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Army says bomb kills 4 soldiers in southwest PakistanThe Pakistani army says a roadside bomb has killed four soldiers in a southwestern town near the Iranian border
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attackDozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded
The Associated Press7 hours ago
NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held thereNorth Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Duterte says he can be 50 times more brutal than terroristsThe Philippine president has warned that he can be 50 times more brutal than Muslim extremists, saying he'd even eat them if they're captured alive by troops
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Human rights advocate found stabbed to death in the MaldivesPolice in the Maldives say they're investigating the stabbing death of a prominent blogger and human rights advocate
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FBI boss Comey arrives in New Zealand ahead of conferenceFBI Director James Comey has arrived in New Zealand ahead of a conference, although officials are being cagey about the exact nature of his visit
The Associated Press11 hours ago
US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyersAn American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula is conducting a joint exercise with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Stolen plaque in Thailand a sign of antidemocratic sentimentA stolen plaque commemorating Thailand's 1932 revolution is a sign that democracy still has not taken hold in the country, and a disinclination by the authorities to find those responsible adds another element of mystery
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Latest: Pence wraps up Aussie visit at famed opera houseU.S. Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to Australia with a boat cruise around Sydney Harbour and a tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroadVice President Mike Pence's visit to Asia is offering evidence that he's becoming one of President Donald Trump's main emissaries on the global stage
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Filipino troops kill 4 suspected militants on resort islandPhilippine security officials say government forces have killed four suspected Muslim militants in new fighting in a central resort province where troops foiled possible kidnapping and bombing plots by extremists this month
The Associated Press1 day ago
An injured soldier recovers in a hospital after Friday's attack at a military compound in Mazar-e-Sharif province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. (AP Photo)
Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attackAuthorities have raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms
The Associated Press1 day ago
China, Philippines argue over defense chief's island visitChina has protested the visit by Manila's defense and military chiefs to a disputed island in the South China Sea, but the Philippine government maintains it owns the territory where Filipino troops and villagers have lived for decades
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hanoi mayor, villagers secure end of hostage crisisThe mayor of Vietnam's capital has met with representatives from a village on the outskirts of the city and secured the release of 19 policemen and officials who had been held hostage by villagers over a land dispute, ending the weeklong crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
SAIC-GM president Wang Yongping announces the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid, during a global launch event ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At the auto show, the global industry's biggest marketing event of the year, almost every global and Chinese auto brand is showing at least one electric concept vehicle, if not a market-ready model. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline
The Associated Press1 day ago
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