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Somber ceremonies mark month since tsunami
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan (AP) — Somber ceremonies and moments of silence were planned today to mark one month since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northeast coast, killing as many as 25,000 people.
Japan rattled by aftershock 1 month after tsunami
A strong new earthquake rattled Japan's northeast Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies to mark a month since the tsunami that killed up to 25,000 people and set off a still-unfolding nuclear crisis.
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Several hundred Libyans are protesting in the eastern rebel stronghold, saying there can be no peace without Moammar Gadhafi's departure and expressing little faith in an African Union team trying to mediate a cease fire.
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President Barack Obama plans to name a special envoy to Myanmar who is expected to seek more help from the repressive government's neighbors in pressing for democratic reform. Building agreement on the best way to proceed will be tricky.
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Beijing police on Sunday detained dozens of worshippers from an unapproved Christian church who were trying to hold services in a public space after they were evicted from their usual place of worship, a parishioner said.
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