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Grenade attack kills 3, wounds 23 in Indian-held KashmirPolice say 3 civilians have been killed and 23 others wounded after suspected rebels attacked a motorcade of a local government minister in Indian-controlled Kashmir
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Broadcast journalist killed in northeastern IndiaA journalist from a local TV network was abducted and killed while covering a protest rally in India's remote northeastern state of Tripura
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under DuterteThousands of protesters mark the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against President Rodrigo Duterte and his brutal anti-drug crackdown
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in New York described as "the sound of a dog barking" Trump's threat to destroy his country. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait for their turn to receive handouts near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 dieNine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos suspected of Abu Sayyaf linksMalaysian police arrested seven Filipinos believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, as part of a crackdown on suspected terrorists in the country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Reprocessed nuclear fuel returned to Japan for reactor useA shipment of reprocessed nuclear fuel containing plutonium has arrived back in Japan for use in a power plant reactor as country tries to burn more of its stockpile
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 21, 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares lower, dollar up after Fed's latest statementAsian shares mostly lower, dollar up after Fed says it start trimming bond holdings, plans one more interest rate increase this year
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monkThai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 deadA truck filled with humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh has veered off a road and fallen into a ditch, killing at least nine aid workers
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Red Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injuredRed Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injured
The Associated Press4 hours ago
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, center, presides over an interagency meeting for humanitarian aid to North Korea at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set dateSouth Korea has decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the assistance amid tensions created by North's nuclear tests
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The rate decision of the Federal Reserve appears on a television screen, on the floor of the New York Stack Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Federal Reserve says it will start in October to gradually unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, which expanded to unprecedented levels in efforts to spur economic growth after the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statementAsian shares mostly lower, dollar up after Fed says it start trimming bond holdings, plans one more interest rate increase this year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A Rohingya Muslim woman Parveen Akhtar carries her sister Rashida and waits for aid to arrive at Taiy Khali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim campMonsoon rains, relocations and extortion attempts are worsening the living situation in the Bangladeshi camps for Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Patten urges China not to see Hong Kongers as dissidentsHong Kong's last British governor has urged President Xi Jinping not to treat the Chinese city's residents like dissidents
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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