ASEAN member countries have agreed to boost cooperation in culture and arts in forming the ASEAN Community bloc by 2015.
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Up to 30.4 percent of Indonesia’s coral reefs have suffered damage, negatively impacting the marine ecology and the environment, according to the Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Programme (COREMAP) of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI).
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An explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station on Sunday blacked out much of the British outpost and halted international online betting operations with giants including William Hill and Ladbrokes.
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry that capsized five days ago with 476 people on board was unacceptable and "tantamount to murder."
Gunmen killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush overnight, the defence ministry said on Sunday, in the first attack of its kind since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term.
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Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) has said the country would be "proud" to host the 2019 Asian Games (ASIAD 18) after Vietnam announced that it would withdraw from hosting the event.
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As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff. All 159 passengers and seven crew members arrived safely back in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, about 2 a.m., about four hours after the plane took off for Bangalore, India. The incident was more drama for an airline already under immense pressure...
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Hana Kim shows a photo of her brother Kim Dong Hyup, who is missing after the sinking of a South Korean ferry, as she sits in a gymnasium used as a gathering point for family members of missing passengers, on April 19, 2014.
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Boys gather near the wreckage of a car destroyed in 2012 by a U.S. drone air strike targeting suspected al Qaeda militants in Azan, in the southeastern Yemeni province of Shabwa, in this February 3, 2013 file photo.
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Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday.