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China chemical plant explosion kills 4The local government says an explosion at a chemical plant in southern China has killed at least four people and injured six
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police arrest Kashmir protesters, rebels kill truck driverPolice in Indian-controlled Kashmir have arrested 13 women for holding an anti-India protest and two suspected militants shot and killed a truck driver near an apple orchard where he had picked up fruit boxes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman surveys her home destroyed by Typhoon Hagibis Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Nagano, Japan. More victims and damage have been found in the typhoon-hit areas of central and northern Japan, where rescue crews are searching for people still missing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
More victims, more damage found in Japan typhoon aftermathMore victims and more damage have been found in typhoon-hit areas of Japan, where rescue crews are searching for people still missing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
UN: 85 civilians killed in attacks targeting Afghan electionUN report describes severe impact of election-related violence on Afghanistan's civilians, mainly from the Taliban's campaign targeting its presidential election last month
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Newborn baby girl found buried alive in IndiaPolice say a newborn baby girl has been found buried alive in an earthen pot in northern India and hospitalized in critical condition
The Associated Press3 hours ago
South Korea's Son Heung-min, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring against Sri Lanka during their Asian zone Group H qualifying soccer match for the 2022 World Cup at Hwaseong Sports Complex in Hwaseong, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifierNorth Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match but it is unclear how many people saw the game in Pyongyang
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Sri Lanka presidential hopeful says won't honor deal with UNA former Sri Lankan defense chief who's a front-runner in next month's presidential election says if he wins he won't recognize a deal the government made with the U.N. human rights council to investigate alleged war crimes during the nation's civil war
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Australia deports woman to Vietnam over smuggled porkA Vietnamese tourist was deported for carrying pork in her luggage in the first incidence of Australia canceling a tourist's visa over undeclared food
The Associated Press3 hours ago
American prosecutor slain in Pacific nation of MicronesiaLawyer Rachelle Bergeron planned to return to the U.S. soon after a challenging stint prosecuting criminals in the Pacific nation of Micronesia, but she was shot and killed Monday as she returned home from a run with her dog
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Women walk by a China Post mailbox in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. On Tuesday, China says fees it pays to the United States and other countries to deliver packages will nearly triple through 2025 under an agreement following complaints by Washington.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China says postal fees to rise after US complaintChina says charges paid to US, other countries to deliver packages will nearly triple through 2025 after Washington complained
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man walks past posters left by protesters in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to "kill or to harm" riot control officers was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, police said Monday, in a further escalation of destructive street battles gripping the business hub. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong's leader: Territory not becoming a police stateHong Kong's leader says "it's totally irresponsible and unfounded" to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government grapples with protests now in their fifth month
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Prince William, Kate kick off five-day Pakistan tourBritain's Prince William and his wife Kate are visiting a school for girls in Pakistan's capital, in their first engagement on a five-day tour of the country
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill gestures after inspecting the APEC 2018 International Media Center at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister O’Neill for official corruption. The acting police commissioner said O’Neill was in a hotel in the capital but refusing to cooperate. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Papua New Guinea police seeking to arrest ex-PM O'NeillPapua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Rows of Japan's bullet trains, parked in a facility, sit in a pool of water in Nagano, central Japan, after Typhoon Hagibis hit the city, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Rescue efforts for people stranded in flooded areas are in full force after a powerful typhoon dashed heavy rainfall and winds through a widespread area of Japan, including Tokyo.(Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP)
Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from disastersFlooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from natural disasters as climate change brings weather extremes
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Papua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruptionPapua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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