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Some still alive inside capsized ship on China's Yangtze River, five bodies recovered

SHANGHAI - Some passengers are still alive inside the hull of a passenger ship carrying 458 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, that capsized on the Yangtze River, state media said on Tuesday, in what could be one of China's worst disasters for years. | Video

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Libyan government forces lack ammunition in Benghazi battle against Islamists

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libyan forces allied to the official government are facing ammunition shortages in a battle against Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi city, a spokesman said on Monday.

Libya 01 Jun 2015

Indonesia rescues 65 'after Australian navy towed away' asylum boat

JAKARTA - Indonesian authorities have rescued 65 asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia after their boat ran aground on a reef, Indonesian police said on Tuesday.

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Irish broadcaster seeks permission to report speech accusing billionaire

DUBLIN - Ireland's state broadcaster will appeal on Tuesday for a court to let it report a lawmaker’s speech in parliament that accused a billionaire of obtaining sweetheart bank loans, a ruling that could determine how far Irish courts can go to muzzle the press.

Ireland 1:32am EDT

Japanese government seeks to reassure public over pension data leak

TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government sought on Tuesday to assure the Japanese public their pensions were not at risk after a big data leak, an incident with echoes of a scandal that helped oust Abe during his first term in office.

Japan 1:06am EDT

Mexican teachers protest education reform after government weakens stance

MEXICO CITY - Thousands of Mexican teachers protested on the streets of Mexico City on Monday against a crucial part of President Enrique Pena Nieto's education reform, sensing that government support for it was crumbling.

Mexico, Davos 1:02am EDT

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