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Chinese foreign minister starts Latin America tour

Chinese foreign minister starts Latin America tour
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Cuba Sunday, the first stop on a tour of four Latin America countries.

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing after tyre bursts

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing after tyre bursts
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to its safety image after the loss of flight MH370.

Malaysia Airlines says jet makes safe emergency landing

Malaysia Airlines says jet makes safe emergency landing
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard landed safely early Monday after turning back to Kuala Lumpur due to a landing gear problem, the carrier said.

Chinese newcomer Xiao thrills Crucible

Chinese newcomer Xiao thrills Crucible
Chinese debutant Xiao Guodong came close to pulling off a major upset in his first round match against two-time runner-up Ali Carter at the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield on Sunday.

Westwood ends two-year drought in Malaysian rain

Westwood ends two-year drought in Malaysian rain
Lee Westwood ended a two-year wait for a title with an emphatic seven-stroke victory to clinch the rain-soaked Malaysian Open in style on Sunday.

S. Korean relatives divided over whether to raise ferry

S. Korean relatives divided over whether to raise ferry
Four days after South Korea's shattering ferry disaster, grieving relatives were split Sunday over whether to approve an end to the search for survivors and let cranes raise the vessel to the surface.

Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15

Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15
Japanese schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on the country's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days.

Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick

Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick
Lewis Hamilton sealed his first hat-trick of Formula One wins and led Mercedes to their third straight one-two finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as the team tightened their grip on the season Sunday.

Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick in China

Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick in China
Lewis Hamilton sealed his first hat-trick of Formula One wins and led Mercedes to their third straight one-two finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as the team tightened their grip on the season Sunday.

Hot Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in China

Hot Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in China
Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix comfortably ahead of his team-mate Nico Rosberg Sunday as Mercedes tightened their grip on the season with their third one-two finish in a row.

Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix

Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton headed a Mercedes one-two at the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday to claim a third straight victory for the first time in his career and underline the German team's dominance.

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China
Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.

Myanmar army says 22 dead in clashes with rebels

Myanmar army says 22 dead in clashes with rebels
Fighting between the military and ethnic minority rebels in northern Myanmar has left at least 22 people dead this month, the army said Sunday, dimming hopes of a nationwide peace deal.

Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

Britain's baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

Britain's baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
Britain's baby Prince George stepped out in public for the first time in Australia with his parents for a wildlife encounter at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

Pakistan bus crash leaves 42 dead

Pakistan bus crash leaves 42 dead
A speeding passenger bus smashed into a tractor-trailer in southern Pakistan Sunday, killing 42 people including 14 children and injuring more than a dozen others with many in critical condition, police said.

At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident: police

At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident: police
At least 42 people were killed and 17 wounded in southern Pakistan Sunday when a bus travelling to Karachi collided with a tractor-trailer, police said.

At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident

At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident
At least 42 people were killed and 17 wounded in southern Pakistan Sunday when a bus travelling to Karachi collided with a tractor pulling a trolley, police said.

Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest

Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest
Nepal on Sunday called off the search for local guides still missing after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest killed 13 colleagues, as climbers recalled the terrifying moments when the avalanche hit.

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
Bad weather suspended searches on Sunday on Mount Everest for three Nepalese sherpa guides still missing after an avalanche killed 13 of their colleagues in the deadliest accident on the world's highest peak.

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.

Sharks open Super 15 lead over Brumbies, Chiefs

Sharks open Super 15 lead over Brumbies, Chiefs
The Coastal Sharks opened a six-point break at the top of Super Rugby with a South African derby win as champions Waikato Chiefs lost narrowly at home this weekend.

Fresh tremor rattles Papua New Guinea after 7.5 quake

Fresh tremor rattles Papua New Guinea after 7.5 quake
A fresh 6.1-magnitude tremor rattled Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island on Sunday as officials scrambled for news of damage and casualties following a powerful earthquake overnight that sparked a tsunami alert.

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia
President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a time of complex regional disputes and questions about US strategy.

New Zealand says yes to Nigella despite US exclusion

New Zealand says yes to Nigella despite US exclusion
New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United States, according to a report. 

Anglican leader praises persecuted Christians in Easter sermon

Anglican leader praises persecuted Christians in Easter sermon
Justin Welby, the leader of the world's Anglicans, was to praise the resilience of persecuted Christian minorities around the world in his Easter sermon on Sunday.

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