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01 Mar 2015 : HONG KONG - As she walks through Hong Kong's Victoria Park on a busy Sunday afternoon, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih is stopped every few steps for photos and hugs.
01 Mar 2015 : JAMMU (INDIA) - India's ruling Hindu nationalist party was Sunday sworn into government in the country's only Muslim-majority state for the first time after an historic power-sharing deal with a bitter regional rival.
22 Feb 2015 : TOKYO - Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly radioactive water to the sea, the plant's operator announced Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the crippled plant.
22 Feb 2015 : TOKYO - Japan urged South Korea again Sunday to return disputed islets, one of the issues which have soured ties between the two US allies.
22 Feb 2015 : KANDAHAR (AFGHANISTAN) - Pentagon chief Ashton Carter headed to southern Afghanistan on Sunday to review plans to withdraw US forces in a volatile area that has long preoccupied American commanders.
22 Feb 2015 : DHAKA - Dozens were feared missing Sunday when a ferry sank in central Bangladesh after colliding with a cargo ship, police said.
22 Feb 2015 : MANILA - French President Francois Hollande will discuss international terrorism when he meets his Philippine counterpart Benigno Aquino this week, a spokesman said Sunday.
22 Feb 2015 : DHAKA — At least 100 people have gone missing after a river ferry capsized in western Bangladesh, officials said on Sunday.
22 Feb 2015 : SEOUL - Korean Air and European aerospace giant Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly bid for an $8-billion jet fighter project, an airline spokesman said Sunday, pitting them against a team comprised of Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries.
22 Feb 2015 : BEIJING - China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction and staunch opposition" after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a frontier area controlled by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, state media reported.
22 Feb 2015 : MACKAY (AUSTRALIA) - Australian officials on Sunday said all efforts were being made to help those affected by tropical Cyclone Marcia which smashed through Queensland state leaving 1,500 homes damaged and thousands without electricity.
22 Feb 2015 : LONDON - Freight shipping prices have plummeted to a historic low, fuelled by a long-standing problem of too many ships and lower demand from China, but experts cautioned against seeing it as a warning on the global economy.