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Afghan officials: Government forces free 149 people abducted by Taliban hours earlier; insurgents still hold 21 hostages
Afghan officials: Government forces free 149 people abducted by Taliban hours earlier; insurgents still hold 21 hostages
Updated: 1 hour ago
Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage
Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north
Updated: 3 hours ago
New Zealand politicians plan pay freeze as workers strike
New Zealand's lawmakers are planning to take a pay freeze at a time that teachers, nurses and other public workers have been going on strike for more money.
Updated: 3 hours ago
South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war
Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by Korean War
Updated: 1 hour ago
Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north
Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north
Updated: 4 hours ago
Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery dies at 94
Uri Avnery, trailblazing Israeli journalist, peace activist who openly advocate for Palestinian state, dead at 94
Updated: 2 hours ago
Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms
Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage
Updated: 5 hours ago
India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone
Military bases in a flood-ravaged state in southern India were opening to commercial flights to help speed in relief and fly out residents
Updated: 1 hour ago
Italy asks EU to find countries for 177 migrants
Italy is asking the EU to find countries willing to take 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet is sworn in
Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan is sworn in
Updated: 2 hours ago
Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12
Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 12 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from an earlier temblor that killed hundreds
Updated: 4 hours ago
Thailand's Queen Sirikit, 86, admitted to hospital with flu
Thailand's Queen Sirikit is being treated in a hospital for the flu
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tourists go off beaten path on North Korea's sacred volcano
Extreme tourism? Foreigners in North Korea can now camp out on the country's biggest volcano
Updated: 7 hours ago
German journalist in court case cleared to leave Turkey
A Turkish court has ruled that German journalist Mesale Tolu can leave the country, eight months after being released from prison pending the outcome of a trial on terror-related charges
Updated: 3 hours ago
AP Explains: The history of Korean family reunions
AP Explains: Things to know about reunions of war-split Korean families
Updated: 1 hour ago