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A victim's boot lies at the site of a deadly bombing in the eastern city of Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. Pakistani officials said that the suicide motorcycle bombing killed over 20 people and wounded more than 20 others at a vegetable market in the neighborhood of Kot Lakhpat on Lahore's outskirts. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 26 people and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, in the eastern city of Lahore
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters shout slogans during a rally outside the Lower House to coincide with the state of the nation address of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Monday, July 24, 2017 in Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Thousands of protesters march towards the Lower House with an effigy of Duterte to demand that he deliver on a wide range of promises he made in his first state of the nation address last year, from pressing peace talks with Marxist guerrillas, which is currently on hold, to upholding human rights and the rule of law. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug warPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in "jail or hell"
The Associated Press2 hours ago
An electoral worker shows a ballot paper as votes are counted during the parliamentary election in Dili, East Timor, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Almost two dozen parties are contesting in the polls that are likely to return independence heroes to power, despite frustration in the young democracy with lack of economic progress and warnings the country could be bankrupt within a decade. (AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez)
East Timor's main parties able to form gov't but lose groundEast Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with the economy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Chinese national charged with leading ivory smuggling ringA Chinese national has been arraigned in federal court in Boston on charges he led a conspiracy to illegally smuggle $700,000 worth of goods made from banned rhinoceros horn, elephant ivory and coral
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Police block Maldivian lawmakers from going towards the Parliament building in Male, Maldives, Monday, July 24, 2017. The Maldivian opposition says the military has locked down parliament on the orders of the country's president in a bid to prevent lawmakers from taking part in a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker. (AP Photo/Ahmed Shurau)
Maldives opposition says lawmakers storm locked parliamentThe Maldivian opposition party says some opposition lawmakers have stormed the parliament compound after it was padlocked by military members in a bid to prevent lawmakers from voting to impeach the parliamentary speaker
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Municipality workers cleans up in front of a wedding hall at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. A suicide car bomb killed dozens of people as well as the bomber early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24A Taliban suicide bombing has killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault that has ignited criticism of the government's ability to provide security in the capital Kabul
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Fate of 39 Indians missing in Iraq for 3 years still unknownIraq's foreign minister says he doesn't know whether 39 Indian workers who were abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago are dead or alive
The Associated Press5 hours ago
64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombsAfter 64 years, the Korean War is still giving up thousands of bombs, mortars and live ammunition
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Thai police arrest Chinese and Taiwanese in telephone scamPolice in Thailand say they have arrested 44 people _ 19 Chinese citizens and 25 Taiwanese _ suspected of running a telephone scam
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Lahore bombing death toll rises to 22Pakistani police say the death toll in a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore has risen to 22. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf says a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police at a vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistani police say the death toll has risen to 22 in suicide bombing attack in eastern city of LahorePakistani police say the death toll has risen to 22 in suicide bombing attack in eastern city of Lahore
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Duterte meets with protesters outside CongressPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte, in a rare move, has met with thousands of left-wing protesters after his annual state of the nation address, but was angered when some heckled him
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Security forces stand guard at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: EU condemns deadly Afghan attacksThe Latest: EU condemns deadly attacks in Afghanistan, says it stands with Afghan authorities in fight against extremism
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this March 13, 2017 photo, the then-party secretary of Chongqing, Sun Zhengcai, attends a plenary session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Chinese Communist Party said Monday, July 24, 2017, that the former leader of the mega-city of Chongqing is suspected of "serious violation of discipline," its shorthand for corruption and abuse of office. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Rising Chinese politician under investigation for corruptionChina's ruling Communist Party says a rising star once tipped for a top leadership post is under investigation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A woman and a boy chat in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 24, 2017. Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Global shares mixed as attention turns to Fed meetingGlobal stocks mostly lower as investors turned their attention to the US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week, US political risks
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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