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  • U.S. ships in Philippines preparing typhoon relief operations

    U.S. ships in Philippines preparing typhoon relief operations
    WASHINGTON — The aircraft carrier George Washington and four other Navy ships in Leyte Gulf in the Philippines on Thursday were preparing to begin relief operations for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, Navy officials said. Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery,...
  • Families in the Philippines coordinate their own relief efforts

    Families in the Philippines coordinate their own relief efforts
    ORMOC, Philippines — Dressed in shorts and a pink T-shirt, Dimples Juntilla was headed Friday to a village named Friendly, embarking on a mission of mercy in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Arriving by ferry from the relatively unscathed port of Cebu,...
  • Philippines struggles as aid flows to typhoon survivors

    Philippines struggles as aid flows to typhoon survivors
    Long-delayed emergency supplies flowed into the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines on Saturday, reaching desperate families who had to fend for themselves for days, as the United Nations more than doubled its estimate of homeless to nearly two million....
  • HAF Project Mart Picks Pang, Mendoza, Benegal

    HONG KONG - Asian film-making talent including Brillante Mendoza, Dev Benegal and Jun Robles Lana will line up in March with projects at the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). Some 29 projects will be pitched to co-producers, investors and...
  • In Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan victims buried in communal grave

    In Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan victims buried in communal grave
    TACLOBAN, Philippines -- In a hilltop cemetery, a truck stacked high with body bags backed up to a yawning trench. With no time for ceremony, police and firefighters wearing facemasks and plastic gloves unloaded the bags Saturday and placed them in a...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Section Completes Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section, which is devoted to art-house cinema, with a particular focus on auteur movies, has completed its lineup of fiction pics. It includes 24 world premieres. The Panorama Dokumente program, which is...
  • Philippine city overwhelmed by task of burying typhoon victims

    Philippine city overwhelmed by task of burying typhoon victims
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — In a hilltop cemetery, a truck stacked high with body bags backed up to a yawning trench. With no time for ceremony, police and firefighters wearing face masks and plastic gloves unloaded the bags and placed them in a...
  • Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends

    Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends
    A Pakistan-born man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose body was chopped up and another whose body hasn’t been recovered, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • Pictures in the News | November 15, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
  • Philippines typhoon death toll exceeds 5,000, but 'worst is over'

    Disaster relief workers pushing through mounds of debris in the worst-hit areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan have recovered hundreds more bodies in recent days, boosting the death toll well beyond 5,000, authorities reported Friday. The...