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16 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern China

August 24, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging... more »»

12 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern China

August 24, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging... more »»

Thailand awaits verdict that could send former PM to prison

August 24, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — Friends and foes alike of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday by the Supreme Court on charges she was criminally negligent in... more »»

US Navy: Body found by Malaysia not one of McCain's missing

August 24, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — A body found at sea by Malaysian forces is not one of the 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. more »»

Top court says privacy the fundamental right of every Indian

August 24, 2017

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court ruled Thursday that privacy is a fundamental right of every citizen in a landmark judgment that could affect the country's mammoth, unique identity card system. more »»

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

August 24, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-ric... more »»

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

August 24, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move... more »»

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

August 24, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet has been relieved of duty following a series of warship accidents that raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. more »»

The Latest: New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support

August 24, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, the new commander of the U.S. more »»

Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in Pakistan

August 24, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. more »»

Dutch police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gig

August 23, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American... more »»

The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacks

August 23, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the cancellation of a concert by American rock band Allah-Las in the Netherlands (all times local):

12:35 a.m. more »»

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river

August 23, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday. more »»

Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rights

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor huma... more »»

US chastises Cambodia for curtailing press freedom

August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States strongly criticized Cambodia on Wednesday for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media — chastising a... more »»

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move... more »»

Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery

August 23, 2017

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. more »»

Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade deal

August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. more »»

Study: 50M at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

August 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. more »»

Russian official says US and Russia aren't in new Cold War

August 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and the United States aren't in a new Cold War despite spiraling tensions, a senior Russian diplomat said in remarks released Wednesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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