest US investment since sanctions lifted
The Associated Press13 hours ago
HK graft cops raid pro-democracy media boss's homeHong Kong graft police search home of pro-democracy media magnate Lai
The Associated Press13 hours ago
China vows to respond to US surveillance flightsChina says will keep responding to US surveillance flights following recent close encounter
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreementIndonesia, Australia sign new security agreement to mend ties hurt by spying allegations
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Thai court drops murder case against ex-PMThai court dismisses murder case from 2010 protest crackdown against ex-PM, deputy
The Associated Press15 hours ago
6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China6 dead, 21 missing after landslide hits village in southwestern China
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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