Global Forecast-Celsius

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Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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US senator honored for work in former East Timor island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed has received the highest honor that a foreigner can be given from the country formerly known as East Timor. The Order of Timor was present...

US military plane makes emergency landing in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's air force says an American military plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Indonesia's Aceh province. Air Vice Marshall Jemi Trisonjay...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, March 25, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Sund...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: AP EXPLAINS-HONG KONG-NEW LEADER — Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favored by Beijing cast their ballots in...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, March 24, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday's W...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, March 24, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday's W...

Indonesian police arrest militants setting up jihadi camp

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's counterterrorism squad says it has arrested four suspected Islamic militants who were trying to establish a jihadist training camp in eastern Indonesia and who li...

Indonesia police fire tear gas on Muslims protesting church

BEKASI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse hard-line Muslims protesting against the construction of a Catholic church in a satellite city of the capital Jakarta. ...

Trumps plot big hotel expansion, but political problems loom

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an enterprise whose owner sits in the Oval Office. ...

The View from Taichung: Taiwan as Melting Pot: the once and future Austronesian state

International Business Times reported this week on the ongoing excavations at the cemetery near the site of the old Spanish fort on Hoping Island in Keelung harbor. The article observed: “The ce...

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

JOLO, Philippines (AP) — Two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants were rescued Thursday in the southern Philippines, military officials said. The two w...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: SKOREA-FERRY SALVAGE — A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry is hoisted to the surface nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern c...