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Roadside bombing in Afghanistan kills 8, mostly childrenAn Afghan official says a roadside bomb has struck a minivan in southern Helmand province, killing at least eight civilians, including six children
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fireChinese officials say dry conditions, high temperatures and a sudden change in wind direction all contributed to the deaths of 19 people in a forest fire in mountainous southwestern China
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus at 76 in BritainAn agent says Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died at 76 in Britain as a result of the new coronavirus
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, women wearing protective masks to prevent the new coronavirus outbreak walk on a re-opened commercial street in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on Monday, March 30, 2020. Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months. (Shen Bohan/Xinhua via AP)
Wuhan's favorite noodles are back as virus-hit city recoversThe reappearance of Wuhan's favorite noodles is a tasty sign that life is slowly returning to normal in the Chinese city at the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press1 day ago
Taliban team arrives in Kabul to monitor prisoner release A Taliban spokesman says a three-member technical team has arrived in the Afghan capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdownHundreds of stranded Americans have left Nepal on a repatriation flight, days after a lockdown was imposed in the Himalayan nation to help fight the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Monday, March 30, 2020 photo, a firefighter battles a forest fire as it approaches a gas station in Xichang in southwestern China's Sichuan Province. More than a dozen of people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China and reinforcements were sent to fight the blaze and evacuate nearby residents, officials and state media reported Tuesday. (Chinatopix via AP)
China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fireChina's state media say 19 people died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China
The Associated Press1 day ago
China state media report 19 people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern province of SichuanChina state media report 19 people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern province of Sichuan
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms, empty stores in virus-hit JapanCherry blossoms are in season and the ancient Japanese capital of Nara, with its majestic Todaiji temple and its herds of deer, would normally be packed
The Associated Press1 day ago
Woman convicted in Thai knife attack held in girl's deathA woman who served four years in prison for a random knife attack at a girls' school in Thailand in 2005 is being held in the fatal stabbing of a young girl
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gunmen kill New Zealand man near Indonesia's Freeport mine Gunmen have killed a New Zealand miner and wounded six others near the world's largest gold mine in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region
The Associated Press2 days ago
Philippines grounds company's aircraft after deadly firePhilippine aviation officials are grounding all aircraft belonging to the company that owns a plane that caught fire while taking off from Manila's airport, killing all eight people on board
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo provided by the North Korean government shows military exercise at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea says US clearly doesn't want nuclear talksNorth Korea says “reckless remarks” by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo make it clear that Washington has no intention of resuming nuclear talks
The Associated Press2 days ago
India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remainIndia is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway cars and a motor racing circuit into makeshift quarantine facilities
The Associated Press2 days ago
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