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2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine  

Bangkok, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trappedRead More...

France's Macron heading to Germany for talks with Merkel

French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Berlin for meetings with Angela Merkel in the hopes of winning support from the German chancellor on his ambitious reform planRead More...

Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes southern Iran; felt in Bahrain

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf. ThereRead More...

Police: Attackers hurl acid at 3 female students in Pakistan

Pakistani police say a group of men on motorcycles hurled acid at three female university students in the city of Gujrat.

Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

 A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for theRead More...

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungleRead More...

Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's president

A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries toRead More...

UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

The U.N. Security Council is heading to a remote Swedish estate this weekend for its annual retreat with the secretary-general after one of its most contentious weeks inRead More...

Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct  

A senior Japanese finance ministry official resigned Wednesday after being accused of sexual misconduct in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's embattled government, already hit byRead More...

Malaysia's Mahathir says opposition could win

Malaysian opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the opposition and a change ofRead More...

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2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle ...

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

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Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct  

A senior Japanese finance ministry official resigned Wednesday after being accused of sexual misconduct in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's embattled government, already hit by ...