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Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

April 21, 2014

NANJING, China (AP) — Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound. more »»

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

April 21, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to... more »»

US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds. more »»

Biden heads to Ukraine as tensions rise

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country. more »»

Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

April 21, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make... more »»

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

April 21, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church... more »»

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

April 21, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of... more »»

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

April 21, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals — long a source of tension with Japan's... more »»

Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

April 21, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bom. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Nicaraguan town drags chained 'Judases'

April 21, 2014

MASATEPE, Nicaragua (AP) — For 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained "Judases" through the streets of thei... more »»

Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained

April 21, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. more »»

Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

April 21, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims... more »»

Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now los. more »»

More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, securing a new entryway into the wreck, as a newly released transcrip... more »»

Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by... more »»

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

April 21, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an... more »»

Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

April 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead... more »»

Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

April 20, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in a mountainous region, killing 11 soldiers and wounding five others, the Defense Ministry said Sunday. more »»

AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events

April 20, 2014

From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. more »»

8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident

April 20, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.

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