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The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres, with Australia scouring the Indian Ocean.
Washington (AFP) - Michelle Obama will look to dispel growing mistrust between the United States and China through a weeklong tour of the Asian power focused deliberately on soft issues, officials said Monday.
Geneva (AFP) - North Korea's regime has committed crimes as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa's apartheid regime or Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and must be stopped, the head of a UN inquiry said on Monday.
Jakarta (AFP) - An Indonesian province hit by a haze outbreak has formed a team of more than 500 to hunt down people who started forest fires after the president demanded action, a report said Monday.
Vatican City (AFP) - Catholics, Anglicans and Muslims came together Monday to fight slavery with the launch of a global network to tackle human trafficking, forced prostitution and child labour.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - The last words from a Malaysian passenger jet missing for 10 days were apparently spoken by the co-pilot, the airline said Monday, providing a glimpse into the crucial period when the plane was deliberately diverted.
Geneva (AFP) - The elegant brunette gazes out from a black and white photograph, her shoulder-length hair tumbling onto a floral print dress.
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Paju (South Korea) (AFP) - South Korea began to prepare the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War for repatriation on Monday, more than 60 years after the conflict ended.
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