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Philippine police disperse group protesting US, ChinaPhilippine riot police have used shields and a water hose to disperse more than 100 left-wing activists in front of the U.S. Embassy in Manila in a confrontation that injured more than a dozen protesters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Soldier's skull, long in US medical museum, buried in FranceAn Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a Philadelphia medical museum
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Judge rejects US efforts to strip terrorist of citizenshipA federal judge has rejected an effort by the Department of Justice to strip a terrorist of U.S. citizenship
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Mob lynches Muslim man over cow smuggling charges in IndiaPolice say a Muslim man has been beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of cow smuggling, the latest in a series of lynching by violent mobs in the country
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pakistan candidate kills himself after sons oppose himPolice in Pakistan say independent candidate for parliament has shot himself to death after his sons disagreed with his politics
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this March 11, 2018, photo, visitors look at the greyhounds walking on the track at the Yat Yuen Canidrome in Macau. Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure of Asia's only legal dog-racing track on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Macau takes in 533 dogs after Asia's only race track shutsMacau authorities have taken in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned upon the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track
The Associated Press8 hours ago
CPJ raises questions over situation for media in PakistanAn international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has raised questions about conditions that media face in Pakistan ahead of parliamentary elections
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Specialist facing US Army discharge sues for citizenshipA US Army specialist born in South Korea has sued to demand a response to her American citizenship application after the military moved to discharge her
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Pakistani villagers salvage belongings from their collapsed houses in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, July 20, 2018. Heavy rain resulted in roof collapsing and has killed a father and daughter while injuring son, police said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
Melting of glacier causes flash floods in Pakistan's northPakistani officials say the melting of a glacier has unleashed landslides and floods in the country's northern district of Ghizer, inundating dozens of homes and displacing hundreds of people
The Associated Press23 hours ago
India's Parliament rejects no confidence against motionIndia's Parliament rejects the no-confidence motion by the opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Vietnam convicts, deports US man who joined rare protestA Vietnamese court has convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a rare protest and ordered him deported
The Associated Press1 day ago
A TV screen shows a blurred photo of North Korean restaurant workers in China, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Kore, Friday, July 20, 2018. North Korea said that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years. The signs read: "The two Koreas agreed to hold a reunion of Korean families." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubtNorth Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens
The Associated Press1 day ago
People cross the road in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, July 20, 2018. Asian markets wobbled on Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were readying for the imposition of more tariffs on one another. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade warWorld stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Roadside bomb targeting security convoy wounds 6 in PakistanPakistani police say a roadside bomb has exploded near a security convoy in the country's southwest, wounding at least six people
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pakistan identifies man it says killed 149 at election rallyPakistani police say investigators have identified the suicide bomber who attacked an election rally in the country's southwest last week, killing 149 people
The Associated Press1 day ago
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