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AP PHOTOS: Rohingya cry for 'motherland' at refugee campAP PHOTOS: Rohingya cry for their 'motherland' at Bangladesh refugee camp
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Newly arrived Rohingya Muslim man, Syed Noor, center, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, sits beside his children as they eat lunch after they arrived at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Witnesses: Many Rohingya still trying to flee MyanmarThe massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
2 Vietnamese dead, 5 arrested in chase with Philippine navyTwo Vietnamese fishermen were killed and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the northwestern Philippines, sparking a chase where a Vietnamese boat hit a Philippine navy ship and prompted its crew to fire shots
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000More than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills girlPakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Suicide bomber strikes convoy in Afghan capital, wounds 3Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a suicide car bomber has struck a convoy of international forces in the capital, wounding three civilians
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Bangladesh coastal town a place of Rohingya hope and tragedyBangladesh town is often the first stop for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar on boats but tragedy lurks
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remainsAsia is getting used to living with Trump's broadsides, though it can't shrug them off completely
The Associated Press9 hours ago
DELETES NUMBER OF PEOPLE - North Koreans gather at Kim Il Sung Square to attend a mass rally against America on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea, a day after the country's leader issued a rare statement attacking Donald Trump. The sign on the left foreground reads "decisive punishment" while the sign on the right reads "decisive revenge." (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
North Korea stages anti-US rally in battle with TrumpNorth Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Repairs to New Zealand pipeline ease airport fuel shortageThe main pipeline that delivers jet fuel to New Zealand's largest airport is operational again after a rupture was repaired
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. South Korea's weather agency said an earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The signs read " The quake was detected in an area around Punggye-ri where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detectedSouth Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, an exhausted Rohingya helps an elderly family member and a child as they arrive at Kutupalong refugee camp after crossing from Myanmmar to the Bangladesh side of the border, in Ukhia. The man said he lost several family members in Myanmar. More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
10 photos from Bangladesh camps, 10 stories of desperationAn AP photographer shares stories of desperation and hopelessness behind 10 pictures from Bangladesh camps where Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar violence now struggle
The Associated Press14 hours ago
World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?While North Korea says its next nuclear test will involve a missile flying over Japan, many experts don't think the country would take such a risk _ but they're not ruling it out
The Associated Press1 day ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English talks to the media at his hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. New Zealanders were voting Saturday in a national election that appears to be a close race between conservative English and liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern. (Doug Sherring/New Zealand Herald via)
New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov'tPrime Minister Bill English's National Party has won the most votes in New Zealand's general election but not enough to form a government without help from other political parties
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: New Zealand leader addresses supportersNew Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has addressed hundreds of supporters in Auckland after his National Party won the most votes in the general election
The Associated Press1 day ago
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