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North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter...

Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes

Hundreds of family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than...

Taliban targets army checkpoints in Afghanistan killing 30 troops

An Afghan official says at least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province.

South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

South Korea's president on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to...

Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month.

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.

3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in Japan

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, an official said Sunday.

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his...

Health of ex-Pakistani PM's wife worsens at London hospital

The health of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife has deteriorated following a cardiac arrest at a hospital in London, where she was undergoing treatment following throat cancer surgery.

 
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South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

South Korea's president on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to ...

Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, an official said Sunday.

Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes

Hundreds of family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than ...

3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in Japan

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Taliban targets army checkpoints in Afghanistan killing 30 troops

An Afghan official says at least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province.

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his ...

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.

Health of ex-Pakistani PM's wife worsens at London hospital

The health of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife has deteriorated following a cardiac arrest at a hospital in London, where she was undergoing treatment following throat cancer surgery.

Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month.

North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter ...