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  • WORLD

    Drunken passenger causes hijack scare in Bali

    A drunken passenger who caused a hijack scare on a Virgin Australia flight was arrested after the plane landed on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, an airline official said Friday.

  • WORLD

    Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

    Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import terminal — aptly named "Independence" — that will be key to the Baltic region's...

  • BUSINESS

    S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

    The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, raising the financial stakes flowing from the crisis in Ukraine as tensions rise and the United States and its allies are contemplating further economic sanctions.

  • WORLD

    Fury, cargo questions surround sunken SKorea ferry

    Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol held the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief overnight, angry about the pace of divers who have recovered 183 bodies so far but may have nearly 120 left to find in the dark rooms of the submerged...

  • WORLD

    Jamaican police increasingly facing murder charges

    It's been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh's 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime is frequent.

  • WORLD

    APNewsBreak: Ecuador expels US military group

    Ecuador has ordered all 20 Defense Department employees in the U.S. Embassy's military group to leave the country by month's end, The Associated Press has learned.

  • WORLD

    Analysis: Beyond Kerry, seeking new Mideast ideas

    Nine months of U.S.-driven diplomacy have left Israelis and Palestinians less hopeful than ever about a comprehensive peace agreement to end their century of conflict. Although a formula may yet be found to somehow prolong the talks past an end-of-April deadline, they are on the brink of collapse...

  • WORLD

    Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

    President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.

  • BUSINESS

    Sina suspends book site after pornography reported

    Chinese web giant Sina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after reports it would lose two crucial publication licenses for hosting pornography.

  • WORLD

    S&P upgrades Cyprus on better economic performance

    Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's is more upbeat about Cyprus' public finances following a better-than-expected performance since the country's financial rescue a year ago.

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