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At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in IndiaAt least 32 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India
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At least 23 killed, 50 injured as train derails in IndiaAt least 23 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India
The Associated Press1 hour ago
12 people likely dead after central China landslideAuthorities in central China say 12 people are likely dead inside a hotel overrun by a landslide
The Associated Press1 hour ago
China investigates former local Communist boss for briberyChinese authorities say they are investigating the former Communist Party chief and mayor of the port city of Tianjin for bribery
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Wen Wanchang, whose son was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, cries as he waits for a meeting with Malaysia Airlines officials in Beijing Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Some relatives of Flight 370's passengers expressed anger, disappointment and a resolve to press authorities to resume their efforts and find out exactly what happened. Others said they understood that the search — the most expensive of its kind in aviation history — had to come to an end. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Families lobby Malaysian minister to resume search for MH370Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Officials say at least 23 killed, 50 injured after train derails in southern IndiaOfficials say at least 23 killed, 50 injured after train derails in southern India
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?
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Diver mauled by shark north of Australia to undergo surgeryA diver who was mauled by a 4-meter (13-foot) bull shark near the Great Barrier Reef was flown in a stable condition to an Australian hospital for microsurgery surgery to an arm
The Associated Press2 hours ago
American residents in the Philippines, from left, Donald Goertzen, Gabriel Ortiz and Omar Tiwana, display placards during a candlelight vigil at the American Cemetery to protest the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 in Manila, Philippines.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speechWorld reacts to Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Government says High Peace Council chief diesAn Afghan official says that Pir Sayed Ahmed Gailani, chief of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, tasked with negotiating an end to the country's protracted conflict, has died at age 84
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Pakistani Shiite Muslims attend the funeral prayer of the victims of bomb blast at a mosque in Parachinar, the capital of Pakistan's Kurram tribal region, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. A bomb exploded in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing more than 20 and wounding dozens. The explosion took place when the market was crowded with retailers buying fruits and vegetables from a wholesale shop, officials said. (AP Photo/Ali Murtaza)
Bomb blast kill 22, wounds at least 50 in northwest PakistanA bomb explodes in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least 50, officials said
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Police official says 3 policemen killed in Taliban assaultPolice official says Taliban insurgents stormed a police check-post in north eastern Kapisa province killing 3 policemen
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, a Chinese man holds up a Chinese newspaper with the front page photo of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the headline "Outsider counter attack" at a newsstand in Beijing, China. China views a Trump presidency with less trepidation. Citizens of China's capital Beijing on Saturday are expressing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Chinese express doubts about US relations under TrumpPeople in Beijing expressed doubts about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other issues
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Humanitarian groups appeal for $550 million to aid poorestHumanitarian groups say they need $550 million in 2017 to aid the most vulnerable in Afghanistan warning anything less could mean death to some
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Vietnam to allow locals in casinos under 3-year test projectVietnamese gamblers will soon be allowed into local casinos under a three-year pilot project
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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