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Indonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickers

CANBERRA — Australian leaders on Monday continued to lobby Indonesia to spare the lives of two Australians on death row despite 10 prisoners being given formal notice that they could die within days.

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Death toll in Nepal quake rises to nearly 2,800

KATHMANDU, Nepal (Updated) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 2,789 on Monday, two days after the massive trembler ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets.

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2 Pinoys at Mt. Everest safe after Nepal quake

MANILA -- Two Filipino nationals were able to cheat death in Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain, following the magnitude-7.8 quake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Aquino to personally appeal Veloso’s case to Indon president

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he hopes to talk to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to again appeal for the case of a Filipina death row convict during his attendance to the 26th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Ase

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4 dead, 9 hurt in Lanao Sur massacre

ILIGAN CITY -- Four Maranao residents were killed while nine others were wounded in a massacre at Sitio Mangampong in Barangay Park Area, Wao town in Lanao del Sur, early morning Saturday, April 25.

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Indonesia gives 72-hour executions notice

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia's attorney general's office notified nine foreigners and an Indonesian convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the UN chief and foreign leaders to spa

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10 dead as quake, avalanche sweep Mount Everest region

KATHMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown numbe

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WATCH: Manny Pacquiao's 'confused' commercial

A WEEK before his mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, Nevada, Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao put his acting cap on in an "adorable," as one YouTube user described it, television commercial.

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