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  • Differences between MH370 and AirAsia incidents

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The disappearance of an AirAsia passenger jet soon after takeoff inevitably brings back memories of the mystery behind Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that is still missing after it disappeared nine months ago.…

  • New president or early election? Greece will find out Monday

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are voting Monday for a new president of the republic. But they could end up campaigning for reelection if the governing coalition’s candidate fails to get a constitutionally required…

  • Q&A on what might have happened to AirAsia flight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rescue crews are searching Indonesian waters for AirAsia Indonesia Flight 8501, which disappeared Sunday with 162 passengers and crew onboard. The plane was flying from Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, and was…

  • Scaffold collapse at Beijing school kills 10

    BEIJING (AP) — A scaffolding collapse at a Beijing high school Monday morning killed 10 people and injured four, Chinese state media reported. The official Xinhua News Agency said the accident occurred at Tsinghua High…

  • 1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than 200 passengers and crew remained trapped on a burning ferry and adrift in rough seas between Italy and Albania early Monday after enduring a second night of smoke, frigid…

  • Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Search planes and ships from several countries on Monday were scouring Indonesian waters over which an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people disappeared, and more than a day into the region’s latest…

  • Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

    An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here’s a look at the key developments: __ Air Asia Flight 8501 took…

  • Asian stocks up as oil price rebounds

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday after a report China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending and economic growth as oil prices rebounded. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s…

  • S. Korea offers talks with N. Korea over unification

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea to discuss what it calls a range of issues needed to prepare for the unification of the divided countries. It’s unclear…

  • Search resumes for AirAsia jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Officials say ships and planes are resuming their search for AirAsia Flight 8501 which went missing more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore. The Naval Aviation…

  • Indonesian official says search resumes for passenger jet that went missing 24 hours ago

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian official says search resumes for passenger jet that went missing 24 hours ago.

  • Croatia presidency to be decided in runoff

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading for a showdown in a runoff presidential election in Croatia, according to the preliminary count of the Sunday poll, held amid severe…

  • Bahrain Shiite leader detained for questioning

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A lawyer for the leader of Bahrain’s largest Shiite opposition group said Sunday that Sheik Ali Salman is being held by the Interior Ministry, which is accusing him of inciting hatred…

  • Palestinians pushing for UN vote on Israeli withdrawal

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinians are pressing for a U.N. Security Council vote this week on a resolution that would call for an end to Israel’s occupation within three years. A resolution with such a…

  • Saudi: Salaries will not be cut to curb spending

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is not planning to trim public salaries, wages and allowances, state-run media reported Sunday, just days after an earlier government statement said efforts were being made to reduce…