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Philippines: Vietnamese ship attacked; 1 dead, 6 abducted

The Philippine coast guard says gunmen attacked a Vietnamese ship off the Philippines' southern tip, killing a Vietnamese crewman and abducting six others
Updated: 9 minutes ago
Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of  Mosul

Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul

Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half
Updated: 11 minutes ago
Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspects

Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspects

A retired Philippine police officer says President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents, including a radio commentator
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again

Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again

The Red Cross said 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government
Updated: 24 minutes ago
Singaporean PM, hosting Netanyahu, endorses 'two-state' plan

Singaporean PM, hosting Netanyahu, endorses 'two-state' plan

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, says his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Updated: 28 minutes ago
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur denounces Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death
Updated: 1 hour ago
US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Union

US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Union

US Vice President Mike Pence talks of finding ways to 'deepen our relationship with the European Union and the European community'
Updated: 1 hour ago
The Latest: Malaysia PM defends probe into N. Korean's death

The Latest: Malaysia PM defends probe into N. Korean's death

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak is defending his country's investigation into the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother in the face of criticism by Pyongyang's ambassador
Updated: 1 hour ago

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Famine has been declared in 2 counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis
Updated: 1 hour ago