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Suicide bombers kill 6 police, wound 8 troops in PakistanOfficials in Pakistan say suicide bombers have struck a police vehicle and a security checkpoint in separate attacks in the city of Quetta, killing six police and wounding eight paramilitary troops
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
2 Indian troops, 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fightingPolice say a soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and four rebels have been killed in a gunfight in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police say 37 Maoist rebels killed in western IndiaPolice say at least 37 Maoist rebels have been killed in two gunbattles between troops and insurgents in western India over the last three days
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pakistan arrests father, uncle in Italian's 'honor' killingPakistani police arrested father, uncle suspected in 'honor' killing of 25-year-old Italian woman of Pakistani origin
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Thailand says it's willing to host Trump-Kim summitThailand's foreign minister says his country is willing and able to host a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but says no plans have been made to do so
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher in directionless trading Tuesday after Wall Street couldn't hang to an early gain and finished mostly lower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global stocks mostly rise amid upbeat corporate earningsGlobal stocks are mostly higher as company earnings reports continue to largely beat expectations, suggesting the economy remains strong despite concerns about trade
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Former Indonesia's Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto sits on the defendant's chair during his sentencing hearing at the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The court sentenced the senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prisonAn Indonesian court has sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sips on a drink as she delivers a speech at a dinner hosted by Queen Elizabeth II, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London. As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from a trip to Europe. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP, File)
New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at homeNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Ahead of summits, US tones down war games with S. KoreaU.S., South Korea have toned down their annual war games ahead of summits with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Moon to raise Japanese abductee issue in North Korea summitSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in says he will raise the issue of Japanese citizens who were abducted decades ago by North Korea in his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Men carry the coffin of a relative who died in Sunday's suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2018. Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as residents in the capital, Kabul, prepared for the funerals of those killed in the horrific bombing by the Islamic State group on a voter registration center that left at least 57 dead the previous day. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemenAfghan officials: Taliban attacks kill at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen, latest in particularly deadly week
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Taliban kill 2 Afghan police, capture 6 troopsThe Latest: Afghan official says Taliban killed 2 policemen, captured 6 troops in attacks in western Badghis province
The Associated Press8 hours ago


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