KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Ga... Full Story
Afghan police say insurgents enter southern police compound
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the compound allowing the others to gain entry, a senior policeman said.
S. Korean police question dozens after violent ferry protest
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said they were questioning dozens of protesters Sunday over violence that broke out at a rally denouncing the government's handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.
Indian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition
NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving farmers rallied in India's capital Sunday to protest a government plan to ease rules for obtaining land for industry and development projects.
2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy during weekend protests in the disputed region of Kashmir, police said.
AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup
BEIJING (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer sad.
Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group.
Nepal marks anniversary of deadliest Everest avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal on Saturday marked the anniversary of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche with a memorial and a government announcement that it will set up a welfare fund for mountaineering and trekking workers in the Himalayan nation.
Bangladesh guardedly welcomes Benetton factory victim pledge
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi garment industry leader on Saturday guardedly welcomed Italian retailer Benetton's pledge of more than $1 million to victims of a factory collapse that killed over 1,100 people two years ago, saying it had come late but was appreciated.
Afghan parliament approves 16 more Cabinet nominees
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament has approved 16 Cabinet nominees after months of delays.
Afghan president says Islamic State group has claimed suicide bombing that killed at least 33
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan president says Islamic State group has claimed suicide bombing that killed at least 33.
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