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Pakistan’s former dictator Musharraf resigns from party

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan’s former military ruler and dictator Pervez Musharraf has resigned from his political party, an indication he has no immediate plans...

Fatal fight sets off protests, clashes in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - At least four rebels, a counterinsurgency police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir yesterday,...

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North and South Korea agreed yesterday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as...

Rats break into ATM, munch through USD18,000 in cash

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian police on Thursday said rats nibbled through more than a million rupees of banknotes after busting into a cash...

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's civil war failed yesterday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with...

Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed law ordering a hand recount of the ballots from last month's national elections...

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Immigration enforcement on the US-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating...

German chancellor visits Lebanon school with Syrian refugees

BEIRUT (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel tossed a ball with students and passed out jerseys from Germany’s national soccer team yesterday during a...

Merkel says EU summit won’t solve migration issue

BERLIN (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday played down expectations that an European Union (EU) summit next week will reach a solution on...

Malta should take rescue boat, says Italy’s interior minister

MILAN (AP) - Italy’s populist, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said yesterday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants...

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