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Hundreds missing, many elderly tourists, after ship capsizes on China's Yangtze

SHANGHAI - Rescuers fought bad weather on Tuesday as they searched for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a ship capsized on the Yangtze River in what was likely China's worst shipping disaster in almost 70 years. | Video

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Myanmar navy to verify 727 stranded migrants in 'safe' place

YANGON - Myanmar's navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 stranded migrants to a "safe" location where officials will verify their identities before taking any further action, the country's information minister said on Tuesday.

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Russia says no reset in relations with US, has pragmatic dialogue: RIA

MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there was no new reset in relations with the United States, but that both sides engaged in a pragmatic and realistic dialogue, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

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Gunmen attack airport in east Congo, at least one soldier dead

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Gunmen attacked the airport in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's largest city, Goma, in an overnight raid that killed at least one government soldier, a local governor and a military official said on Tuesday.

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Yemen tribesmen kill 18 Houthi fighters in ambush: residents

SANAA - Armed tribesmen killed 18 Houthi fighters in an ambush in Yemen's central province of Ibb on Tuesday, residents said, in one of the deadliest ground attacks in over two months of war.

United Nations, Yemen 4:49am EDT

Taiwan pro-independence leader calls for more open dialogue with China

TAIPEI - The presidential hopeful for Taiwan's pro-independence opposition party, Tsai Ing-wen, has called for a more sustainable and consistent relationship with China as she rallies U.S. government and business leaders for support.

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