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The Latest: Official: IDs of missing people to be releasedThe Xinhua news agency says the identities of the 118 missing people in a landslide in southwest China will soon be made public
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Pakistani troops leave after a shootout with militants on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Security forces raided a militant hideout in the northwestern city of Peshawar before dawn Saturday, triggering a shootout in which three Pakistani Tailban were killed, senior police official Sajjad Khan said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market at northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 67, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 85
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this image taken from video run by China's CCTV via AP Video, Qiao Dashuai, left, is attended to by nurses at a hospital after surviving a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. More than 100 people have been buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, a provincial government said. Qiao told CCTV his baby saved their family because he was woken up by the baby's crying when he heard a strange noise that alerted him to the landslide. (CCTV via AP Video)
Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslideMore than 120 people have been buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistani troops leave after a shootout with militants on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Security forces raided a militant hideout in the northwestern city of Peshawar before dawn Saturday, triggering a shootout in which three Pakistani Tailban were killed, senior police official Sajjad Khan said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 85
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged cityThe Philippine military has declared an eight-hour halt to its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants aligned with the Islamic State group in southern Marawi city to allow residents to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan
The Associated Press2 minutes ago
East Timor returns 2 foreign inmates who escaped Bali prisonAuthorities in East Timor have returned two foreign inmates who escaped from a prison on Indonesia's resort island of Bali
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Teenage boy from Mumbai slum dances way to NY ballet schoolThe teenage son of a welder from a Mumbai slum has won a spot at a prestigious ballet academy in New York
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Pakistani nursing staff attend an injured girl at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. A powerful bomb went off near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan on Friday, causing casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani citiesPakistani officials say 40 people were killed and nearly 100 others wounded in three bomb and a gun attacks in two major cities Friday
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- This April 18, 2017, file photo shows the suburban Minneapolis headquarters of Syngenta in Minnetonka, Minn. A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million Friday, June 23 to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suitA federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: North Korea denies torturing American detaineeNorth Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma
The Associated Press1 day ago
Fred and Cindy Warmbier watch as their son Otto, is placed in a hearse after his funeral, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's deathNorth Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed caseSwiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bergdahl judge rejects motion to limit desertion durationSgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban ended his unauthorized absence hours after he left his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Protesters shout slogans during a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila in a "Black Friday" protest to mark the first month of the declaration of Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao region in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte in the wake of the Muslim militant siege of Marawi city Friday, June 23, 2017. The siege by militants aligned with the Islamic State group continues as it enters its second month Friday. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militantThe Philippine military chief says the Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closureA strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases
The Associated Press1 day ago
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