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Pakistani police officers take positions following a suicide attack on a church in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Two suicide bombers attacked the church when hundreds of worshippers were attending services ahead of Christmas. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9Pakistani officials say two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing nine people and wounding over 50
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
AP Exclusive: Digital police state shackles Chinese minorityAP Exclusive: Possibly tens of thousands of people have been spirited without trial into China's secretive detention camps for alleged crimes that range from having extremist thoughts to merely traveling or studying abroad
The Associated Press1 hour ago
50 Chinese couples marry in Sri Lanka in mass ceremonyClad in traditional Chinese, western and Sri Lankan costumes and with local drummers and dancers performing, 50 Chinese couples were married at a mass wedding ceremony in Sri Lanka's capital
The Associated Press1 hour ago
American man recaptured after 5-day Indonesia manhuntPolice have recaptured an American man who escaped from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on Indonesia's resort island of Bali
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpointsAn Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province, killing 11 police
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of the Pakistan Defense Council, an alliance of hardline Islamist religious parties chant slogans during a rally against America, in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Thousands of supporters of hardline Islamist religious parties have rallied condemning U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump's Jerusalem moveThousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital
The Associated Press2 hours ago
More than 30 dead in Philippines due to slow-moving stormOfficials say more than 30 people have been killed mostly due to landslides set off by a slow-moving storm in the central Philippines
The Associated Press3 hours ago
2 couples tie knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddingsTwo female couples have tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesia clerics want boycott of US products over JerusalemMuslim clerics have called for boycott of American products in Indonesia's largest protest against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The Associated Press9 hours ago
AP Exclusive: In western China, thought police instill fearAP Exclusive: In western China, thought police instill fear
The Associated Press10 hours ago
North Korea marks 6th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's deathCrowds of flower-bearing North Koreans are paying their respects before statues and portraits of their leaders on the sixth anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Sydney man charged with brokering North Korea missile salesA Sydney man has been charged with acting as an agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends the UK-China Economic Financial Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Fred Dufour/Pool Photo via AP)
China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EUBritain and China have pledged to promote London as a center for use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy research as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Arrested priest extradited from Philippines to North DakotaA priest arrested on child sexual abuse charges has been extradited from the Philippines to North Dakota
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Newly-elected president of the main opposition Congress party Rahul Gandhi kisses his mother and former party president Sonia Gandhi as former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, right, during a function at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, has taken over as president of the main opposition Congress party while facing a stiff challenge from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling Hindu nationalists. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress partyRahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, has taken over as president of the main opposition Congress party
The Associated Press1 day ago
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