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Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Chinese vice governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal

Aug 16, 2018

Chinese deputy governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry

Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

Aug 15, 2018

One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

Aug 10, 2018

After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on

Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

Aug 10, 2018

Thousands of Muslims have gathered at a mosque in northwestern China to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

Aug 10, 2018

On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate

Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

Aug 10, 2018

One of Indonesia's deadliest earthquakes in years left so much destruction, the injured are having to wait for days to get help

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Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its...

Aug 17, 2018

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on...

Aug 7, 2018

US art collector returns 12 ancient artifacts to Thailand

A private American collector has returned a dozen ancient artifacts to Thailand as the Southeast...

Aug 3, 2018

The Latest: 14 dead, 162 injured in Indonesia quake

The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok...

Jul 29, 2018

Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

A strong and shallow earthquake has killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on...

Jul 29, 2018

China says 4 American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

Chinese regulators say 4 American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

Jul 27, 2018