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Indonesia to share Lion Air crash report with victims’ families

Jakarta will hold briefing on Boeing jet disaster before report is made public.

Japan deploys several thousand rescuers to find typhoon survivors

Emergency teams are working around the clock, as more rain is expected.

List of NZ mosque victims shows dead range from age 3-77

Full details of who died in the attack have yet to be confirmed publicly by authorities and the list is not complete.

Victim in Christchurch mosque shooting in stable condition

Nazril Hisham Omar is semi-conscious but in stable condition following surgery.

1,900 hit by Johor toxic fumes seek treatment

92 kindergartens and nurseries in Pasir Gudang also ordered to close.

College intern on first day among Illinois factory shooting victims

The shooting rampage also killed the plant's manager and its head of human resources.

Men also face sexual harassment at workplace, says Yeoh

Many shy away from reporting because they fear no one will believe them, says the deputy minister.

Justice at last for Kosovo’s ‘2nd-class victims’?

While leaders on the Serbian side have been judged and sentenced by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, no KLA leaders have been sentenced.

Indonesia trims tsunami death toll, hikes injury tally

A no-go zone around rumbling Anak Krakatoa has been widened to 5 km.

Tiny Indonesian church prays for tsunami victims on Christmas day

The powerful tsunami struck Saturday night and without warning.

Angry Copts mourn Egypt bus attack victims

Many Copts accuse authorities for not doing enough to protect them.

Relatives desperate for news on Indonesia crash victims

Grieving relatives thronged a hospital building being used for victim identification, crouching curbside or sitting on chairs set up under an awning at the building’s entrance.

Penang landslide: K9 unit finds locations of more victims

More heavy machinery has been brought in to recover victims.

At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which took place on Thursday in the town of Bukalasi in the Bududa district.

Taiwan pardons over 1,200 ‘White Terror’ victims

Thousands of political opponents were killed and imprisoned during the White Terror period of suppression under authoritarian leader Chiang Kai-shek, who ruled Taiwan from 1949 to his death in 1975.

Malaysia contributes RM500,000 to Sulawesi quake victims

Putrajaya will also send its SMART team for search and rescue operations.

US slavery victims denied compensation by courts

An estimated 25 million people are trapped in forced labour worldwide, working in factories, farms and fishing boats, and as domestic or sex workers, according to the UN.

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Dozens were still missing as authorities probed whether a nearby rock quarry could have played a role in the massive hillside collapse that hit rural communities in Naga on the tourist island of Cebu.

I knew of sex abuse by Buddhist teachers since 1990s, says...

The Tibetan spiritual leader, revered by millions of Buddhists around the world, made the admission during a four-day visit to the Netherlands.

Saudi-led coalition admits deadly Yemen strike on bus was unjustified

The coalition said it would coordinate with the Yemeni government to compensate victims and would prevent the repeat of such incidents.

Pope faces calls for action over abuse ‘shame’ in Ireland

The pope later held an hour and a half meeting with victims of abuse at the hands of clergy or in Church-run institutions.

Mahathir: Govt will help rebuild homes of Langkawi flood victims

About 200 victims of flash floods have been evacuated to relief centres.

Give space to probe sex predator claims, health minister tells media

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says victims should feel comfortable enough to come forward.

Bodies of 23 Myanmar landslide victims found, official says

Rescuers are still looking for a further four victims.