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Pakistani police arrest alleged Baluch separatistsPakistani police say six militants from a banned Baluch separatist group have been arrested in an operation in the forested area of southern Sindh Province
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Fire in Bangladesh factory kills at least 10At least 10 people have been killed in a fire at a factory outside Bangladesh's capital, the second deadly factory fire in the area in less than a week
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Lion and leopard cubs sit in cages as they are displayed during a police press conference in Kampar, Riau, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.  Indonesian police said Sunday that they have arrested two men suspected being part of a ring that poaches and trades in endangered animals and seized from them lion and leopard cubs and dozens of turtle, police said Sunday. (AP Photo/Rifka Majjid)
Indonesia nabs 2 suspected smugglers of leopard, lion cubs Indonesian police say they have arrested two men suspected being part of a ring that poaches and trades in endangered animals
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this image made from video, masked protesters are seen at a shopping mall in Sha Tin district in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Protesters were seen destroying some pro-China shops inside the mall, what led to minor scuffles with riot police and resulted in several arrests on Sunday.(AP Photo)
Police targets of both love and anger at Hong Kong ralliesSeveral thousand people have turned out in Hong Kong in an unusual display of support for the police force, criticized as abusive by the city's protest movement
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, attendees visit the Ford booth during Auto China 2018 show held in Beijing, China.  China’s government says it will postpone planned punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019’s announcement came after Washington agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on $160 billion of Chinese goods and to cut in half penalties that already were imposed. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China delays tariffs on US autos, other goods in trade dealChina is postponing punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A collapsed structure lies following an earthquake that struck Davao del Sur province, southern Philippines on Sunday Dec. 15, 2019. A strong quake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic, officials said. (AP Photo/John Angelo Jomao-as)
Strong quake kills 1, collapses building in PhilippinesA strong earthquake has jolted the southern Philippines, leaving at least one person dead and causing a three-story building to collapse
The Associated Press10 hours ago
14 pilgrims die, 18 injured after bus crashes in NepalA bus carrying Hindu pilgrims has driven off a highway in Nepal, killing 14 people
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Qantas aircraft evacuated in Sydney after smoke fills cabinPassengers on a Qantas flight from Sydney to Perth have used slides to evacuate the Airbus A330 after it was forced to return as the cabin filled with smoke
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Colonel Rian McKinstry addresses a press conference following the recovery operation to return the victims of the Dec. 9 volcano eruption off the coast of Whakatane New Zealand, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. A team of eight New Zealand military specialists landed on White Island early Friday to retrieve the bodies of victims after the Dec. 9 eruption. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victimsA second land search of New Zealand's volcanic White Island has failed to locate the bodies of the last two victims of an eruption that has now claimed 16 lives, most of them tourists
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Police arrest 7 suspected militants in Indonesia's PapuaPolice say they have arrested seven suspected Islamic militants in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province as authorities beef up security ahead of Christmas and New Year's celebrations across the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Supporters listen Thailand's Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit during rally in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Several thousand supporters of a popular Thai political party, under threat of dissolution, packed a concourse in central Bangkok on Saturday in one of the largest political demonstrations in recent years.(AP Photo/Jerry Harmer)(AP Photo/Str)
Supporters of embattled Thai opposition party hold big rallySeveral thousand people have rallied in the Thai capital in support of a popular opposition party that is under threat of dissolution in one of the largest pro-democracy gatherings since a 2014 coup
The Associated Press1 day ago
Alleged militants kill police officer in eastern IndonesiaAlleged members of an Islamic militant group have shot a police officer to death in the latest assault targeting officials in the world's most populous Muslim country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hong Kong police make 3 arrests in another explosives caseHong Kong police say they have arrested three men for testing homemade explosives they suspect were intended for use during protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
Insider attack kills 9 Afghan militia, officials sayAn Afghan official says at least one militia member has opened fire on his comrades, killing nine
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, photo, an image showing North Korea's missile launch is displayed at the Unification Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea. North Korea on Saturday, Dec. 14, says it successfully performed another "crucial test" as its long-range rocket launch site that would further strengthen its "reliable strategic nuclear deterrent. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threatsNorth Korea says it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent
The Associated Press1 day ago
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