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Pakistani villagers salvage belongings from their collapsed houses in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, July 20, 2018. Heavy rain resulted in roof collapsing and has killed a father and daughter while injuring son, police said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
Melting of glacier causes flash floods in Pakistan's northPakistani officials say the melting of a glacier has unleashed landslides and floods in the country's northern district of Ghizer, inundating dozens of homes and displacing hundreds of people
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
India's Parliament rejects no confidence against motionIndia's Parliament rejects the no-confidence motion by the opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Vietnam convicts, deports US man who joined rare protestA Vietnamese court has convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a rare protest and ordered him deported
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A TV screen shows a blurred photo of North Korean restaurant workers in China, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Kore, Friday, July 20, 2018. North Korea said that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years. The signs read: "The two Koreas agreed to hold a reunion of Korean families." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubtNorth Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People cross the road in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, July 20, 2018. Asian markets wobbled on Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were readying for the imposition of more tariffs on one another. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade warWorld stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Roadside bomb targeting security convoy wounds 6 in PakistanPakistani police say a roadside bomb has exploded near a security convoy in the country's southwest, wounding at least six people
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Pakistan identifies man it says killed 149 at election rallyPakistani police say investigators have identified the suicide bomber who attacked an election rally in the country's southwest last week, killing 149 people
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Gunmen kill radio commentator, escape in PhilippinesA Filipino radio commentator has been killed by unidentified gunmen as he was leaving for work in a country with an alarming record of killings of journalists
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Taliban launches 2 days of attacks in Afghanistan, 14 killedTaliban fighters launched a wave of attacks against security outposts in the east and south of Afghanistan over the last two days, even as efforts to jump-start peace talks were renewed
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul. A South Korean court has sentenced on Friday, July 20, 2018, jailed Park to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prisonA South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Officials: Missing Pakistani peace activist returns homePakistani officials say a peace activist who mysteriously went missing in December has returned home in the eastern city of Lahore after his abductors freed him
The Associated Press11 hours ago
South Korea court sentences jailed ex-President Park Geun-hye to additional 8 years for abusing state funds, electionsSouth Korea court sentences jailed ex-President Park Geun-hye to additional 8 years for abusing state funds, elections
The Associated Press11 hours ago
AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP Photos: Floods in Manila, watching World Cup finals in India, mud wrestling in South Korea, Thai soccer boys return home.
The Associated Press14 hours ago
People cross the road in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, July 20, 2018. Asian markets wobbled on Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were readying for the imposition of more tariffs on one another. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffsAsian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Australia continues bid to return IS suspect from TurkeyThe Australian prime minister says his government will not give up its quest to prosecute an Australian Islamic State group suspect despite a Turkish court rejecting an extradition application
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